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Optimizing Your Technology Investment with Managed Cisco Services

Optimizing Your Technology Investment with Managed Cisco Services Organizations are investing more capital in their IT operations and infrastructure than ever before. Properly utilizing this investment can be difficult for staff that use the software and hardware in their day-to-day activities. Businesses often do not have the proper experience and skillset to handle and optimize all of [...]

2021-09-24T10:06:00-05:00September 24th, 2021|Infrastructure, Networking, Security|

Shadow IT Puts Your Cloud Environments – and Your Proprietary Data – at Risk

Shadow IT Puts Your Cloud Environments - and Your Proprietary Data - at Risk The number of software services that users have access to has exploded over the past decade. IT departments often fail to keep up with or deny user requests for new software, which can lead users to downloading the software themselves either on their [...]

2021-09-09T08:56:57-05:00September 9th, 2021|Cloud, Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Security|

Mitigating L7 DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial-of-service attacks are one of the oldest cybersecurity threats. The cybersecurity industry has largely learned how to deal with these attacks. A majority of internet service providers and public cloud vendors are able to provide basic protection against most volume-based DDoS attacks. Hackers have adapted to these new protections that are now in place. One of the [...]

2021-08-09T09:27:43-05:00August 10th, 2021|Cloud, Cybersecurity, DDoS, Security|

Securing the Expanding Network Perimeter

Remote work, public cloud, SASE – Cloudflare, Cisco (Balancing Security, Performance, and Cost) Securing a company-wide network is imperative for any organization. Hackers have more opportunities than ever to break through network perimeters and steal valuable information. The reality is that the perimeter is vanishing due to continued expansion for organizations of all sizes. Companies need to protect [...]

2021-07-15T22:46:08-05:00August 2nd, 2021|Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Networking, Security|

Credential Stuffing vs Brute Force – When Strong Passwords Are Not Enough

Credential Stuffing vs Brute Force Over the past couple of decades, we’ve been constantly reminded to use strong passwords. This was supposed to minimize the risk of an account takeover (ATO) and, more importantly, a full-blown data breach. Strong passwords were supposed to fend off brute force attacks, the most commonly used attack vector to break into [...]

2021-07-26T10:44:08-05:00July 30th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Security|

The Real Danger of Compromised Passwords

Every now and then, we receive email notifications warning us that our account might have been compromised in a data breach. In fact, if you have a Google account, you’ve probably seen a list of some non-Google accounts you own that have compromised passwords. If you haven’t been paying attention to these warnings, you really should. Here’s why. [...]

2021-07-26T10:46:58-05:00July 27th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Security|

The Future of Networking: Understanding Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) – Cloudflare

The Future of Networking: Understanding Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) – Cloudflare The cloud has completely changed how businesses operate. Workers can access data and applications from anywhere in the world, as long as they have access to an internet connection. This trend has only accelerated since the start of the pandemic. Companies are constantly innovating in order [...]

2021-07-15T12:17:34-05:00July 14th, 2021|Infrastructure, Networking, Security|

Top Five Things To Know From Cisco’s Future of Secure Remote Work Report

COVID-19 completely turned the world upside down. Organizations around the world had to rapidly adapt to stay-at-home orders and equip employees with the ability to work remotely and securely. This sudden switch to remote work is going to affect all aspects of how an organization is run for decades to come. Cisco recently surveyed more than 3,000 IT [...]

2021-06-17T13:30:50-05:00June 17th, 2021|For Hiring Managers, Security, Talent|

Protecting End Users from Phishing Attacks

Protecting End Users from Phishing Attacks Last time, we introduced you to phishing attacks and explained why it’s something you need to be concerned about, especially in light of its recent resurgence. We promised to discuss how you can protect your end users from them, so here we are. Here are some of the countermeasures you can [...]

2021-05-26T14:52:12-05:00June 9th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Security|

Is the Resurgence of Phishing Attacks A Cause For Concern?

Is the Resurgence of Phishing Attacks A Cause For Concern? Easily one of the oldest attack vectors in the history of cybercrime, phishing attacks remain one of the most commonly used techniques for spreading malware, stealing credentials, infiltrating a network, or carrying out a range of nefarious acts on an organization. At the peak of the pandemic [...]

2021-05-18T13:44:35-05:00May 18th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Security|
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