A lot has changed in the network security world in the last 10 years. The firewall used to be a fixture in a network's perimeter security design where network specialists used to create complex security rules to define and control the permitted inbound and outbound traffic. Lately, the role of the network firewall and perimeter defense has come under question as it seems the perimeter has disappeared.
Don't get me wrong, a network's firewall is still a
The "Internet of Things" (IoT) or the “Internet of Everything” (IoE) or the “Internet of Devices (IoD)– are the new buzzwords, the next big thing that everyone in the tech sector is talking about. All these phrases are essentially variations of the same concept but to a non-IT person they are quite confusing. What does Internet of Everything really mean?
Ever since smartphones and tablets have become pervasive, and the growth in applications supported b...
We live in a technical world. Every organization whether it is a commercial enterprise, a nonprofit, government agency or a public service organization has a technology based strategy and a digital presence. With the advantages of technology also comes the burden of maintaining this technology and maintaining the technical skills within the organization. This is easily said than done. Every minute and every dollar spent supporting technical issues, learnin...
While cyber criminals have plenty of motive for targeting large enterprises, public institutions, government agencies, and financial institutions, cyber security threats and breaches at small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly on the rise. All businesses offering digital and web based services are vulnerable to cyber threats. According to Trend Micro, SMBs were hit particularly hard in 2015, and accounted for approximately 45 percent of al
There are four main reasons why organizations consider a move to a cloud infrastructure:
Increased support for mobile workforce
Increasing network & application level security
Reduced cost of ownership
Scalability and flexibility
Cloud based IT infrastructure and cloud based applications are no longer new fads or new technology buzz words. Cloud infrastructure has now been around for a while and more and more corporations, organizations, feder...