You may have already heard some of the hype about Virtual Private Networks. VPNs work by masking the user’s IP address so their true identity and location remain unknown. They permit anonymity and keep others from tracking web activities. The internet connection is rerouted through remote servers to accomplish this. Governmental and geographic boundaries can often be circumvented. These networks bring possibilities of avoiding censorship and allow anonymous material downloading
Time and time again, managed service providers have stressed the importance of completing regular data backups, even for very small businesses. As even these small businesses have come to rely on their data more and more, most companies do understand why backing up their data is a very smart move on their part. Unfortunately cyber criminals are always on the lookout for additional targets and they do seem to target
It is a great idea that everyone has a good plan in place for the upcoming 2019 hurricane to protect their IT systems. We understand the massive damages that hurricanes can do when it gets us unprepared. Below are some steps you can follow in preparation for a hurricane: Property check – Ensure your property is well protected from water damages as it is the main thing that affects IT
Cyber security risk assessment is an essential element of any information security program. As the technology landscape continues to evolve, your company needs to take appropriate steps to make sure your data isn’t vulnerable to potential threats. A great resource for conducting risk assessments is the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments, often referred to by its publication number, NIST 800-30.
As with any well-built system, effective cyber security begins with building a solid security foundation. Without thoughtful attention to building a good foundation, a business will remain vulnerable to hacks and breaches until they finally decide to face cyber security issues head on. Assessment When first addressing an issue, one must first assess all the security issues, both the obvious and the potential ones. Assessing a company’s technology vulnerabilities must