Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Latest Wake Up Call:  Is Your Data Protected Against Ransomware?

The Latest Wake Up Call: Is Your Data Protected Against Ransomware?

Today, news broke of new threat called "Petya" , the latest in a disturbing trend of ransomware attacks worldwide. It is becoming one of the top types of Malware and the sophistication of these types of attacks are ever increasing.  These latest global attacks, including the the recent “WannaCry” attack are examples of the sophistication of these threats  This Ransomware was combined with a worm-like behaviour that aided the spread of the malware based upon OS vulnerabilities.  

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Posted: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Device-as-a-Service: Why It Might Make Sense For You

Device-as-a-Service: Why It Might Make Sense For You

Whether your business is large or small, the as-a-service model for client devices warrants your attention if you purchase or lease PCs, mobile computers and other devices for your company.

If you own your machines and devices, you know only too well that maintaining, updating, keeping them secure, and replacing them takes a big toll on your IT team, or if you don’t have one, can get expensive and cause workplace disruption hence impacting productivity. What about security threats? Are your devices adequately protected and backed-up? When time comes for imminent replacement, do you have the budgets to proceed when you should?

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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017

Looking For a Real Solution to Data Protection?

Looking For a Real Solution to Data Protection?

Information security is continuing to be one of the top priorities on the minds of business executives and leaders around the world.  The threat of cyber attacks, hackers and ransomware are all contributing to an increase in the amount of time and money companies are investing to protect their most valuable assets, their data and documents.

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Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Are your backups ready in case of a Ransomware attack?

Are your backups ready in case of a Ransomware attack?

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and could get worse

With the recent WannaCry ransomware attacks that affected more than 150 countries worldwide and with the threat of more attacks to come, we wanted to share some important reminders from a 2016 blog post on how to protect your data from the dangers of ransomware.

Computer-related crime is becoming increasingly hostile.

This recent surge in ransomware attacks against organizations of all sizes has added a new sense of urgency to ever-increasing security worries while taking steps to ensure their data is protected from cyber extortion. Many studies report that since 2015, the threat of ransomware has increased by 165%.

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Posted: Thursday, May 04, 2017

How to Make Network Compliance Reporting Bearable

How to Make Network Compliance Reporting Bearable

What is your Network Compliance Story?

More and more customers are challenged with incorporating the requirement to provide compliance reporting into their business.  This is primarily driven by audit, regulations, standards, etc. However, many customers have deployed their network components at different times, with different hardware based upon best product availability and price.  Furthermore, standards were not defined on configurations and oftentimes each unit was configured separately.  

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