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Remote Work - options for network security and infrastructure

How to Improve Your Security & Infrastructure For Remote Work

Is the remote work transition a permanent one? Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) surveyed 303 IT professionals, and found that working from home surged from 14% of employees to 64% of employees in 2020. That's hardly a surprise. However, more than half of those professionals expect this change to be permanent. This...
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January 2021 Security Patches Released

January 2021 security patches are here.The first batch of patches from the new year consisted of software updates from Microsoft, Cisco, Apple, Adobe, and Android... to name a few. These security patches are reminders that existing software contains many undetected security holes, so we need to continuously patch and continue to...
Monitoring for cyber security breaches

2021 Resolution #3: Monitoring for Trouble

You strive for the best network security. You buy the best tools, implement overlapping layers of security, train your employees, and you practice good password hygiene. Even so, you discover holes built into your security. While a breach is not guaranteed, security flaws will certainly be discovered, even with the...
Cloud security: It's time to take it seriously - man on laptop

2021 Resolution #2: Take Cloud Security Seriously

Happy New Year! It's finally 2021! As we begin this year, we resolve to make improvements, including to verify our cloud infrastructure setup. COVID-19 forced many companies to accelerate their transformation to cloud computing but, in the rush to get up and running, many overlooked cost controls and cloud security....
January 2021 Security Patches - Ransomware resilience & data recovery for the new year

2021 Resolution #1: Ransomware Resilience & Data Recovery

*This is the first in three-part series As 2020 comes to a close, it's time to make our New Year’s resolutions. For our first, let’s pledge not to let ransomware affect us! To deter ransomware, we take basic steps that broadly protect us from many different types of attack: Educate...