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NY SHIELD Act’s “adopting reasonable security measures” timeline quickly approaching

NY “Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act” First off, what is the NY Shield Act, in a nutshell? “The SHIELD Act requires employers in possession of New York residents’ private information to “develop, implement, and maintain reasonable safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality and integrity of the private information.” Why did it come […]

AWS re:Invent 2019 Recap

Held in Las Vegas December 1 – 6, 2019 AWS re:Invent continued the legacy of its predecessors in delivering a startling volume of product launches, feature releases, and service announcements. While it would be a disservice to attempt to cover even a fraction of these innovations in a concise recap, a brief synopsis of impactful […]

Innovation Necessitates DNS-Security

Throughout history, humankind has strived to make things more efficient and create ease-of-use for all aspects of life.  While this drive and mentality has created amazing advancements in technology, it has also created more avenues for malicious activity to exploit these new forms of technology.   More time spend online means more vulnerability One of […]

Creating Dynamic Training Using Technology

We have all been in a class where the instructor drones on and on. (Think “Bueller? Bueller?)  Most classes are delivered with an instructor clicking through a slide deck going on about something that no one is really listening to. It’s not that they are not interested in the subject, in fact they may be very […]

The Importance of Training in Technology

  Technology moves quickly. And so do ways to collaborate and communicate. Ten years ago the iPad didn’t exist, Google maps on a smartphone was brand new, and Casey Neistat hadn’t even uploaded his first video to YouTube. Last year your old desk phone could make calls, put people on hold, transfer a call, and maybe […]

Advances in Cybercrime Demand Greater Protection: A look at retrospective security versus point-in-time solutions

With cybercrime predicted to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021 and to be more profitable—and therefore, more attractive to criminal organizations—than the global combined trade of all major illegal drugs, businesses can no longer rely on traditional network security tools and expect to achieve protection.¹ More than 75% of all current antivirus engines can’t detect […]

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes

How SD-WAN is Improving Business Outcomes What customers are getting out of SD-WAN.  Business outcomes. – James Weinbrenner Twenty years of change in technology has created new types of businesses and disrupted entire industries. The current shift from Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based networks to Software Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) is such a game changer as […]