IC University Blog

CBAI Selects Ironcore as the Exclusive Preferred Provider for Managed IT Services and Cybersecurity Solutions

Posted by Julia Curtis on Jul 16, 2020 3:15:27 PM


(Springfield, IL) July 15, 2020 – Today, Community BancService Corporation, Inc. (CBSC), the business services subsidiary of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI), announced it has endorsed Ironcore, Inc. as its exclusive Preferred Partner for Managed IT and Cybersecurity Services.

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Topics: Cybersecurity Solutions, CBAI, Preferred Provider, Managed IT Services

Upcoming Web Browser Changes May Put Your Company At Risk

Posted by Andy Minneker on Oct 24, 2019 12:16:47 PM

Upcoming Web Browser Changes May Put Your Company At Risk

Constant changes to the internet mean standards must be updated or created as needed. The primary organization responsible for forging internet standards is the Internet Engineering Task Force, IETF. Recently, IETF approved two new methods for encrypting DNS traffic to improve the privacy and security of DNS lookups. These are DNS over HTTPS or DoH and DNS over TLS or DoT.

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Topics: DNS over HTTPS, DNS Filtering, Security, Encryption, DoH

Customer Case Study - Citizens First Bank

Posted by Lauren on Mar 21, 2019 1:21:32 PM



Citizens First Says Goodbye

to Costly Data Lines 


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Topics: Customer Case Study, SD-WAN

5 Benefits Of Using An Email Encryption Service

Posted by Lauren on Sep 4, 2018 10:03:00 AM


5 Benefits Of Using

An Email Encryption Service 


Email has become one of the most critical applications for almost every business. It is also one of the most common ways that companies become infected with malware. If your business sends outgoing emails that contain sensitive content, including Social Security numbers, account numbers, credit card numbers, financial terms or other personal financial information. Then obtaining an email encryption service is necessary. 


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Topics: Email Encryption, Safety Tips

Be Aware Of Your Office 365 Rules

Posted by Andy Minneker on Aug 6, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Be Aware Of Your Office 365 Rules 


As Office 365 has become popular with businesses of all sizes, it has also become a popular attack vector for hackers and fraudsters.  One of the ways that these internet miscreants have been attacking Office 365 customers is through mail processing rules. 

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Topics: Office 365

The 5 Benefits of Outsourcing IT Services

Posted by Lauren on Jul 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM
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Topics: Managed Services, Outsourcing

6 Awesome Kits To Get Your Kids Into STEM

Posted by Lauren on Jun 4, 2018 11:02:00 AM

6 Awesome Kits To Get Your Kids Into STEM  


Summer Break is right around the corner for many kids. Which means they will be telling you they are bored in no time. Not this Summer parents!  Keep their skills sharp over Summer break with these awesome STEM kits. All of these kits are available on Amazon. 


Note: Prices of products could change, these were the prices when making this blog post. The links to buy are down below in the sources section. 


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Topics: Family Topics

Customer Case Study- First National Bank of Ely

Posted by Lauren on May 1, 2018 11:01:00 AM

First National Bank of Ely Nevada Finally Finds Relief with a Managed Network and Hosted Server Plan

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Topics: Managed Services, Hosting Services, network management, Customer Case Study

The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi

Posted by Lauren on Jan 5, 2018 10:26:11 AM

The Dangers of Using Public Wi-Fi


When I was trying to decide what the next topic should be for my blog post I knew one thing, it had to do with hacking. As I rummaged through the vast internet, there was one topic that popped up, and it immediately had my full attention. I wanted to learn just how easy it is to steal information from unsuspecting victims while using public wi-fi. I also was interested in the applications and tools that are needed. Well, one hop over to YouTube, forty minutes, and a cup of coffee later you could say that I believe I am now an expert.

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Topics: Safety Tips, Hacking

5 Tips To Keep Your Child Safe On Social Media

Posted by Lauren on Nov 21, 2017 10:26:48 AM


5 Tips To Keep Your

Child Safe on Social Media 


I enjoy social media, it is the first thing I check after waking up and the last thing I check when going to bed. Could be in part because I am a Millennial, or maybe because I am also a marketer. More than ever people are signing up for different social media apps. According to estimates, there are 1.96 billion social media users worldwide with an estimated growth to 2.5 billion by 2018. That is a lot of people, and many of them are young vulnerable children that don't completely realize how dangerous the internet is. In this blog post I will be giving out safety tips and some provoking thoughts you may not have considered. Make sure your child is safe online. Be nosy parents; I give you the go ahead!   

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Topics: Safety Tips, Social Media