Category: Blogs

An Architect’s Thoughts on the Value of Managed Service Providers

An Architect's Thoughts on the Value of Managed Service Providers  In the ever-evolving digital landscape, it can become challenging to keep up with the requirements of a modern network architecture. As more businesses rely on seamless connectivity, they realize...

What Your Company Needs To Know About Pen Testing

When companies think about hacking, they imagine shadowy figures in dark hoodies breaking into their systems, wreaking havoc, and selling sensitive information on the Dark Web. Or they think of cyberterrorism committed by hackers that represent enemy nation-states,...

Why Your Company Needs a vCISO

Companies need security expertise and leadership now more than ever before. Cyberattacks are increasing in sophistication and frequency, and every type of company is a target. This threat escalation, combined with a growing cybersecurity skills gap is making many...

Fishing Vs Phishing: 8 Tips for Spotting a Phishing Email

For many of us, learning to fish was an absolute must when we were young. Baiting your hook, running your lines, and of course, taking the fish off the hook. It was all innocent and fun. But now there's a new form of phishing that isn't so nice and we think it’s...

Why Secure Email Gateways Are An Essential Part of Your Security Plan

 Email is the number one communication method in business today. There are 306.4 billion emails sent each day, with business emails taking up 124 billion of those. While email is great for communication purposes, it comes with its own set of security risks.  The fact...

5 Best Practices for Password Safety

Passwords are a necessity in the digital age. They protect our accounts, our information, and our general privacy. At the same time, remembering multiple passwords for all the websites we use is daunting, and the general recommendations for best practices seem to...

Ethical Hacking: How to Hack Your Way to Improved Network Security

It’s easy to imagine a company getting hacked, especially in a day and age when companies face numerous cyberattacks a year. It’s not so easy to imagine a company that actually wants to be hacked, let alone be willing to pay the hacker a starting salary of $95,000....

4 Simple Tips for Remote Work Security

If 2020 has a positive theme, it’s one of adapting and overcoming difficult times. As the world shut down over the course of a few short weeks, many businesses were left trying to figure out how to move from an office-based workforce to primarily remote. Entire IT...

What’s the Difference Between Help Desk and Managed Services?

The difference between managed services and help desks can be a confusing one to follow. A natural pit to fall into is to call them both the same, which is incorrect. While both offer the similar services, the way in which each focus on their IT specialties is very...