5 Reasons Security as a Service is a Good Investment

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 31, 2020 12:35:57 PM

      Over the past few years, businesses have become increasingly aware of the need for cybersecurity. With more transactions being conducted online across the internet, businesses transmit and receive large volumes of data daily. These data have become a tempting target for cybercriminals who spend their time and resources devising strategies to access the data by compromising private business networks. As a business owner, one of the ways to secure your business network is by using Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS)

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cloud Security, Cybersecurity, Cloud Solutions, Security, Security as a Service

      5 Ways to Protect your Business from Cyberattacks During a Pandemic

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 27, 2020 10:03:22 AM

      While the world and companies everywhere focus on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and are forming pandemic plans to keep business going and employees safe, cybercriminals are also following the crisis closely, looking to spread infections in different ways. In fact, according to the LA Times, a health agency in the U.S. has already suffered a cyberattack amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Why? In short, cybercriminals love a crisis. Companies are more vulnerable than usual and their focus shifts to other priorities other than cybersecurity practices.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup, SECaaS, Cybersecurity, Office 365 Backup, Security as a Service, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning

      Top 6 Cybersecurity Challenges & Threats Organizations Will Face in 2020

      Posted by Sydney Diedrich on Mar 24, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      In 2020, with businesses increasingly becoming more technologically advanced and conducting their transactions online, the rate of cybercrime is expected to increase. With lots of personal and confidential information being stored digitally, cybercriminals will make greater attempts to access this data, using more sophisticated as well as advanced tools and strategies. 

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cloud Security, Cybersecurity, Cyberattacks, Security as a Service

      Top 4 Cloud Solutions for Pandemic Planning

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 18, 2020 11:40:09 AM

      Just like a computer virus, the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is rapidly spreading. This global Pandemic, as declared by the WHO, is impacting businesses everywhere. But, just because your office is dark, doesn’t mean your company is. You’re still focused on keeping your business going and your employees healthy.

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      Topics: Cloud Security, Desktop as a Service, Office 365 Backup, Cloud Solutions, Security as a Service, Pandemic, COVID-19, Pandemic Planning, Coronavirus

      7 Traits the Top Security as a Service Providers Share

      Posted by Sydney Diedrich on Mar 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      One of the most important factors that business owners need to take into consideration in recent times is cybersecurity. With the internet now part of the daily fabric of society, people are increasingly conducting their business as well as financial transactions online and also share confidential and personal information. As a result of the increase in online activities, cybercriminals now expend a lot of time and resources looking for ways to compromise business networks and access their data. 

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cloud Security, Cloud Service Providers, Cybersecurity, Cloud Solutions, Security, Security as a Service

      How Security as a Service Works in Cloud Computing

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      For businesses that want to build or expand their digital infrastructure in order to boost their customer appeal, one of the major considerations that should be addressed is cybersecurity. As businesses expand their digital presence and online activities, more data is transmitted and stored digitally; customers share their private information online while businesses store and transmit their proprietary information across their networks. As a result, cybercriminals and other malicious characters have stepped up their attempts to compromise private networks and use the data for nefarious reasons.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, SECaaS, Cloud Security, Cloud Solutions, Security as a Service

      5 Cyberthreats to Protect your Mobile Workforce from

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 10, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      We live our lives on-the-go. Whether we are texting, checking social media, reading emails, sharing photos or streaming music, our world is not only digitized, but it’s mobile, which means businesses and cyberthreats are too. Unfortunately, the more convenience we have, the greater the risk for threats, which puts businesses in danger, particularly mobile workforce businesses, meaning majority of their operations are handled remotely. Here are five cyberthreats that specifically affect mobile workforce and how to best protect your business without sacrificing the convenience.

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      Topics: Disaster Recovery, Backup, Cloud Security, Cybersecurity, Cyber Threats, Social Media, Cloud Solutions, Fake Networks, Security as a Service, Mobile Workforce

      Intrusion Detection & Prevention: How it Works & its Benefits

      Posted by May Elliott on Mar 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      We live in a fast-paced technical world, where businesses and consumers want things now and where cyberattacks can happen in a matter of seconds. Additionally, corporations operate on multiple devices and platforms, giving cybercriminals plenty of options. To identify and protect a business form possible vulnerabilities, Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS/IPS) was created. It’s a managed security solution under Security as a Service (SECaaS) that is literally what it sounds like.  IDS & IPS detect and prevent intrusions in company networks so businesses can function normally without compromise. Below, we take a closer look into Intrusion Detection and Prevention, how it works and its benefits to ultimately help you determine if this solution should be your next cybersecurity investment.

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cloud Security, Cybersecurity, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Cloud Solutions, Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity Culture, Security as a Service

      MDR (Managed Detection & Response) vs. EDR (Endpoint Detection & Response)

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Mar 3, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      In our digitized society, cyberattacks are becoming increasingly more intelligent. The total number of data breaches in 2019 was up 33% compared to 2018, with approximately 8 billion personal records compromised. As a result, cybersecurity enhancements are striking against that intelligence. It’s nothing new for corporations to see higher demands for detection and prevention of cyberthreats, however, custom solutions are becoming more critical, as hackers are constantly finding new ways, platforms and gaps to attack, affecting businesses of all sizes. Failure to adapt to custom cybersecurity operations could result in your network being compromised, leading to adverse consequences like loss of customer trust, business disruption and financial loss.

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      Topics: Cybersecurity, Security, Managed Detection and Response, Endpoint Detection and Response, MDR, EDR

      7 Reasons Financial Institutions Need Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Feb 27, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      Cloud adoption by financial institutions has been on the rise. According to PwC, by 2020 core financial services like credit scoring, statements management, payments, and billing will use the cloud for processing and computing. From retail banking to collection agencies to asset management and investment banking, the cloud provides many use cases to bring scalability, cost savings and higher security to financial institutions. 

      The largest financial institutions have already adopted cloud technology. But it’s not just the J.P. Morgan’s or Bank of America’s of the world. Smaller financial institutions are finding the same benefits in cloud computing and cybersecurity practices that enterprises are leveraging.  Here are 7 reasons financial institutions need cloud computing and cybersecurity.

      1. Cost Savings 

      Financial institutions are leveraging the cloud to move IT operations to an operating expense model (OpEx). IT hardware and underlying infrastructure is expensive, and financial institutions are concerned about the rising costs associated with running data centers. Additionally, on-premise data centers are difficult to scale, and any growth requires large capital expenditures. Instead, hybrid cloud strategies allow banks and collection agencies to safeguard mission-critical data in the cloud without the high cost and maintenance that typical on-premise centers come with.  

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Backup, Cybersecurity, SIEM, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Cloud Solutions, Security, Identity Management, Security as a Service