About Rick Emlet

For over 30 years Rick has been an innovative leader in the IT systems and infrastructure industry. His business management background and technical insight has resulted in a history of successful ventures, culminating in the founding of Outer Edge Technology, an infrastructure management company specializing in designing, building, managing, and supporting custom hosted environments, regardless of infrastructure.

Life Sciences Company Eliminates IT Distractions with Secure, Responsive Cloud-based MES

For companies focused on ramping up quickly, the prospect of diverting resources and spending time building and managing IT infrastructure doesn’t make sense. Trusting an expert in technology to design and manage infrastructure and applications is the better option. In a ground-breaking case, Outer Edge Technology delivered best-of-breed MES and other mission-critical applications through cloud-based [...]

By |March 14th, 2019|Life Sciences|Comments Off on Life Sciences Company Eliminates IT Distractions with Secure, Responsive Cloud-based MES

Increased Risks from Macro-Based Malware

Increased Risks from Macro-Based Malware Microsoft Office applications use macros to automate routine tasks. However, macros can contain malicious code that can be used to exploit vulnerable systems. Recently, there has been a resurgence of malware that is spread via macros. Individuals and organizations should proactively secure systems against macro-based malware. Users and administrators are [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Increased Risks from Macro-Based Malware

Risk to Reward: How Businesses Turn End of Support for Microsoft SQL 2008 and Windows Server 2008 into Strategic Advantage

End of support puts businesses at high risk of security breaches Support for Microsoft’s SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 end on July 9, 2019 and January 14, 2020, respectively. These dates signal the end of regular security updates, putting companies using them at risk. Unfortunately, many business leaders are unaware of [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|Life Sciences|Comments Off on Risk to Reward: How Businesses Turn End of Support for Microsoft SQL 2008 and Windows Server 2008 into Strategic Advantage

Life Sciences Startup Accelerates Time to Market Working With Industry Specialist Managed Services Provider

With an FDA approval expected in the near term, a Life Sciences company needed to ramp up its manufacturing capabilities. Operations needed to be established quickly which meant a short runway to get software validated and infrastructure designed, qualified and running. The IT team of the San Francisco based biotech was already stretched thin, evaluating [...]

By |October 31st, 2018|Life Sciences|Comments Off on Life Sciences Startup Accelerates Time to Market Working With Industry Specialist Managed Services Provider

Why Life Sciences Companies Leverage Managed Regulated Infrastructures to Smooth the Path to FDA Approval

From start up through production, Life Sciences companies depend on validated FDA-compliant software applications to support operations. The qualified infrastructure required to run those applications smoothly is technologically complex, requiring careful design, planning and support from IT teams to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance. Life Science leaders rely on technology experts to manage the infrastructure [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Life Sciences|Comments Off on Why Life Sciences Companies Leverage Managed Regulated Infrastructures to Smooth the Path to FDA Approval

IC3 Warns of Impersonation Scams

IC3 Warns of Impersonation Scams The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has released an alert on impersonation scams. In these schemes, scammers send emails impersonating IC3 to trick recipients into providing personally identifiable information or downloading malicious files. Users should use caution when reviewing unsolicited messages. NCCIC/US-CERT encourages consumers to refer to the IC3 Alert and the [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Tech Tips|Comments Off on IC3 Warns of Impersonation Scams

FTC Warns of Online Dating Scams

FTC Warns of Online Dating Scams The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an article addressing scams targeting online daters. In this type of fraud, cyber criminals target victims, gain their confidence, and trick them into sending money. To stay safer online, review the FTC article on Online Dating Scams and the NCCIC/US-CERT tip on Staying Safe on [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Tech Tips|Comments Off on FTC Warns of Online Dating Scams

Securing Mobile Devices During Holiday Travel

Securing Mobile Devices During Holiday Travel As the holiday season begins, many people will travel with their mobile devices. Although these devices—such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops—offer a range of conveniences, users should be mindful of potential threats and vulnerabilities while traveling with them. US-CERT encourages users to review the US-CERT Tips on Holiday [...]

By |December 9th, 2017|Tech Tips|Comments Off on Securing Mobile Devices During Holiday Travel

Oracle Releases Security Bulletin

Oracle Releases Security Bulletin Oracle has released a security update bulletin to address a vulnerability in Oracle Identity Manager. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review the Oracle Security Alert Advisory and apply the necessary updates.

By |October 30th, 2017|Tech Tips|Comments Off on Oracle Releases Security Bulletin

IC3 Issues Alert on DDoS Attacks

IC3 Issues Alert on DDoS Attacks The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert on distributed denial-of-service (DDoS)-for-hire services advertised on criminal forums and marketplaces. Using DDoS attacks to prevent legitimate users from accessing websites or information can lead to serious consequences. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the IC3 Alert for [...]

By |October 18th, 2017|Tech Tips|Comments Off on IC3 Issues Alert on DDoS Attacks

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