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      7 Reasons your Business Needs Desktop as a Service

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Apr 14, 2020 12:31:19 PM

      The number of 'as a service' platforms has increased rapidly in recent years, after starting with the basics, like Software as a Service and Platform as a Service. With this trend, saying 'Anything as a Service' doesn't seem to be an understatement. Hidden in this long list of 'aaS' providers are many services you can use to keep your business more competitive. What's so great about so many "as a service" programs is that you're able to access various business functions through the cloud 24x7.

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      Topics: Desktop as a Service, Mobile Workforce, Pandemic Planning

      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

      How Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity Can Be Used in Various Industries

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Feb 25, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      In today’s digitized world, cyberattacks are inevitable if businesses aren’t proactive in their protection. Regardless of business size, it’s only a matter of time before organizations become victims due to the absence of cloud computing and security solutions. In fact, 81% of cyberattacks affect small to medium-sized businesses, simply because they lack cloud knowledge.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Backup, Cloud Security, Cloud Storage, healthcare, Cybersecurity, SIEM, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Office 365 Backup, Cloud Solutions, Identity Management, Security as a Service

      9 Cybersecurity Misconceptions to Leave Behind in 2020

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Jan 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM


      There are simple security measures that we all take that most of us would consider "no-brainers". We all know the basics, like locking your computer when you leave your desk, using caution around suspicious emails and never sharing your passwords with anyone. While we'd all say these small tasks are no-brainers, how many of us actually take these security measures seriously? Unfortunately, most people don't, including many businesses. While corporations should increase employee awareness by implementing cybersecurity cultures, back in 2019, 33.3% of employess claimed to never have received proper cybersecurity training in their jobs. With this flaw in business practices, it should come as no surprise that cybersecurity misconceptions still exist. Here are nine of them that should be left behind in 2020.

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cloud Security, Cybersecurity, Cyberattacks, Security

      15 Types of Cyberattacks to Protect Your Business From

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Jan 28, 2020 11:00:00 AM

      Due to increased public awareness about the importance of keeping online transactions and documents secure, cybercriminals have modified their network attack strategies. Technological advances over the past several years have enabled these cybercriminals to develop more innovative, as well as stealthy, ways to attack computer networks.

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      Topics: SECaaS, Cybersecurity, Cyberattacks, Cybersecurity Trends

      How to Train Your Employees to Recognize Cyberattacks in 2020

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Jan 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM

      Over the past several years, there has been a significant rise in the number as well as the severity of cyberattacks that have taken place. As businesses increasingly conduct their transactions online, cybercriminals, as well as other malicious actors accordingly, invest their time and resources to compromise business networks and access private data for their nefarious purposes. A single data breach costs a business an average of $3.92 million; this is a 1.5 percent increase from 2018.

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      Topics: Cloud Computing, Intrusion Detection and Prevention

      5 Ways to Protect Your Data

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Jan 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM

      As businesses enhance their digital capabilities and begin to conduct more business over the internet, cybersecurity and data protection are becoming paramount. Failure to adequately secure data within a network can increase the chances of data corruption or data theft, both of which can have negative financial consequences for the impacted business. Back in 2019, the City of Baltimore suffered an $18.2 million data breach. On average, a data breach costs as much as $3.92 million

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      Topics: Data Protection

      How to Protect Your Business from In-Session Phishing

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Oct 29, 2019 9:30:00 AM

      If you take a look at the number of tabs open in your browser, you might realize that you have way more open than you’re actually using. Some might open automatically when you open a link, whereas others may be older tabs that you haven’t closed yet. Most of us don’t pay too much attention to our open tabs as we browse, and with the evolution of browsers, operating systems, and computer hardware, our computers become more capable of handling activities such as having a dozen web pages open simultaneously.

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      Pharming: What it is and how to protect your business

      Posted by NewCloud Networks on Oct 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

      Some cyberattacks can be fairly easy to notice. A phishing email might be identified by the sender address, formatting, or the address of a link, while vishing could be identified by someone asking prying questions over the phone. Some attacks, however, may be tougher to spot. There are a few types of these, one of the most notable being pharming.

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