Blogs, Articles and Tips

Three Things To Consider When Purchasing Colocation Space

December 25, 2019

If you’re planning to purchase colocation space for your business, there’s a lot of stuff to consider first. You need to look into not only the facility and the resources it offers, but also the organization maintaining it.  We’ll go over the most important questions to ask - and the most important factors to examine - to help you make the most informed decision possible.


Canon Medical's Gateway Platinum Is A Good First Step For Healthcare Cybersecurity

November 13, 2019

Canon Medical Systems - one of the leading manufacturers of diagnostic medical hardware in the United States - has unveiled a new cybersecurity solution intended to help healthcare providers tackle the ongoing challenge of protecting patient data. It’s a step in the right direction - and one which medical organizations looking to improve their security posture should take note of. 


China's New Cybersecurity Rules Are Bad News For Everyone

November 05, 2019

As you may have already heard, China intends to implement a new set of cybersecurity rules which forbid foreign companies from encrypting data and allow Chinese officials to share whatever information they choose with state organizations. This is a very bad thing for both businesses and consumers.


3 Workplace Collaboration Alternatives to Microsoft Teams

October 31, 2019

Microsoft Teams is a pretty powerful collaboration tool - but it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Maybe you had a bad experience with Windows 10. Maybe you’ve found yourself frustrated by one of the many glitches common with the platform. Maybe it doesn’t work so well in your IT environment. Whatever your reasons, there are plenty of alternatives - here are a few of the best.


What the White House Cybersecurity Chief's Departure Can Teach About Securing an Organization

October 29, 2019

Late last month, White House security Chief Dimitrios Vistakis resigned, citing “absurd” internal practices. While it’s no secret that the current administration has had a spotty relationship with cybersecurity, Vistakis’ resignation should be a wake-up call for the U.S. government. The good news is that even if it isn’t, it can be a wakeup call for you.


3 Ways a System Administrator Can Deal With Bad Users

October 24, 2019

Every administrator has at least one horror story from their time in the field. We’re the people who are responsible for keeping things running smoothly. That means that when something goes wrong, we’re the first on the chopping block. Here’s advice for managing that anger - along with some of the other baffling and aggravating tendencies of the end-user. 


Cybersecurity Professionals Are Overworked - How Can We Fix That?

September 30, 2019

As if the cybersecurity talent shortage isn’t an issue on its own, professionals already employed in the field are overworked - enough so that many have strongly considered quitting. It’s not surprising, given how constantly modern businesses are under threat by both criminals and internal staff. Here’s what to do about it.


Understanding the Five Types of Cybersecurity

September 26, 2019

Cybersecurity is about more than firewalls or antivirus tools. It’s about more than authentication or policies. Rather, it’s a multidisciplinary, multifaceted pursuit, a process by which you work to actively protect your organization’s people, systems, and data. With that in mind, there are five core disciplines on which you should focus. Read on to learn more about each.


How to Defend Your Business Against Phishing Scams

September 25, 2019

Phishing is one of the oldest and most widely-used cyberattack tactics for one reason: because it works. No matter how you harden your systems against intrusion, there’s always the chance that someone will open a malicious attachment. You can’t prevent that entirely, but you can mitigate it. Here’s how.