Leveraging Your MSSP in an “IT Light” Environment

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Not every organization can afford to support a full team of IT experts, but that doesn’t mean you can’t benefit from expert knowledge and advice. By leveraging your Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), you can help keep your digital assets secure no matter how large or small your IT department is. What Defines an IT Light Environment? A company can … Read More

Creating an Agile Workplace: How to Prepare for the Unexpected

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Creating an Agile Workplace: How to Prepare for the Unexpected

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way many companies conduct business, and not all organizations have handled the jarring transition to remote work smoothly. Daily operations and working conditions can be disrupted in an instant, so your organization needs to be able to adapt quickly and effectively to any situation. Though no situations are exactly alike, there are a few tools … Read More

Get Up to Speed on Wi-Fi 6

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Get Up to Speed on Wi-Fi 6

Wi-Fi is getting its first major update in almost 20 years. On April 1 of last year, the FCC announced that they would be opening up more of the broadband internet spectrum to unlicensed traffic. This is an exciting moment for Wi-Fi users everywhere, but before you start preparing to change over and fill your office with new Wi-Fi 6 … Read More

Proximity Tracing & You: What to Expect as the World Returns to Work

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Proximity Tracing & You: What to Expect as the World Returns to Work

COVID-19 has had a profound effect on our society, affecting our health, our work, and our overall well-being. Proximity tracing aims to help track the spread of this virus and use this information to limit future infections. What is Contact Tracing? Contact tracing, also called proximity tracing, is, at its core, detective work. Trained medical professionals interview individuals who have … Read More

Cybersecurity Basics Every College & University Needs to Have in Place

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Cybersecurity Basics Every College & University Needs to Have in Place

Institutions around the world rely on their networks to deliver courses, manage student schedules, tuition payments, and credentials, and handle the day to day activities of the entire institution. According to a 2016 survey of nearly 20,000 companies, 13% of all post-secondary institutions have been targeted by ransomware attacks. Unique Challenges College & University Institutions Face User Education Universities and … Read More

The Challenge to Remain PCI & NIST Compliant During the Shift to Remote Work

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The Challenge to Remain PCI & NIST Compliant During the Shift to Remote Work

Recent events have required many companies to redirect a significant amount of their labor force from an onsite setting to working from home. This sudden shift in company resources and personnel caught many businesses off-guard, requiring a chaotic scramble to reorient their necessary technologies and staff. However, the aftermath of that tumultuous period now leaves companies wondering where to begin … Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry

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The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry continues to lag behind on cybersecurity, even as it is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals. Why is that, and what can you do to better protect your organization in 2020? The True Cost of Healthcare Cybersecurity Breaches When most of us think of organizations being hacked or breached, we think of sensitive data being leaked, causing profits to … Read More

How the Financial Industry Can Strengthen Their Cybersecurity

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How the Financial Industry Can Strengthen Their Cybersecurity

Having a strong cybersecurity posture is incredibly important for any industry, but the financial services sector needs to be particularly vigilant. While many of us likely remember the CapitalOne hack of 2019, most cyberattacks in the financial sector aren’t covered by the media to the same extent. This means that many financial organizations still feel that they are unlikely to … Read More

Cybersecurity for the Manufacturing Industry, What You Need to Know Now

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Cybersecurity for the Manufacturing Industry, What You Need to Know Now

The number of cyberattacks continues to rise every year, and industries that have traditionally been insulated are now more likely to be targeted than they were in the past. As smaller manufacturers aim to stay competitive, many are moving away from analog processes and going digital. While this can be a great way to increase productivity, it can also leave … Read More