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5 Tips for October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 26, 2020 No Comments

Are we all addicted to the Internet? Maybe, according to a 2019 digital report from Hootsuite and We Are Social that shows people are spending on average 6 hours and 42 minutes online daily. And, although 6 hours a day sounds like a lot, the figure gets astronomical when you spread it across the entire year, equaling more than 100 days of online time for each of us every year.

Byos μGateway Brings Zero Trust Security to Remote Endpoints

October 15, 2020 No Comments

Targeting organizations whose remote workers and contractors need to secure sensitive data and prevent contagion of corporate networks when working remotely, Byos introduced the Byos™ μGateway™ (“micro-gateway”). μGateway is the first plug-and-play security product that extends Zero Trust access to any remote Wi-Fi connection, to protect users and organizations from the risks of unmanaged, unprotected home and public Wi-Fi networks.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but Be Cybers-Aware Everytime You Log In

October 2, 2020 No Comments

It seems there’s a month for everything. Black History Month (important!) in February, which is also National Bird Feeding (not so important) Month. American Cheese Month in May. Jazz Appreciation Month in April. Etc. There are literally dozens of specialty months, which leads to a bunch of overlap on the calendar and most people only knowing, or caring about, the more famous ones. While, sadly, we know of no National Coffee Appreciation Month (but why not?!), there is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in October. Which also happens to be National Pizza Month.

Understanding Database Performance Monitoring: The Basics

September 28, 2020 No Comments

In the world of IT, database performance monitoring is a term you’ll hear bandied around a lot. While you’ll likely know that it can have a notably positive impact on your business, the average person is unlikely to fully comprehend what it is or how it works. If this statement rings true for you, you’ll benefit from reading this article. Designed to give you a basic understanding of what database performance monitoring is and how it could be useful, it should provide a handy springboard for performing some further research of your own.

Hybridization & Innovation: Building Resilience for Software Suppliers

September 25, 2020 No Comments

Software licensing trends are always top of mind for Nicole Segerer, vice president of product management and marketing at Revenera. Reflecting on findings from newly-released annual research, she sheds light on how software suppliers use monetization and deployment models, how to support customers’ needs, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to Efficiently Test Cyber Defenses across the Kill Chain

September 21, 2020 No Comments

The focus on most reports about cyberattacks has mainly been on the results. It’s common to read about how many records were stolen from Company X in a data breach or how many hours of downtime Company Y suffered due to a ransomware attack. To be fair, readers are more interested in how an attack may impact them directly.

How to Manage Jenkins Secrets with Akeyless Vault

September 18, 2020 No Comments

Jenkins is an open-source automation platform that enables software build, test, and deployment by facilitating continuous integration and continuous delivery. It is widely considered as an essential tool in achieving a DevOps model by automating phases of software delivery workflows through CI/CD pipelines.

DDoS Attacks Are Becoming More Common. Here’s What That Means To You

September 8, 2020 No Comments

Since 2000, when the first DDoS attack was carried out, similar attacks have grown increasingly big and elaborate. Larger scale DDoS attacks can exceed one terabit per second. Attacks can last anywhere from a few minutes up to several days. A June 2020 DDoS assault on Cloudflare involved 316,000 sending addresses sending large numbers of requests for four days in a row. Returning to the shop analogy, four days of bad trading due to fraudulent crowds of fake customers would be a disaster.

Why You Should Use A CXP2 Cable For Your High-Performance Computing

August 28, 2020 No Comments

Do you own a company or business that relies on high-performance computing? If you do and you are not using cxp2 cable yet, now might be the right time to reconsider. In order for computers to provide the highest performance, you need to have the right hardware. This includes the cables used. With the use of a high-quality cxp2 cable, you could be sure to enjoy high-performance computing at all times.

500 Million Users of Android VPN Apps Risk Being Affected By Hidden Adwares

August 18, 2020 No Comments

There is no doubt that the Android operating system is more popular compared to its counterparts (iOS, Windows, etc). According to Statista, as of 2019, the Android global market share was at 87%. From the stats, it is evident that some developers choose to gain revenue fraudulently from the widely used operating system.

