Beware of Caller ID spoofing

Caller ID spoofing – the practice where a caller masquerades as someone else by falsifying the number that appears on the recipient’s caller ID display – is on the rise. King County phone numbers are randomly being impacted by the robocallers using these spoofed numbers. KCIT is aware of the issue – so there is no need to…

KCIT deploys new tool to protect data and systems

KCIT has now deployed a new security tool that will help protect the entire King County network from cybersecurity attacks. The new tool will operate behind the scenes, helping to protect our data and systems from both external and internal cyber threats. This deployment should affect neither your computer nor your day-to-day business operations. If…

Tech Tip: Don’t shut down, restart!

ICYMI: We ran a great tip last fall on the importance of restarting your computer rather than just shutting it down. KCIT maintains our computer systems around the clock, even while most of us are sleeping. But, your computer must be on. This is especially important when security patches are being deployed. So, if you…