IT

Some aspects of IT security get a lot of attention while other areas get neglected.  Take Edge Security as an example.  Almost all companies have gotten the message that having a firewall is a good idea, this is great news.  However, the bad news is...

While I was looking for topics for articles this month I came across this article published by Forbes and found it not only fascinating, but relevant.  We’ve seen a client impacted by this phishing scam.  This is something all organizations should be aware of. Although the...

Hello everyone, I hope you all are well and Covid free.  As you all know the landscape is changing with the unknown of when and how we will defeat the virus.  When will we get back to normal times, or will we?  Will we have...

Over the last several months I’ve spoken with several clients about phishing attacks. They’ve been wondering why they are so hard to combat.  I thought I would take some time to talk about this in more detail. First it is important to understand the emotional tools attackers...

It's Monday morning and a call comes in from Joe (not his real name) asking me what happened to his network. Joe runs a small manufacturing firm and calls us when things go down. Joe says "I thought you were taking care of our network,...

Happy Summer 2020 everyone! This year so far has seemed by turns to skate by, or become a dreary trudge. But mostly it’s felt like a flood. As 2020 ramped up, we knew we needed to adapt and bring more clarity to our world, all the...

I think one of the best quotes I’ve heard comes from Kalen Krueger, “The most important thing that will happen on your network today is your backup”.  Backups are something that are hugely important and at times are the most neglected and overlooked aspect of...

Last week I was on a four hour virtual meeting, it was a new record. The other day I was “Zoomed Out” after spending seven and a half hours in virtual meetings.The four hour meeting was meaningful and well worth the time, but being in...