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    University of Mary and NISC Announce Capstone Course with NISC CEO and Employees as Adjunct Professors

University of Mary and NISC Announce Capstone Course with NISC CEO and Employees as Adjunct Professors

BISMARCK, N.D. – University of Mary President Monsignor James Shea announced Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a new capstone course in the Gary Tharaldson School of Business, to be […]
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    RUS Acting Administrator to Join NISC Staff, Lead Member Engagement Division

RUS Acting Administrator to Join NISC Staff, Lead Member Engagement Division

Mandan, N.D., April 13, 2015 — Jasper Schneider, most recently acting Administrator of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Utility Service, will join NISC as the organization’s Vice President of Member Engagement. […]

NISC Publishes Business Book Entitled Wired Differently

Orlando, Fla., February 23, 2015 — National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) President and CEO Vern Dosch has authored the business book Wired Differently which shares the compelling story of the organization and its nearly 50-year history of being based on the cooperative business model. Dosch unveiled the book during NISC’s […]
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    NISC Emphasizes Changing Landscape, New Technologies at 2015 Annual Meeting

NISC Emphasizes Changing Landscape, New Technologies at 2015 Annual Meeting

IT Co-op Focused On Leveraging New Technology While Maximizing Existing Solutions Orlando, Fla., February 22, 2015 — At the 2015 Annual Meeting, National Information Solutions Cooperative President and CEO Vern Dosch recognized that the landscape is changing for Members in the industries served by the IT cooperative, electric utilities and telecommunications organizations. By leveraging […]
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    Cobb EMC Completes NISC Customer Care & Billing Implementation

Cobb EMC Completes NISC Customer Care & Billing Implementation

Georgia Co-op is fully operational on NISC software after completing first month of billing Lake Saint Louis, Mo., February 17, 2015 — Marietta, Ga.-based electric cooperative Cobb EMC has successfully implemented National Information Solutions Cooperative’s (NISC) Customer Care and Billing (CC&B) suite of applications.  During the fall of 2013, Cobb […]
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    Swimming Upstream :: A New Year of Information Security Threats

Swimming Upstream :: A New Year of Information Security Threats

Regardless of size, from a “Mom and Pop Shop” to a Fortune 500 company, we are all vulnerable to cybercrime. At the beginning of each year, hundreds of security focused websites predict the biggest threats of the upcoming attack season. As I research this information, I can’t help but notice […]
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    Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc. Selects NISC’s iVUE Enterprise System

Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc. Selects NISC’s iVUE Enterprise System

Mandan, N.D., January 7, 2015 — Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc. (MATI), headquartered in Mescalero, N.M., has selected National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) as its primary software solutions provider to support its operational and customer service efforts. MATI is a full […]
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    Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Selects iVUE® to Better Serve Members

Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative Selects iVUE® to Better Serve Members

Lake Saint Louis, Mo., December 11, 2014 — Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative (MEC) headquartered in Chase City, Virginia, has selected National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) as its primary provider of software services to support its operational and member service efforts. MEC provides […]

The Need for Continuous Vulnerability Management

Let’s face it, vulnerabilities happen. Vendors find bugs in their software which, for the most part, need to be fixed. We refer to the process of updating software to fix these vulnerabilities as “software patching.”

FCC Special Access Data Collection

The FCC is requesting that a Special Access Data Collection be completed by rural LECs and CLECs. A number of rural LECs may only be required to complete Section G to certify that the Data Collection request does not apply to them. However, if your LEC provides a Special Access circuit in a price […]