Cyber Criminals Love Gifts Too!

The Holiday season has arrived and Cyber Criminals are out in full swing. Make sure they only get coal this year by following these 5 easy steps.   Only shop at websites you know and trust.  Legitimate websites will be protected by SSL – Secure Socket Layer – protection and your browser will notify you if […]

Google Home For Business? You Bet!

The Google Virtual Assistant can be a huge asset for your small business. From controlling the tech in your office to telling you a joke, the possibilities are endless.   Here are a few tips to get you started!   Google Intercom Just Say “Hey Google” Broadcast A Message. Google Will Broadcast To All Devices […]

Bridging The Gap Between Business And Technology!

Bridging the gap between business and technology is the ultimate goal for any organization. Companies are racing to be product leaders and bring new, innovative products & services to market quicker. In order to win the race, business and technology need to be aligned to deliver business strategy and modern tools that allow users to collaborate better […]

Why SD-WAN?

One of the biggest questions we get from our clients “What is SD-WAN and why are you pushing it so hard?” They want to know why they should move away from their current WAN solution.   SD-WAN (Software Defined WAN) is the newest technology in WAN connectivity. The technology allows us to drastically lower costs, […]

MPLS vs. SD WAN – Which Is Right For Your SMB?

As more and more SMBs expand to multiple offices they find the need to collaborate and share files internally. Systems such as File Services, Voice, Faxing, and more all rely on inter connectivity.   A decade ago if you wanted to create internal communications and collaboration systems you had one option – VPN. The Site-To-Site […]

Finally! A Password Policy I Can Get Behind!

Traditionally, passwords were supposed to be super long, super complex, and super hard to remember! Passwords needed to be 8 or more characters long, use UPPER and lower case letters, numbers, and some type of symbol. Passwords were required to change every so often (usually every 90 days), and passwords managers were a NO-NO.   […]

Cisco announces MEGA-vulnerability for VPN devices.

On January 29, Cisco released a CVSS Base 10 security alert for customers using their products that support VPN connections. Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (Cisco’s Next-Gen Firewall’s), Firepower Appliances (content filtering and IPS/IDS), and other Cisco supported devices configured to use the WebVPN clientless SSL software are now vulnerable to a web-based network attack that […]

Meltdown and Spectre CPU Exploits

Understanding the impact of Meltdown and Spectre CPU exploits. Overview   Recently modern CPU hardware companies have released notices that implementations from the last decade have been found vulnerable to attacks. This design flaw could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information. These two attacks are now known as Meltdown and Spectre.   Impact   To […]