Patches: Fix Your Cyber Cracks Before They Leak

Simply put, patches are what allow your IT systems to operate smoothly despite the constant threat of breach. They’re small pieces of code written to combat specific vulnerabilities or flaws that have been exposed by hackers picking away at your software. Think of your computer system like a submarine; the water outside, like today’s sea …

Give Your Network a Madness-Free March

You don’t need to be a sports fan to know all about March Madness. If you work in an office setting, chances are you’re familiar with the two-day stretch during which Americans are at their most unproductive. Even the most dependable employees have been known to sneak-stream the noon tip offs and check their brackets …

How to Make Security Your Policy

If there’s a sad truth about mankind, it’s that we don’t do very well with suggestions. We need laws and speed limits. In business we call these policies, and they’re the only thing keeping your digital environment from devolving into Mad Max-like lawlessness. If that sounds overly dramatic, understand that breaches cost affected companies an average …

Business Security: Everyone has a Role

When it comes to building and maintaining a secure digital business environment, there are plenty of apt comparisons for the modern role of the IT provider. Pick your metaphor: teacher, quarterback, lion tamer – they all get too much credit when things go right, and too much blame when they don’t.  Instead, successfully building and …

Security at Every Level

Digital communication is so fast, we take for granted just how complex the actual delivery process is. Send a message and it’s instantly received, end of story. In reality, each and every transmission – emails, web searches, etc. – takes a Greek epic-like odyssey through a complex system of layers to reach its destination. And …

Data Security in 2019 and Beyond

Providing access in today’s business world is capital. Remote-access positions are prized, wireless access is standard, and allowing your clients to interact with your company, even when the doors are closed, is a must.  But to borrow an over-used cliché: With great access comes great responsibility.  In the first half of 2019 alone, the number of …

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