If you’ve been on the internet in the past few weeks you’ve heard about the large scale cyberattack on DNS provider Dyn. On October 21, major websites including Twitter, Amazon, Spotify, Reddit, PayPal, Airbnb, Wired, Pinterest, and more experienced outages. The common thread? Each of these sites used Dyn as their upstream DNS provider. A […]
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Here are some hard truths. The Internet of Things is coming to business. You’re going to need to adopt it in some fashion if you want to survive. When you do, your network will be more susceptible to being hacked than ever. At last week’s Internet of Things Security Summit in Boston, professionals from all […]
“Dear Client”. That’s how the letter usually begins. The next few sentences are a little trickier; there is really no good way for someone to hear that their data has been stolen. Unfortunately, getting this letter is becoming an all too common occurrence in business. While a security breach might be one of the last […]
Graduating from its unsung hero position among contending cybersecurity disciplines, network security policy management (NSPM) has shifted towards the role of team MVP. Gartner recently gave NSPM a benefit rating of ‘high’ in its most recent “Hype Cycle for Infrastructure Protection” report, as these tools have been known to not only reduce costs, but increase revenue […]
TechDecisions sat down with John Irwin, Senior Vice President of Government, Education and Healthcare at AT&T, to talk about cyber security considerations for colleges and universities: TD: Why would someone want to steal data from a college or university? JI: If you think about colleges and universities, they host a large amounts of student and […]
Short of burying your devices in concrete, assuring that your cyber security is strong enough to keep your university’s information safe is a hard task. Read on to learn some tips to keep everything secure.
Payment security is important on two fronts. First you need to make sure not to lose customer information for fear of lawsuits or public embarrassment. Second you have to make sure that the payments are being processes correctly to protect your bottom line. Here is some info to help out.
The ways in which we build partnerships, strengthen customer relationships, streamline supplier processes and drive business forward are changing dramatically. Securely sharing and collaborating on high-value content across company barriers and geographic boundaries are essential to accelerating business.
Ransomware is dangerous to all computer users, but those at colleges and universities are particularly vulnerable.
Over 450 students and staff at Admiral Farragut Academy in Florida are filtered into five separate network domains, each with 150 devices.