In the past year, 92% of organizations reported that their organization had seen ransomware delivered via email attachments and nearly 30% have seen business operations impacted by ransomware. You’ve read thousands of articles on guarding your network from every threat under the sun. But sometimes, despite all precautions, an infection gets in. Now is the…
There is no doubt about it, this is the busiest time of year for IT folks. While you’re wrapping up final projects of the year, you’re also diving head-first into planning 2018. As part of that planning you try to do your best to predict which technologies to pursue and what will best impact your…
Nasty Malware has been making the rounds more and more these days. Encrypting it’s victims’ files, and then refusing to unlock them unless you pay a ridiculous sum. Ransomware is a serious headache! But you can remove many ransomware viruses without losing your files.
In a galaxy not so far away loads of Internet of Things devices are showing up on corporate networks. Business networks are being invaded by security cameras, projectors, Thermostats, Coffee Machines, iPads, headsets and all sorts of new IP enabled devices without much thought of security.
Cisco prepared a 2016 Security Report in which they determined aging infrastructure is an increasing issue, leaving organizations vulnerable to malicious attacks, breaches or exposure. Of the 115,000 Cisco devices analyzed in the study, 92% had software with known weaknesses to security incidents.
Firewalls have been a first line of defense in network security for over 25 years. They establish a barrier between secured and controlled internal networks that can be trusted and untrusted outside networks, such as the Internet.
Network security is an organization’s strategy to protect the usability and integrity of your network assets and traffic. It includes the implementations of both hardware and software security technologies. Effective network security manages access to the network. It targets threats and stops them from entering or spreading into your network.
Business networks are being invaded by security cameras, projectors, Thermostats, Coffee Machines, iPads, headsets and all sorts of new IP enabled devices without much thought of security. Internet of Things (IoT devices are proliferating into unanticipated areas of business.
When was the last time you upgraded your wide area network? In the past 7 years we’ve witnessed some of the largest fiber expansion ever seen in the Western U.S.. It is not uncommon to find multi-site networks with 40mb private MPLS connections for $700 per site or less. 100x100mb Fiber Internet which was $2000…
A network security key refers to the password or alphanumeric key that end users enter to access a local area network. A security key is a resource for a specific security protocol that helps secure the local network.