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VCS Consulting’s Todd Voge Earns CDRP Designation

Adding to the skills VCS Consulting can provide, we are please to announce that Todd Voge has become a Certified Data Recovery Professional (CDRP).  This certification is issued by the Information Assurance Certification Review Board (IACRB).  To achieve this certification, a timed test based on a number of topics wasRead More …

New Lease On Life – Transformer Prime

January of 2012 saw Asus release their much anticipated Transformer Prime – TF201 tablet running the Android operating system.  I got one of the first ones available that January and have very much enjoyed it.  Along with the tablet, I bought the keyboard dock which added not only the keyboard,Read More …

Tablets and Remote Desktop

The use of tablets is quickly outpacing the use of standard laptops.  But is that true in business?  You’d be surprised.  Not only are you able to use tablets with native software (such as office products among other productivity software), but you can also use your tablet to connect toRead More …

Affordable Care Act Website Lessons

In the news, we’ve been hearing about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and the website issues they’ve had during the go-live on October 1.  As of today, the reported cost for planning, development, coding and roll-out of the website is at $394 million USD. So what went wrong?  It isRead More …

VCS Consulting’s Todd Voge Earns CISM Designation

VCS Consulting is happy to announce that Todd Voge, Principal Consultant, has earned the CISM (Certified Information Security Manager) designation from ISACA.  Along with the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) earned earlier this year, Mr. Voge now has certifications from the two most recognized Information Security Organizations. ISACA isRead More …

Customer Relationship Management

In your business, building your customer base is probably one of your priorities.  You want to make sure your business continues as a viable operation.  Once you get a new customer, you want to make sure they stay a customer and come back over and over. How best to doRead More …

Convergence in Technology

Convergence.  The word draws a number of thoughts when people hear it.  But in the terms of technology, convergence has been a paradigm shift. So what has converged in regards to technology?  Probably the biggest area is in the network world.  In the past, there were people who worked onRead More …

Risk – Managing and Mitigating

Risk.  In today’s world, that word means a lot of different things.  You manage risk in your daily life by eating right, exercising, buckling up and looking both ways before crossing the street. But, risk in business can also mean a great deal.  Threats are coming at your business fromRead More …

CISSP Certification – Is It Worth the Time/Effort

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) is one of the biggest security-related certifications someone can get. This certification is based on the Information Systems Security Certification Consortium’s CBK or Common Body of Knowledge.  The CBK has ten domains in which someone who wants to be certified must have knowledge of.Read More …

Computers and Mathematics

Sometimes computers can be used for interesting, but rather useless, tasks.  It was announced that Curtis Cooper from the University of Central Missouri has used a worldwide network of computers to find the largest known Mersenne Prime Number.  It is over 17 million digits long (you can see the wholeRead More …