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4 Tests to Find Cybersecurity Weaknesses in Your Business

Now into 2020, the cybersecurity  threats continue to come .  And it is not just the traditional attacks businesses need to be afraid of - it is the newer variants. No matter which industry or company size, everybody is at risk. 

A lot of these emerging threats stem from web applications being created and deployed.  Very often, the IT or project management team are under enormous pressure to deliver a product under budget and ahead of schedule.  Because of this, adequate security measures can be overlooked or missed. Or if your business outsourced the project, the third party could have not properly tested for vulnerabilities or weaknesses.

It is quite possible that a backdoor (or several) could be left open for risk.  

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Building a Cybersecurity Strategy

A s we enter the fast track to 2020, top of mind of every C-suite executive, especially CIOs and the CISOs, is dealing with the cybersecurity threat landscape.  The new year promises to bring new challenges, and many hurdles for all kinds of businesses to break through.  There will be the usual attacks (phishing, ransomware, malware, etc.) but there will also be some more devastating and debilitating ones which when triggered can attack critical infrastructures.

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5G Security Risks & Remediations

All the wireless network connections that take place today use 4th generation, commonly known as 4G, technology.  The first versions of this were deployed in both Oslo, Norway and Stockholm, Sweden, back in 2009.  Because of advancements in technology and the explosive demand for rapid cloud services, the need has risen for even faster wireless.

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5 Big Technology Trends to Drive Revenue in 2020

As we enter a new decade, our jobs and personal lives will continue to become more automated, more digital and more connected than ever before. And innovation is powering the technology growth engine that appears to be at the tipping point of another significant step.

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An Introduction to Blockchains

Introduction: In the world of business today, there are a lot of new buzz words that are floating out there. One of these is “blockchain”. Businesses have started to adopt this platform in varying levels, depending upon their needs. In this article, we examine why blockchains are becoming important to corporate America.

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Understanding Next-Gen Firewall

Amajority of companies have some sort of firewall. Many feel a false sense of protection and don’t even know the potential risks of insufficient armor against cyberattacks.

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Security Solutions in an IoT World

Security risks have significantly increased with the rise of connected IoT devices. According to an OpenDNS IoT study, 23% of respondents said they have no mitigating controls to prevent unauthorized device access in their company’s networks.Traditional approaches to securing end-point devices will be impractical in the IoT era. More connected devices on the company’s network mean more risks, translating to a greater need to invest in security solutions. 

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Network Security: The Starting Point

 

When you think about IT security, you typically think it is comprised of a company’s security of servers, applications (cloud and workload), dev-ops, unified communications and their network. And it’s the network that acts as the central hub, enforcing policy across other department’s administrators

A subset of cybersecurity,  network security  is focused on the integrity of network and data sent through devices within the network.  Cybersecurity  protects internet-connected systems which includes both hardware and devices, software, and data in storage and in transit from attacks. Cybersecurity falls under the category of  Information Security  which is the umbrella term for process and functions used to protect all sensitive data. 

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Vulnerability Scanning

Vulnerability scanning detects and classifies system weaknesses in computers, networks, and communications equipment in order to predict the effectiveness of established countermeasures. Vulnerability scanning lets you take a proactive approach to close any gaps and maintain strong security for your systems, data, employees, and customers. 

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Managed and Next-Gen Firewalls

Managed Firewall 

With so many cybersecurity threats, it makes sense to invest in a managed firewall solution.  

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