Expert Advice for Avoiding Identity Theft

August 17, 2020 No Comments

oftware gets developed. Software has security holes. Cybercriminals exploit security holes. Developers patch the holes, protecting their users. It’s really quite simple, and yet people need to be dragged kicking and screaming into downloading updates. Like okay, it’s a little inconvenient when you’re in the middle of working, and your PC asks to reboot because of an automatic update. It’s understandable to postpone rebooting until later. But disabling automatic updates? It’s shooting yourself in the foot.

Automating Monitoring for Proactive Revenue Protection

August 13, 2020 No Comments

As online commerce has exploded in the last decade through micro-transactions, single purchases, and subscription plans, the need to monitor revenue-related metrics is greater than ever. While this isn’t a groundbreaking assertion and many companies agree on the importance of revenue monitoring, the challenge is that revenue streams are highly complex, fragmented, and dynamic, which makes them notoriously difficult to monitor.

The 3 Myths About Data Analytics For Your Business

July 30, 2020 No Comments

Data analytics and cloud computing are extremely powerful tools that every company should be using to grow and thrive. Having a way to analyse the data that drives your business is essential and should be a priority in the coming years. However, the term data analytics is a sort of catch all for many businesses that don’t fully understand the function. As such, it can be something not widely understood and results in its misuse that doesn’t give the benefits that were expected.

Performing SEO: Should I Hire an Agency or Do It Myself?

July 30, 2020 No Comments

It’s hard to overemphasize the importance of search engine optimization. SEO gets you near the top of search engine results pages and discovered by eager customers. While the fact of customers conducting online searches is hardly recent news, this kind of interaction is not going anywhere any time soon. Internet Live Stats reports that the volume of Google searches is growing by nearly 10% every year.

The Top 10 Tools to Use for Cryptocurrency Monitoring

July 23, 2020 No Comments

If you have decided to join the league of crypto investors, what next? Apart from learning the basics of this lucrative opportunity, there’s a need to expand your knowledge. One crucial thing to know would be how to monitor the trade. Like any other investment, cryptocurrency, too, needs close supervision and monitoring. The digital currency industry continues to grow and increase newcomers every day. That has prompted several companies to create unique tools to assist crypto traders in obtaining decent returns.

Upgrade Your Business by Switching to E-Signatures

July 23, 2020 No Comments

Signed contracts are the backbone of business and industry; and have been a part of commerce for literally thousands of years. But like any other business practice, the signed contract is due for an upgrade. Paper and ink contracts are on their way out. They can be difficult to wrangle, especially if your recipients are freelancers or small-time customers who may not have a printer, scanner, or FAX machine to print the contract out, sign it, and scan or FAX it back. Paper contracts also eat up valuable storage space, requiring expensive square footage and in some cases special climate control to store properly. Not to mention the challenge of keeping everything filed correctly.

How SASE is shaking up cloud security

July 20, 2020 No Comments

There is a digital transformation taking place within organizations. Closed-perimeter security methods are becoming a thing of the past, except for extreme circumstances. Private government facilities and confidential R&D centers can ensure the safest security by completely cutting off remote access. But for today’s modern offices, their network needs to support remote workers, be agile, perform well, and have an easy management and operations console.

Can Today’s ERP Handle Bid Evaluation Process?

July 13, 2020 No Comments

The Bid evaluation is a process that takes places after a bid proposal is submitted by the supplier in response to a bid and the bid date has ended. Once the bid responses are received by the organization, bids are evaluated by a group of panelists to examine and determine the best offer in the effort to acquire goods and services for the organization. These panelists may interview the selected finalist(s) and conclude if necessary, in determining the most economically advantageous procurement bidding.

Remote Access Surge is Nirvana for Hackers

July 6, 2020 No Comments

Back in the days of Windows XP, Microsoft unleashed its Remote Desktop Connection client (also known as RDP, for Remote Desktop Protocol), a version of which has appeared in every subsequent version of its operating system. Problems, however, have emerged in nearly every version of the protocol, with vulnerabilities including the following…

What to Know About Third-Party Cybersecurity Risks

June 29, 2020 No Comments

What cybersecurity companies and experts know is that for organizations, there is a risk not from their internal systems, but there are also third-party risks. A few years ago, it was enough for most businesses to focus primarily on their own cyber defense and protection, but now that’s not enough.

