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Does My Company Need a Security Operations Center Service (SOC)?

Does My Company Need a Security Operations Center Service (SOC)?

You can’t manage what you can’t see. Even a small network generates over 250,000 logs per hours. An impossible task for a human to review. We now live in the days of sophisticated digital hackers so your concern shouldn’t be if you’re going to get hacked, but what you’re going to do when it happens.

3 Ways to Shield Against Internet-of-Things Security Threats

3 Ways to Shield Against Internet-of-Things Security Threats

IoT in all its flavors (e.g., physical security systems, lights, appliances, heating and air conditioning systems, as well as artificial intelligence-based automated agents such as chatbots) exposes companies and consumers alike to a wide range of security threats.

4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dark Web

4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dark Web

Sure, you’ve heard of the dark web, but do you know what it is actually used for and how to access it? More importantly, should you even try to access it?

Security Expert Talks On-Premise Firewall

Local security expert, Phillip Long, advises business owners on a defense-in-depth, security strategy in latest tech video about on-premise firewalls. Listen to Phillip discuss best practices with your firewall. Watch now!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Cloud Based Email Filtering

Phillip Long, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), talks cloud based email filtering in his latest Defense-in-Depth series video. During the video, he gives best practices for email security. Check it out below!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Cloud-Based Firewall

Security Expert Discusses Cloud-Based Firewall

Phillip Long, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), continues through his Defense-in-Depth series. This week he discusses how a multi-layer security approach with a cloud-based firewall will help prevent security breaches. Watch it below!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Security Expert Discusses Proper Network Design

Phillip Long, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), discusses how a proper network design will reduce your chances of a security breach through his Defense-in-Depth series. Watch below!

About the Speaker, Phillip Long

Phillip Long is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) and author of Everything You Must Know About Choosing an IT Company, But Your IT Guy Will Never Tell You.

Passwords For Primary Protection Are No Longer Valid. Now What?

Passwords For Primary Protection Are No Longer Valid. Now What?

If you tend to use the same, or similar, passwords for more than one site, or if a password is your only tool for credentials and authentication, you could be putting your organization – and yourself – at risk for identity theft and/or a security breach.

How Phishers Are Using Encrypted Sites to Scam You

How Phishers Are Using Encrypted Sites to Scam You

Just when you thought cyber criminals couldn’t get smarter, along comes a new scamming technique. Previously used for safeguarding browsing activity, encryption tools are now used by hackers in carrying out phishing scams. 

5 Ransomware Statistics Every Business Owner Needs to Know

5 Ransomware Statistics Every Business Owner Needs to Know

While ransomware statistics in 2017 were alarming in terms of growth and severity of attacks, the cybersecurity industry has made great strides in defending against them. But despite our best efforts, the threat shows no signs of going away.