Is Your Business Secure?

Export to PDF | Export to DOCThe recent string of security breaches has allowed hackers to gain unprecedented access to your personal information, your healthcare records, and your credit card numbers.  In the aftermath of each security breach it was determined the companies hacked were fully prepared and well protected when it comes to technology defenses.  However, investing in only technology is no longer enough. Often it is misperceived just using technology to protect your network is all that is required.  Hackers have resorted to age-old techniques involving social engineering,...

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South Lake Animal League’s “A Fetching Affair” Gala

Export to PDF | Export to DOCA Fetching Affair Save the date for the South Lake Animal League’s “A Fetching Affair” Gala on September 13, 2014 from 6:00 pm-10:00 pm at Trilogy’s gated resort community in Groveland! A Fetching Affair” is a special evening in which more than 200 guests will gather to celebrate animals, enjoy a delicious dinner, bid on exclusive live and silent auction items, and have an opportunity to win some great items. The entire evening supports the life-saving work of South Lake Animal League and launches our Best Paw Forward Building Fund! How You Can Help...

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Lake County School Board Recognizes CEO Clinton Pownall for Career Technical Education Program Curriculum Review

Export to PDF | Export to DOCLake County School Board Recognizes CEO Clinton Pownall for Career Technical Education Program Curriculum Review.   June 9th 2014, Lake County, FL.  The Lake County School Board officially recognizes Computer Business Consultants CEO, Clinton Pownall for his contribution and as Chair of the Information Technology Program Review Committee.   The purpose of the Review Committee is to determine whether or not the State of Florida Career Technical Education, CTE, programs and skills as set forth by the Florida Department of Education reflect current and projected...

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Phishing is the #1 Web Threat

Export to PDF | Export to DOCPhishing: defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company For a while, it seemed that phishing reports had diminished to the status of a minor issue, threatening only naive Internet users. Unfortunately, cyber criminals’ techniques have become more sophisticated as they strive to separate consumers from personal information. The quality of their counterfeit communications has become so convincing, it’s difficult to detect a fake. New types of phishing campaigns, designed to evade traditional antivirus and...

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Computer Business Consultants Joins UCF 50th Anniversary Celebration

Export to PDF | Export to DOCComputer Business Consultants’ President, Clinton Pownall, will be a featured guest speaker as the University of Central Florida continues its 50th anniversary celebration with an Open House at the college’s South Lake Campus in Clermont, Florida on June 27th. The event will be held from 5-7 p.m. in the campus’ Cooper Memorial Library, 1250 N. Hancock Road, Clermont. Clinton is one of four UCF alumni in Lake County who will speak about their UCF experiences and the impact their UCF degrees have had on their careers. From its humble beginnings in 1963...

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Virtual Servers Increase Efficiency for North Texas Eye Center

Export to PDF | Export to DOCMay 2013 There are multiple benefits to a business that uses virtual servers, and North Texas Eye Center is enjoying them. Migrating physical servers over to virtual machines and consolidating them onto fewer physical servers means lower monthly power and cooling costs in the data center. For North Texas Eye Center, several applications were only using a small amount of processing power, so Computer Business Consultants was able to consolidate several machines into one server running multiple virtual environments. In addition to saving money with reduced energy...

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“Hactivism” and Social Media Vulnerability

Export to PDF | Export to DOCIf the Associated Press Twitter account can be hacked to send a hoax message that President Obama had been injured in an explosion at the White House, that leaves gaping holes in the issue of Internet security. At 1:07 p.m. ET on April 24, a tweet from the Associated Press exclaimed: “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.”  Wall Street rapidly entered panic mode, and the stock market took a nosedive. The Associated Press quickly revealed its Twitter account was a hacked fake, the White House issued assurances that...

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Job Readiness Project Launches

Export to PDF | Export to DOCApril 23, 2013    Nearly 200 seniors at South Lake High School in Clermont, Florida are getting a “real world” education, thanks to the South Lake Chamber of Commerce Education Committee and volunteers from the local business community.    The Job Readiness Project is led by Education Committee Chair Clinton Pownall, president of Computer Business Consultants, Inc. About 20 Chamber members and other business leaders will hold two sessions at the high school to prepare students to enter the job market. Students will benefit from coaching on issues like...

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Computer Business Consultants recognized as “Business of the Year”

Export to PDF | Export to DOC     February 6, 2013   For Immediate Release Computer Business Consultants, Inc., an IT services company based in Oakland, Florida, has been recognized as the “Business of the Year” by the South Lake Chamber of Commerce. The annual award was presented at a gala affair last Saturday in Clermont. To be considered for the recognition, nominees must demonstrate that they embrace giving back to the community, and encourage community involvement throughout their organization. Businesses also must endorse professional development of their staff. For Computer...

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Computer Business Consultants CEO asks RUC2Ready?

Export to PDF | Export to DOCComputer Business Consultants CEO, Clinton Pownall, is the South Lake Chamber Education Committee Chairman.  As such, he works to help foster communication and integration of the business community needs with the needs of education offered to the students of Lake County, young and old.  As part of his responsibilities, Clinton is making the community at large aware of a new Lake County Schools Initiative, RUC2Ready (Are you Common Core Ready). RUC2Ready is a Lake County Schools initiative designed to serve as an awareness for the upcoming migration to Common Core...

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