The WSJ just reported that the new coronavirus has thrown the M&A dealmaking into disarray. They said: “cybersecurity experts say the workplace upheaval caused by the pandemic will complicate mergers and acquisitions when activity picks up.Countless employees are working remotely on networks that might be vulnerable to attack, while others with access to confidential data […]
[Video Review] Sitting Ducks: When Employees Work from Home
Hi this is Scott Young from Optrics Engineering and we understand that things are kind of rough out there with the current pandemic.We wanted to start shooting some videos and things that we’re seeing on the networking side that might be of help to those of you out there who are managing their networks and […]
How VPN bandwidth monitoring helps retain remote workforce productivity
The COVID-19 outbreak has brought businesses around the globe to their knees. To survive, organizations across verticals are rolling out work-from-home policies. And for effective remote working, it’s imperative to employ VPN connections, as they serve as a conduit for workers to access business-critical data remotely.But when valuable VPN bandwidth is consumed by trivial activities, […]
Sitting Ducks: When Employees Work from Home
As the COVID-19 health crisis rages on and millions of workers and students move to working from home (WFH) and online distance education, no one should make the error of thinking that working and learning from the comfortable and familiar surroundings of home somehow makes these employees and students safe. They are not safe. If […]
New NIST Requirements Increase Cyber Security Controls
A new supplement to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-171 “Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations” is on the way. The proposed supplement 800-171B adds 35 new requirements that go alongside the 110 controls in 800-171rev2.Supplement B applies to companies that receive controlled unclassified information (CUI) as part of […]
Security tips by Dave Malarky, CEO: Supercomputers
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Are you wasting money on this common cybersecurity investment?
A wasted investment is the last thing any organization needs, yet the cost of a cybersecurity solution doesn’t necessarily equate to value. Consider Security Information and Event Management, or SIEM tools for example. Dark Reading points out that the tool itself is not the key factor in the effectiveness – it must be properly configured […]