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How to Protect Your Business From the Dark Web

Posted by Matthew Fall on Feb 21, 2019 2:00:00 PM

What is the Dark Web? 

The dark web is a part of the internet that isn’t indexed by search engines, like Google or Bing. You can’t access the dark web by using a regular web browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. Instead, the dark web is accessed via special software, like Tor, where users can maintain anonymity (there are no IP addresses) as they surf the dark web and make exchanges.  

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Topics: email security, Cyber Security, Cloud Security, Security as a Service

Edge Computing Explained

Posted by Matthew Fall on Feb 20, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Imagine you’re trying to watch your favorite show on Netflix and it keeps buffering. The quality is poor and you’re getting frustrated. Your laptop (or whatever device you’re trying to stream on) is probably trying to connect to a Netflix data center a couple hundred miles away. This distance creates high latency, slow connectivity, and a poor experience for you as the viewer.  

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Topics: Cloud Computing, cloud migration, Cloud Hub

Why You Need a Vulnerability Assessment - Explained

Posted by Matthew Fall on Feb 14, 2019 6:30:00 AM

About 52% of businesses are failing to run thorough vulnerability assessments. This issue is made more troublesome because every business faces cyber-attacks these days. As attacks increase in prevalence and sophistication, cyber-attacks have become a matter of when, not if.  

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Topics: Cyber Security, SECaaS, vulnerability assessment, cybersecurity

How Cloud Computing is Used in Various Industries

Posted by Matthew Fall on Feb 7, 2019 7:02:00 AM

The popularity of cloud computing is growing among almost all industry verticals. Organizations are beginning to realize that cloud computing doesn’t just improve their IT functions, it provides cost savings and numerous other benefits, too. They now view cloud computing as a major gateway to success in more competitive marketplaces where the cloud can completely change the operations of the business. Here’s a look at how some industries are adopting cloud computing: 

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Topics: cloud backup solutions, Cloud Solutions, Cloud Storage, healthcare

Why Your Business Needs Multi-Factor Authentication

Posted by Matthew Fall on Feb 5, 2019 10:27:00 AM

The average person uses 5 passwords or less across their entire online profile lifetime. That means you most likely have the same password for your personal computer, your bank app, your email account, and dare I say it, your work computer! If you fall into this category or feel that any of your employees might, consider implementing multi-factor authentication on your organization’s end-point devices and network to ensure it stays safe and secure from hackers. 

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Topics: cybersecurity, Cloud Security, Password Best Practices

Why You Need a SIEM Tool

Posted by Matthew Fall on Jan 31, 2019 9:33:00 AM

SIEM- it stands for Security Information & Event Management. SIEM has become a vital part of the security strategy of all growing businesses. By 2021, global spending on SIEM is projected to be at $3.4 billion dollars, and for good reason. We all know the next generation of threats to our society will be waged online, but SIEM is here to help. Breaches are now a matter of when, not if. That’s why the best cyber-security incorporates real-time identification of breeches and instant response using SIEM. 

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Topics: SIEM, Cyber Security, Cloud Security

Why You Shouldn't Unsubscribe from Spam Emails

Posted by Matthew Fall on Jan 29, 2019 7:30:00 AM

We’ve all receive spam and phishing emails. They’re aggravating, clog your inbox, and it takes time to delete them. As a business, spam email can trigger numerous issues, including malicious ransomware attacks. In fact, 91% of all malware is still deployed via email.   Just one click from an unsuspecting employee can cause catastrophic data loss or thousands of dollars in damages

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Topics: email security, Cyber Security

5 Benefits of Cloud DR Solutions

Posted by Matthew Fall on Jan 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Cloud DR (disaster recovery), also known as DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) puts a twist on traditional DR practices so that organizations can achieve greater cost savings while also achieving more security and reliability in the wake of disaster. Traditional site-to-site data replication has inherent expenses that cloud DR solutions bypass, including the upfront costs of building out a geographically redundant data repository some 500 miles away.  

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Topics: DRaaS, Natural Disasters, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery

5 Tips for Mobile Device Security

Posted by Matthew Fall on Jan 8, 2019 8:20:00 AM

The modern workforce is becoming increasingly mobile. Mobile devices, tablets, and laptops are becoming more powerful and with the imminent arrival of 5G, the amount of computing power performed on a mobile device will surely explode. According to a 2018 survey by Oxford Economics80% of IT executives believe that mobile devices are vital to enterprise success.  

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Topics: cybersecurity, Cloud Security

The Cost of Cyber-Attacks in Healthcare

Posted by Matthew Fall on Nov 28, 2018 10:07:00 AM

Cybersecurity is top of mind for IT professionals, especially those working in the healthcare industry. The costs associated with a cyber-attack, like ransomware, malware, and other viruses, has increased since 2017. According to a study performed by Ponemon, in 2018 the cost associated with a data breach for the healthcare industry has been $408 per patient record, up from $308 per patient record the previous year 

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Topics: Cyber Security, Ransomware, Security, Cloud Security, Security as a Service

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