How Can Website Security Be Enhanced?

June 22, 2020 No Comments

When you are running a website, you need to make sure that that it is as secure as possible. Customers are much more aware of how dangerous the internet can be and are more alert when it comes to hackers. Your website must be secure in every way and this information should be available to any visitors to assure them. Making your website more secure is relatively easy, as long as you are willing to utilize some of the progressive technologies that are available to you in 2020. In this guide, we are going to look at some of the ways that website security can be enhanced. Use this to make some real changes this year.

API Sentinel ID’s All Published APIs, Provides Continuous API Security Visibility and Monitoring

June 17, 2020 No Comments

APIs are the “connective tissue” used in every application that an average user’s likely to touch. They’re used more heavily than ever before according to Cequence Security’s Matt Keil. “Mobile and IoT devices, the adoption of containers and the move to decentralized or agile development are the driving forces behind the explosion in API usage. That’s one reason why API-focused attacks are increasingly popular with bad actors. Another is the organization’s poor or non-existent visibility into just how many APIs they have and where and how they’re used.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Migrations, Security, and AWS – Analyzing the Landscape Right Now

June 14, 2020 No Comments

with Jonathan LaCour, ReliamIn this informative interview, LaCour discusses cloud strategy from a few angles, including how AWS continues to grow support for its partners and why that matters for enterprises. Read More >>>

How Secure is Your Access Control System?

June 8, 2020 No Comments

Ensuring employee protection and safety is an increasing concern for companies and businesses across the U.S. Due to Covid-19, safety and security requirements, including recommended CDC guidelines, are changing all the time. As many companies prepare to return to work, it’s more critical than ever to create secure and safe spaces and that begins with access control. From mitigating burglary and theft to ensuring hygienic protocols are in place, company owners are realizing the growing need for a safe and secure access control system.

Do you really need to build that iPhone app?

June 1, 2020 No Comments

Many of us use mobile apps every day. In fact, in 2019, according to App Annie’s latest State of Mobile report, there were 204 billion downloads from app stores worldwide. It’s not surprising then, that businesses typically approach app developers asking for an iPhone app (and an Android app if there’s budget). But there’s a third option. And if you’re a small business or start-up, the money and time saved could be the difference between building your app … or not.

Trolling Elections: How Fake Accounts Actually Work

May 26, 2020 No Comments

Ever since the 2016 presidential elections, and the subsequent revelations of foreign interference, the issue of bots and trolls on social media platforms has been thrust into the mainstream. There is now a general awareness of the issue of fake accounts on social media, and the potential consequences of allowing those accounts to run rampantly unchecked. However, despite this awareness, fake accounts continue to plague social media websites.

How to Increase the Security of Your Cloud Server in 5 Steps

May 25, 2020 No Comments

If you are having a bit of hesitation about whether or not to add cloud computing services to your IT infrastructure, then you need to know that it’s normal for you to be cautious. When it comes to cloud services, data security is a big source of concern for IT professionals. With an increasing number of companies moving their data and applications to the cloud, company executives are left with the job of striking a balance between the benefits of an increase in productivity and worries about IT security and compliance.

Things to Consider When Choosing an SQL Server

May 19, 2020 No Comments

Most enterprises that do business online use databases to store information. In turn, these databases require servers, such as SQL servers. When so many resources and records depend on a single piece of hardware, choosing an SQL server is no small feat. The wrong SQL server can result in countless hours wasted, waiting for database requests to go through.

How to Protect Employees and Data with Remote Email Security Tools

May 12, 2020 No Comments

Stay-at-home measures taken in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic are opening more doors for cybercriminals. As the number of remote employees has climbed so have criminal attempts to access email. Companies are at risk unless they adopt email security tools, which slam the door shut on cybercriminals.

What Is Data Protection and Why Is It Important?

May 11, 2020 No Comments

It may sound self-explanatory, but data protection involves a lot more than just using passwords to protect your account and keeping your laptop and external hard drive safe. Today, we’re constantly connected to the internet, with our active and inactive accounts strewn all over the internet – this makes us vulnerable.

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