About Daniel Barnes

Daniel Barnes is the Digital Content Manager at Capital Network Solutions, and he also writes about IT issues for the CNS blog. Born and raised in Sacramento, Daniel graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a degree in Journalism. He has been writing for print and online publications for the last twenty years. His work has appeared in The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento News & Review, Comstock’s Magazine, Sacramento Magazine, East Bay Express and many more. In his free time, Daniel co-hosts the Dare Daniel Podcast.
28 01, 2020

Sacramento Science and Tech Events (Feb. 2020)

By |2020-01-28T10:10:08-07:00January 28th, 2020|Events & Webinars, Industry News, Local News & Events|0 Comments

Are you interested in attending science and technology-related events in the Sacramento area? Each month, Capital Network Solutions highlights some of the top science and technology events occurring across the Sacramento region. Click to read about free and ticketed events happening in Northern California in February 2020.

23 01, 2020

Internal Communication Improves with Microsoft Teams

By |2020-01-23T09:42:47-07:00January 23rd, 2020|IT Support & Managed IT Services, Office 365, Partners|0 Comments

Communication and collaboration among team members and between different teams can be a challenge, especially when they're in different locations. Click to watch a video that shows why Red Lion Hotels trusted Microsoft Teams to integrate all its corporate needs into one internal communications tool. Then contact Capital Network Solutions to find out how we can do the same for your Sacramento area organization.

21 01, 2020

Data Breach News Report (Jan. 2020 Edition)

By |2020-01-21T09:37:40-07:00January 21st, 2020|Cyber Security, Industry News|0 Comments

Is a cyber-war between the United States and Iran inevitable? In this week's data breach news report, Sacramento journalist Daniel Barnes also looks at cyberattacks involving schools in Michigan, hospitals in Minnesota and airports in New York.

16 01, 2020

Microsoft 365 Business Customer Story: Jack’s Diving Locker

By |2020-01-16T09:49:06-07:00January 16th, 2020|Industry News, Office 365, Partners|0 Comments

Did you know that technology is helping to protect and save our oceans? With Microsoft cloud security and communication tools, Jack's Diving Locker exponentially increased its outreach and education efforts to keep our oceans healthy and thriving. Want to see how the latest security tools can help grow your business? Contact Capital Network Solutions, Inc. to get started today!

15 01, 2020

NIST Security Checklist: Small Business Information Security

By |2020-01-28T16:37:45-07:00January 15th, 2020|Cyber Security, Industry News|0 Comments

Many small businesses don't think about cybersecurity until it's too late. However, the costs of a data breach can be devastating to SMBs. Recognizing an education gap, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) put together "Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals." This 54-page guide outlines the NIST best practices for small business cyber security. In this post, we simplify the NIST guide into a checklist that you can use to strengthen the information security of your Sacramento small business.

14 01, 2020

Employee Experience and the Impact of Technology

By |2020-01-14T09:34:00-07:00January 14th, 2020|Industry News, IT Support & Managed IT Services|0 Comments

How does technology enhance an employee's experience? You can lead the way in providing a balanced work environment for your employees. With Teamwork solutions from Microsoft, your teams can become more connected and productive.

9 01, 2020

Dynamics 365 Customer Story: Federation Internationale de Volleyball

By |2020-01-09T09:52:56-07:00January 9th, 2020|Industry News, Partners|0 Comments

By the 2016 Rio Olympics, volleyball was the most-watched sport in the world. However, the divided and localized nature of the content available kept that entire world of fans from having a united experience. To solve the problem, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball created a centralized user experience powered by Dynamics 365. At Capital Network Solutions, we can help you use technology to enhance your market position.

8 01, 2020

Microsoft 365: Simplifying Your Compliance Journey

By |2019-12-23T15:22:00-07:00January 8th, 2020|Cyber Security, Partners|0 Comments

To thrive in today's privacy-focused era, you need a trusted partner in technology. You need someone who can help you not only overcome current challenges but plan for the future. Thanks in part to our partnership with Microsoft, you can trust Capital Network Solutions to help you navigate your compliance journey.

7 01, 2020

Top Security Awareness Training Companies 2020

By |2020-01-13T11:11:45-07:00January 7th, 2020|Cyber Security|0 Comments

As cybercriminals develop increasingly advanced methods of breaching your business network and hijacking your data, the field of security awareness training has expanded in response to the threats. The top companies in the security awareness training field combine interactive training modules, simulated phishing attacks, real-time reporting and frequent follow-ups. The goal: to help transform your employees into human firewalls.

7 01, 2020

Technology Challenges and Benefits for Global Companies

By |2019-12-11T16:18:01-07:00January 7th, 2020|Cloud Servers & Storage, Cyber Security, Industry News|0 Comments

You know that technology in the workplace helps connect your teams and resources. But do you know the specific benefits and drawbacks of teamwork technology? Chief among the benefits: faster communication, enhanced efficiency and reduced business costs. If that sounds good to you, click to read the full story.