Digital Back Office Featured On The Municipal Voice

Your home is likely filled with objects that can connect to the internet, like your computer or cell phone, but also probably your TV, maybe even your refrigerator and thermostat. More and more we’ve become attached to an internet of things, and each of those represents a way for a hacker to get into your […]

CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION VS PREVENTION

The sign in the restaurant bathroom reminds all employees to “wash your hands before handling food”.  Menu footnotes remind us that “undercooking meats or fish may result in food borne illness or death”. Despite these reminders, culinary training and government oversight the Center for Disease Control estimates that one in 10 people experiences a food […]

Who Is Responsible for Cybersecurity?

Who does a school board or town council hold responsible for cyber hacking or suspicious activity when the attackers are anonymous and the ransom, if paid, is untraceable? Do administrators hold employees accountable for detecting and preventing cyber-attacks? A data breach should be reported to law enforcement, financial institution and the public, if personally identifiable […]

Seymour Blocks Russian Hackers

Law enforcement statistics tell us that professional burglars case an area or neighborhood prior to selecting high value targets with low risk.  Digital burglars from Russia and elsewhere also prefer anonymity, concealment and time to test the target defenses and case networks for high value personal data like social security numbers, driver licenses, birth dates, […]

Who Owns the Problem?

When infrequent power outages occur, the usual response is to check the street lights, contact your neighbor, or make a visual inspection of the power line on the street. Unless the outage originates inside your home or office, the next call is to the electric utility that owns the problem. Ownership of network or internet […]

DBO Turns Up Internet Access Service for Norwalk Police Department

The Norwalk Police Department has upgraded Internet Access (IA) using Digital BackOffice managed Internet Gateway services (DBO Internet Gateway). Norwalk Police Department Deputy Chief Ashley Gonzalez, spearheaded efforts to improve internet access for the police department after numerous reports of unreliable and slow internet service. “After replacing the previous cable internet service with DBO, the response time to […]

Town of Seymour Dials Up Calls on CEN/Nutmeg Networks

August 29, 2016 The Town of Seymour and Seymour Public Schools have completed a transition to a hosted Voice-Over-IP (VOIP) telephone system operating on the Connecticut Education/Nutmeg Networks. “The premise based voice systems have been replaced by Digital BackOffice and Broadview OfficeSuite®”, said Rob Dyer, the Director of Technology.  “Telephones are connected via the local data […]

Dogfooding Computer Service Providers

How do you differentiate one computer service provider from another?  Simply ask the vendor salesperson, do you eat your own dogfood? Choosing the right vendor to install, configure and manage your computer and voice services is critical to every for profit and non-profit business. The hundreds of computer service providers in New England alone, are […]

Adapt to the New World of Education & Government

1 Gig isn’t enough! Demand for bandwidth is exploding as mobile devices, cloud based apps and IP enabled devices are connected to the enterprise network infrastructure. Digital BackOffice and CEN provide the most reliable, end-to-end infrastructure transport services in Connecticut with unmatched security, value, performance and bandwidth options. DBO is a Gold sponsor of the 4th […]

Branford Public Schools Upgrade WAN to 10 Gigabits

April 21, 2016 –  Branford Public Schools has increased internet bandwidth between buildings to 10 Gigabits per second after renewing a contract with Digital BackOffice. “The primary intent of upgrading the school district WAN is to facilitate the full integration of technology into the learning process, as well as to support on-line testing and the […]