How to securely connect and manage remote workers

All of a sudden, in response to the threat of COVID-19 infection, you’ve got a remote work force. That means you have employees surfing the web using their own Wi-Fi networks, while also trying to connect to your company network. You have to be sure that connection is fast and, above all, secure. That’s why […] … [Read more...]

The Psychology Behind DDoS: Motivations and Methods

DDoS attacks, also known as distributed denial of service attacks, are one of the oldest internet cyberweapons used today by everyone from hacktivists and governments to disgruntled video game players and thrill-seekers purely for personal enjoyment. The attacks disrupt access to web sites and servers or take them offline completely by using co-opted online resources … The post The … [Read more...]

Exploring URL Filtering & Why Organizations Need to Implement It

It’s not news that the majority of data breaches and network attacks occur due to poor internal security hygiene. However, what some of the headlines forget to mention is how easy it is for employees to leave the door open for attackers. In some cases, just a single click on an unsecured URL can expose … The post Exploring URL Filtering & Why Organizations Need to Implement It appeared … [Read more...]

Exinda Management Center update

In today’s TechTalk article we’re going to review the latest update to the Exinda Management Center. Designed as a solution for organizations that have a need to manage network health and application performance across multiple locations, the Exinda Management Center offers IT professionals within your organization the ability to administer various network policies and to […] … [Read more...]

5 Security Mistakes CISOs Must Avoid in 2020

With every new security breach announced, the CISO position is becoming more and more trendy for organizations. However, CISO is not a new position – it’s just only now getting the attention it deserves. Outside of enterprises, we rarely see an organization or a startup with a CISO and this is a huge mistake. There … The post 5 Security Mistakes CISOs Must Avoid in 2020 appeared first … [Read more...]

2019 Security Trends & 2020 Predictions That Will Shape Your Organization’s Strategy

As we commence a new year and century, we tend to look at the different trends from the previous years and think about what the future holds for us. When looking back at 2019, it was a wild run for organizations that were fighting different challenges such as cryptojacking, phishing, ransomware and making sure their … The post 2019 Security Trends & 2020 Predictions That Will Shape Your … [Read more...]

When to Use SCVMM (And When Not To)

A look at the merits and drawbacks of Microsoft’s paid Hyper-V management tool, System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Read the post here: When to Use SCVMM (And When Not To) … [Read more...]

The top 23 free data recovery tools – 2019 Update

How many times have you searched for a file only to find that it’s gone from your computer? Your fault, my fault, nobody’s fault… it doesn’t matter. When a file you need is gone, all you really want to do is get it back: as quickly and as painlessly as possible. Deleted by accident? Formatted […] … [Read more...]

Gartner SASE: Transforming Network Security

SASE was coined in late August by leading Gartner security analysts Neil MacDonald, Lawrence Orans, and Joe Skorupa. They published the “The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud” report, which discussed for the first time a new model for network security which will change the way organizations secure their networks and data. This … The post Gartner SASE: Transforming Network Security … [Read more...]

As Internet turns 50, more risks and possibilities emerge

This op-ed originally appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle on October 28, 2019. We occupy a richly-connected world. On the Internet, we collapse distance and shift time. But this Internet that delivers mail, connects us with friends, lets us work anywhere, and shop from the palm of the hand, is a mere 50 years old, slightly younger than Jennifer Aniston and Matt Perry. On October 29, … [Read more...]