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How to Approach Network Security in a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ Workplace

Mobile technology is still surging in popularity. According to TechCrunch, a study by International Data Corporation reports that smartphones, and tablets are projected to command 83 percent of the total worldwide market for device sales by 2017. Compare this to 11 percent for laptops and just 6 percent for desktop PCs, and you get the picture that mobile is not going away anytime soon. Read more

Moving Assets to the Cloud

In the 20th century, security often meant anything from lockboxes and safes to armed guards, and there is little doubt that this line of thinking is dated. In the 21st century physical security still has a place, but more of our assets are are digital. New asset forms require new means of protection.  With the explosion of digital assets many small and medium businesses are asking, “should I move my assets to the Cloud and how do I do it securely?” Read more

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Unusual Suspects: 4 Types of Malware You Haven’t Heard Of (Until Now)

The topic of malware often causes some confusion. Most people know about viruses and that they need protection on their computers to prevent infections. However, the types of harmful programs that fall under the “malware” heading encompass more than just computer viruses. Read more

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What Questions SHOULD I Ask About the Cloud?

Whether you are pursuing cloud computing for the sake of convenience, added security, economic reasons or all of the above, it’s worth asking: What are the capabilities and what are the limitations when it comes to the cloud? Read more