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Defrag This – California’s New Consumer Privacy Act

In this episode of Defrag This, we discuss the repercussions the new California Consumer Privacy Act will have on US data privacy laws and how and if it relates to the GDPR. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – 3 Steps for Turning Cybersecurity Fears into an Action Plan

If you’re afraid of having a cybersecurity professional take your money without delivering on their outlandish claims, there are some steps you can take to weed out the snake oil salesmen from the real cybersecurity experts. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – What’s the Necessary  Experience For Entry Level Cyber Security?

So you decided that they want to pursue a career in information security. Of course, the first thought may be to go to school or study to pass certification exams such as Security+, CISSP, or CEH. However, there is an increasing argument that you can’t just walk right into a security job out of school or just by getting a certification. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – Using Intellectual Capital to Predict Issues in IT

Hate seeing that troubleshoot error pop up? Wouldn’t it be a lot less taxing when you have the problem identify itself with solutions, instead of you scrambling to fix the issue? … [Read more...]

Defrag the Month: The Biggest IT Stories from April 2018

New month, new IT stories, and some (not so) new security problems. And what a month it’s been! From Iranian hackers to the return of ransomware and the Facebook scandal, March kept us on our toes. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – Connected TAC by Cisco

Hate seeing that troubleshoot error pop up? Wouldn’t it be a lot less taxing when you have the problem identify itself with solutions, instead of you scrambling to fix the issue? … [Read more...]

Defrag This – What Can We Learn From the Iranian Phishing Attack

Are you guilty of having one of your passwords set to “Password123” or something similar? Well you’re not alone. Having these easy to guess passwords is what allowed the Iranian hackers to gain over 13 billion pages of information. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – Shadow IT: Problems & Solutions

Shadow IT is a real problem -- here are the reasons, as well as a few solutions. … [Read more...]

Defrag the Month: The Biggest IT Stories from March 2018

New month, new IT stories, and some (not so) new security problems. And what a month it’s been! From Iranian hackers to the return of ransomware and the Facebook scandal, March kept us on our toes. … [Read more...]

Defrag This – Top 7 GDPR Myths

GDPR is right around the corner in May, so let's defrag some of the myths associated with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  … [Read more...]