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Important Service Priding Announcement

Avast has informed me a significant price increase starting January 1, 2024.  As of this date ETC Maryland's managed anti-malware by Avast will increase to $50/machine per year.  If you know someone who wants or needs managed anti-malware have them contact me before...

Hosting Server Upgrade Announcement

in January 2023 i will be updating web1 is virtualmin 7 along with Ubuntu lts 22.01LTS. The biggest change will be the base PHP will upgrade to PHP 8.1 Previous versions will not be installed. Most clients running WordPress should not have any issues. as the time for...

Consulting Price Increase Announcement

With the current inflationary trends and increased costs across the board, ETC Maryland is announcing fee increases.  Effective April 2nd, the base fee will increase to $150/hr.  Current clients on all tiers will also see a $25/hr fee increase.  This will be the first...

Major Java Security Vulnerability and ETC Maryland’s Vulnerability Statement

There is a logging library that is used extensively throughout the Technology industry.  It has gotten a security rating of 10 which is very very rare...i personally have not heard of one during my nearly 30 years in this industry.  You can see the looooong list of...

ETC Maryland Upgrades Hosting Plans

ETC Maryland has made some changes to it's hosting plans.  All accounts now get the following: 1. Divi Sitebuilder package 2. Customizr Pro Themebilder 3. Wordfence free plugin(Fully Manged gets the premium version) 4.  All data transfer allotments have been doubled....

The Comcast Business IPV6 Issue…Resolved

Remember this post?Comcast sent a tech out with another modem.  This time it was one of their Cisco "towers" as i call it.  I got that one installed...and thins got worse.  The modem first booted up.  the tech then loaded the static IP configuration file.  I had ipv4...

Comcast Strikes Again

i ordered a block of 5 static ipv4 from Comcast.  Of course they require us to use their modem/gateway device.  AND it's also a technicolor(known in the industry as technicrap).  I almost rejected the install right there..and looking back, i should have.  The issue i...

WordPress 5.8 is released

The folks at Wordfence have a good video about the new Wordpress revision 5.8.  It's got some new image type support along with a removal of support for internet Explorer.  There's other feature updates as well.  Fully managed clients will be getting upgraded after a...

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