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Stumped About Network Security?

Feeling overwhelmed by the potential risks your business faces every day? The truth is, the size of your business has little to do with your vulnerability to network attacks. Review these tips to secure your network without breaking the bank. Use strong passwords for everything We’ve all heard it time and time again. Use strong passwords to protect all of your machines, devices, and accounts. Strong passwords are those with eight or more characters, they don’t contain real words or common words for your company, they have at least one…

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Ransomware: Should I Pay the Ransom? backup and disaster recovery Featured 

Ransomware: Should I Pay the Ransom?

What do you do when your data is kidnapped? According to a 2014 UK research study, 41% of ransomware victims were more than willing to cave in to the demands of ransom-takers than lose their invaluable digital files for good. What would the sherriff do? In 2014, the Dickson Sherriff’s Office paid $572 as ransom when the CryptoWall ransomware infected the department’s report management system. Though the law enforcement agency had no intention of meeting the extortionist’s demands, the Sheriff ended up paying because the records being held at ransom…

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Sick Of Feeling Like Your Server Can Turn Your World Upside Down At Any Moment? Backup & Recovery backup and disaster recovery Featured 

Sick Of Feeling Like Your Server Can Turn Your World Upside Down At Any Moment?

It’s a Monday and you managed to make it out of the house early, grab your favorite cup of coffee and head into the office. When you arrive, you flick on all the lights and log into your computer. As soon as you sit down and start opening your daily programs, you realize that nothing is opening up? Everything is showing just status bars on your screen. Then you receive an error that says the three most dreaded words for any business, “Server not found…” Signs your server is begging…

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Cryptowall Virus Epidemic: Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms? Network Security 

Cryptowall Virus Epidemic: Do You Know the Signs and Symptoms?

A few years ago one would not have imagined that computer files could be held for ransom. Today, the idea of such a hack still seems far-fetched, but this was reality in late December, for a law firm in British Columbia, who never saw it coming.   Cryptowall Makes an Appearance According to The Law Society of British Columbia, the law firm was hacked by the Cryptowall Virus on Monday, December 29th, 2014. The Law Society of British Columbia states, “The firm was advised to contact an address within 12…

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7 Critical Components of Disaster Recovery Backup & Recovery Featured 

7 Critical Components of Disaster Recovery

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), 40% of businesses fail to reopen after a disaster (flood, fire, hurricane, blizzard or earthquake). Businesses that lose critical data are likely to file for bankruptcy within a year. Think FEMA is exaggerating? Take a look at the facts When Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc in October 2012, more than 23,000 New York City businesses were badly struck. The Huffington Post’s three separate data backup sites between New York City and Newark went down. However, and not surprisingly, an integrated care network in…

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Demo of a high availability MST200 Point-2-Point (PtP) wireless bridge link Aruba Networks 

Demo of a high availability MST200 Point-2-Point (PtP) wireless bridge link

Certain customer use cases for point-to-point (PtP) layer-2 bridging require link redundancy on one or both ends in the event of an AP failure. Typically this is indicated when the link is carrying high value traffic, such as access to an ERP system from a remote warehouse that is critical to the flow of revenue to an organization. Another common example is when two customer buildings with lots of people in each one are bridged wirelessly for cost or inability to trench fiber. The loss of the link would potentially…

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Airheads News Live from Atmosphere Las Vegas #6 Aruba Networks 

Airheads News Live from Atmosphere Las Vegas #6

Sixth episode of Airheads News from #airheadsconf Vegas featuring John Turner (@ArubaJT) from Aruba Networks and Pascal Menezes from Microsoft Lync. They provide details on their breakout session at the event on “Understanding Lync and Wi-Fi”. Visit us at http://www.arubanetworks.com/solutions/lync to learn more! Click here to learn more about Aruba’s wireless networking solutions

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