“Ransomware” is the term used when cybercriminals make the data on your network inaccessible to you until you pay a large ransom. The tools used for ransomware are no different from those used for traditional hacking, but instead of stealing your data, criminals want to steal your money. Due to the increased processing powers of […]
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (September 24, 2020) – The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) today reminds residential and business customers served by the 405-area code to prepare for the introduction of the new 572 area code. The 572-area code will be added as an overlay to the 405 regions to ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers […]
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 5, 2020 – Chickasaw Telecom, Inc., announced today they have achieved the Cisco Customer Experience Specialization. This Specialization recognizes Cisco Partners that are qualified to support their customers across the full lifecycle of their solutions and impact business outcomes. Customers are increasingly moving to Software as a Service (SaaS) and recurring […]
Kari’s Law Kari’s Law is named for Kari Hunt who was killed by her estranged husband in a motel room in Marshall, Texas in December of 2013. Ms. Hunt’s 9-year-old daughter had tried to dial 911 several times during the attack but was not able to because she did not know she had to first […]
The first half of 2020 has brought a host of challenges for businesses everywhere. From ever-changing cybersecurity risks to the need to now plan for business resiliency in the face of a global pandemic. Not having a plan is no longer an option. You have worked hard to open your business and keep it running […]
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 2, 2020 – Chickasaw Telecom, Inc. today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its 2020 Solution Provider 500. This annual list ranks the largest North American IT channel partner organizations by revenue. The Solution Provider 500 is the industry standard for recognizing the […]
Internet technologies have turned our world into a virtual office in which we can conduct business with employees, partners, suppliers, and, best of all, customers all across the globe. Working in this virtual environment has become easier as well. Sophisticated video conferencing technologies make it possible to conduct face-to-face meetings as easily as it once […]
With remote teams of employees becoming much more commonplace, employers are tasked with effectively managing their distributed workforce. Many technologies exist to enable and control resources available to remote employees. Voice-over-Internet-Protocol, or VoIP, provides many features at a fraction of the cost including real-time collaboration, call recording, video conferencing, and more. These features effortlessly deliver […]
Each year our board of directors considers nominations for the Chickasaw “Star of the Year Award” that is given to a person showing outstanding effort, teamwork, and communication skills. This is our highest award at Chickasaw. This year’s recipient for the Star of the Year is Tyson Joachims. In addition to his exceptional work with […]
As the features and conveniences of smartphones have grown, so have the risks of using them. The more you and your employees use your smartphones to check email, make purchases, access bank accounts, download music, etc., the more tempting your phone becomes to hackers. There are many different types of smartphone hacking methods — from […]
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