Choosing the right managed service provider (MSP) can make or break your business in today’s technology-driven world. But with countless options, how do you find the perfect partner? It’s not just about fixing occasional tech headaches; a true MSP elevates your entire IT operation, freeing you to focus on what matters most – your core […]

One simple, affordable step that any business can take toward better cybersecurity is establishing a cadence of security awareness training sessions. Your best line of defense against cyber attacks is often sitting right inside your company. By educating employees about threats, common vulnerabilities, and the right steps if faced with a threat, you’ll improve your […]

There are multiple reasons why organizations choose to work with managed services providers (MSPs) and utilize managed IT services for their technology support. But ending the Groundhog Day loop of downtime, lost productivity and frustration is perhaps the most popular motivation for making the change. We’ve gathered 10 compelling benefits (plus one bonus) of using […]

If you are among the 66% of business leaders who are more concerned about cyber attacks this year than last, then the obvious next question is: what are you doing to protect your business?  Sure, there are incredibly effective cybersecurity solutions that your managed services provider (MSP) can deploy to combat all types of network […]

Securing administrative access to your Sonicwall from the WAN There are several reasons you may want to enable remote management on the public-facing (WAN) interface of a Sonicwall firewall: Remote assistance is needed with the initial configuration Virtual Private Networking (VPN) has not yet been configured You require temporary remote polling or administration For security […]

It’s been three years since the introduction of rowhammer, a technique of bypassing memory isolation protection mechanisms to flip bits in memory.  This attack occurs when a hacker gains code execution privileges on a local system and then rapidly writes and rewrites memory to force capacitor errors in DRAM.  This corruption of memory contents can lead […]

Did you know that 50% of all cyber attacks carried out today target small businesses? In fact, CNBC reported in April 2017 that 14 million businesses had been attacked in the last year alone. Your business could be next. But it doesn’t have to be! The truth is that there are steps every small business […]

A business is only as strong as the people who work there. However, in the Information Age, those employees are only as strong as the IT infrastructure they depend on. The experts at Exigent know this, which is why we’ve dedicated our careers to helping businesses like yours maximize your return on your IT investment. […]

Yesterday, researchers identified a security flaw in the wireless standard (WPA2 or “Wifi Protected Access v2”) used by all hardware and software vendors worldwide. The flaw is known as “KRACK” after the methodology used to gain access to secure wireless networks (key reinstallation attacks). Summary WPA2 is the wireless standard that defines how devices and wireless networks […]

With the proliferation of both small and high-profile breaches occurring globally, it is vital to identify and diagnose security vulnerabilities in your company’s IT infrastructure and assets before a breach or intrusion takes place. Penetration testing, also sometimes called 3rd. party pen testing when done by an outside firm, offers real-world, real-time analysis to determine […]