While Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has been widespread for more than a decade, the surge in remote work since 2020 has pushed its popularity to new levels. With this increase in usage comes heightened cybersecurity threats, making a detailed and highly visible BYOD policy a necessity for any organization offering this option to employees. […]

We often discuss cybersecurity tactics such as email phishing, where the bad actor delivers a sneaky ask via email in an attempt to lure an employee into clicking on a compromised URL, downloading an infected file, or sharing confidential information about your customers or your company.  But some hackers are more old school in their […]

It’s a common misconception that only corporations with more than 5,000 customers are subject to the enhanced cybersecurity demands outlined in the Federal Trade Commission Safeguard Rule. Smaller organizations should prepare to execute similar data information security assessments and improvements on a much simpler scale. While they are exempt from a handful of requirements – […]

The presence of legacy equipment within a network carries tremendous risk for any organization, but for some industries, it can create widespread liability. As healthcare practices continue to embrace digital transformation, the importance of a modern, resilient, and secure network is growing exponentially. Not only are organizations in the healthcare field governed by some of […]

Beginning in 1912, the hand-drawn diagrams of outlandish inventions established Rube Goldberg as one of the most popular cartoonists of the time, and the term “Rube Goldberg Machine” was coined. Within his comic strips, Goldberg created extremely complex machines that were built to perform a simple task. The modern Mouse Trap board game pays homage to […]

For nearly 10 years, cloud computing has been slowly gaining traction, moving out of the enterprise space and away from privately owned cloud offerings to become a tool for businesses of all sizes and types. Cloud computing can now be consumed in a variety of forms, depending on your organization’s needs. That’s why research firm […]

Many aspects of technology are innovative and exciting. Network management is not one of those. But, while less than intriguing, network management is a critical element of a reliable, secure, and optimized IT infrastructure – when management is lax, problems tend to multiply. Network management is needed for organizations to identify devices connected to the […]

While securing access to company networks for remote work or even business travel has long been the norm, the traditional virtual private network (VPN) solution is giving way to a modern option that provides a more manageable connection and a better user experience— secure access service edge (SASE). Which is right for you? Let’s dig […]

The popularity of remote work has transformed business operations but also introduced new security challenges. Remote workers operate outside the controlled environment of a traditional office, making them more susceptible to cyberattacks. This is where security awareness training emerges as a critical line of defense, protecting your company from the inside out. Why is Security […]

Alongside the flexibility and employee productivity gains of remote and hybrid workplace options come significant cybersecurity obstacles. If your organization decides a remote or hybrid stance is the best choice, be prepared for an operational gauntlet as you strive to protect your people, equipment, and data. Remote security best practices range from mobile device security […]

Successful and secure remote work demands a combination of technologies to address communication and collaboration needs, along with robust cybersecurity measures. Complicating remote and hybrid environments are the need for tech support and bring your own device (BYOD) programs. As more organizations tackle a blend of remote and in-office workspaces, we have recommendations for keeping […]

Those organizations operating in regulated industries face additional complexity when tackling a business continuity strategy. Regulatory compliance and business continuity planning demand specific steps regarding data protection, backup, access control, and data retention—just to name a few components. Compliance mandates come from myriad sources—the government, industry regulators, and even internal corporate controls. While standards vary […]