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Why XDR Matters And How It Can Help Reach Modern Security Goals

By Josh Cronin |   Jul 19, 2022

Security concerns are constant for every enterprise. More employees working from home (or anywhere, really) and other factors leads to network complexity and growth in the cost of data breaches. This also impacts how much organizations are expected to spend on cybersecurity prevention. It is anticipated that companies will increase cybersecurity spending by 26% over the next five years. Luckily, there are advanced solutions such as Extended Detection and Response (XDR) that can help automate threat detection and save time and effort on staying cyber secure. In this article, we cover what XDR is and why it should be included in your future cybersecurity goals.

Solidify Your Ransomware Backup Protection Strategy

By Jay Cardin |   Dec 23, 2021

There used to be a single test to determine the effectiveness of your data backup strategy. It centered around successfully restoring your data from a backup, and you would rest easy knowing that you would, in theory, recover from a data loss event. It was really that simple. Still, there were some security concerns as you did not want just anyone accessing the backups who might accidently (or inadvertently) delete them. There was also the threat of confiscating a backup tape containing sensitive or valuable data by an imposter. For the most part, the data backup system was out of sight and out of mind for everyone other than the backup administrator.

Top 3 Cybersecurity Strategies From CEO Of Cyber Threat Alliance, Michael Daniel

By Josh Cronin |   Nov 09, 2021

Over the last decade, the topic of cybersecurity has shifted from being a technical subject to a mainstream topic impacting every facet of the organization. As cyberattacks become increasingly more sophisticated, frequent and disruptive executive leaders now face a new complex blend of issues, including economics, business processes, and psychology. 

4 Best Practices for Defeating Ransomware

By Greg LaBrie |   Oct 14, 2021

Days after the attack on the Colonial Pipeline, MIT Sloan School of Management professor, Stuart Madnick, said in an interview, “I often say the worst is yet to come.” While this is not a time for pessimism, the trend certainly appears to be headed in the wrong direction. 2021 has brought significant, far-reaching cyber catastrophes: ransomware has taken down one of the largest oil pipelines in the country, the largest meat processing company in the world and the police department of our nation’s capital. Even a ferry operator in Martha’s Vineyard found itself attacked.

3 Key Takeaways From Cybersecurity Expert, Theresa Payton

By Greg LaBrie |   Sep 28, 2021

Today’s cybercriminals are better equipped and are utilizing technology that’s more advanced by the day. With the value and importance of data only growing, protecting that data has never been more essential and enterprises need all the help they can get. With this in mind, we recently held a cybersecurity event to share information on key topics including:

Six Ways to Achieve Edge-To-Cloud Security With Aruba

By Victor Fabian |   Sep 21, 2021

In today’s rapidly changing work environments, enterprises can no longer mix and match solutions in an attempt to provide security for on-premises and remote employees. Instead, enterprises need one solution that can provide comprehensive, holistic security from edge-to-cloud.

5 Critical Features Of Your Zero-Trust Access Strategy

By Greg LaBrie |   Sep 14, 2021

As global industry evolves, digital innovation that features a hybrid, “from anywhere” business environment has become critical to modern workforces. New formats, like zero-trust access (ZTA), allow employees and external partners to utilize digital resources, no matter when or where they choose to work.

3 Key Takeaways From WEI's Cybersecurity Webinar

By Greg LaBrie |   Aug 24, 2021

Regardless of the subject, there’s no one better to learn from than the experts. With this thought in mind, we recently held a cybersecurity webinar featuring Kevin Mitnick, a famous hacker and New York Times bestselling author, James Morrison, a HPE Distinguished Technologist and a former FBI agent, and our own Greg LaBrie, an enterprise security industry veteran and our Vice President of Technology Solutions and Services.

5 Tips For A Comprehensive Cybersecurity Strategy

By Michael Thweatt |   Aug 17, 2021

In the last six months, the fear of cyberattacks has grown significantly, largely due to several high-profile incidents that left enterprises struggling to deal with the fall out and the general public fearful of the next attack.

Network Security Trends: SASE, Zero Trust and SD-WAN

By Victor Fabian |   Aug 10, 2021

In the past year and a half, securely facilitating remote working has become a priority for a majority of enterprises. It’s also become clear that remote working is going to be a longer-term or permanent working model enterprises will need to support.

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