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When You Need to Update but Can’t Afford Disruption

By Erik Briceno

When You Need to Update but Can’t Afford Disruption

We talk about the importance of updating your software all the time — whether it’s applying the dreaded Windows Update patches from Microsoft every “Patch Tuesday” or completely removing depreciated applications. It’s no secret that these updates can cause problems for some people, but unfortunately it doesn’t change the fact that these updates are imperative. How do you manage the sometimes difficult task of keeping your company running during and after applying critical updates — updates that are designed precisely for keeping things running in the first place?   Read more

By Erik Briceno

“Please Patch Your Windows. Pretty Please?” – Microsoft

Do you remember WannaCry? Two years ago, it was arguably the most destructive cyberworm in history — shutting down hospitals, banks, transportation and shipping companies. Perhaps one of the most baffling things of all, though, is the fact that WannaCry didn’t exist until two months AFTER Microsoft had already released a patch that would fix the very vulnerability the worm took advantage of.

Now, in 2019, the same thing is happening again with a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. This security risk is so severe that not only did Microsoft update Windows 10, they even went out of their way to patch its depreciated operating systems: Windows 2003, Windows XP and Windows Vista.   Read more

Security Information and Event Management: Giving You a Big Picture for Cybersecurity Protection

By Erik Briceno

Security Information and Event Management: Giving You a Big Picture for Cybersecurity Protection

Security Information and Event Management, known as SIEM, is a security system that gathers data from a wide variety of sources to monitor, identify, record and analyze security incidents within a real-time IT environment.

SIEM supplies the user with a comprehensive and centralized view of the security scenario of an IT infrastructure.

In other words, a SIEM paints the ultimate “big picture” of your cybersecurity situation, an early warning system that provides everything you need to troubleshoot and secure your IT environment. It’s a search-and-analyze tool that gives you the power to destroy threats.   Read more

3 Benefits of Advanced Threat Protection

By Erik Briceno

3 Benefits of Advanced Threat Protection

Advanced Threat Protection, or ATP, options provide an additional layer of defense for businesses and organizations to protect against constantly evolving cyberthreats designed to thwart traditional security solutions.

An ATP solution allows companies to defend against sophisticated malware or hacking-based attacks that target their sensitive data. With an ATP, you can leverage enterprise technology to achieve the most effective security solution, because firewalls and antivirus packages are not enough to protect a network.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Vulnerability Management: 4 Essential Steps to Protect Your Business From Cyberthreats

A key to protecting against cybersecurity threats is understanding your risks. Vulnerability Management (VM) is a critical tool in your arsenal designed to do just that — to proactively mitigate or prevent saboteurs from exploiting the IT vulnerabilities that exist in any system or organization.

To achieve that, you need a vulnerability assessment system to quickly and easily identify and fix vulnerabilities — including software flaws, missing patches, malware and misconfigurations — across a variety of operating systems, devices and applications.   Read more

Unified Threat Management: All-In-One Cybersecurity Protection

By Erik Briceno

Unified Threat Management: All-In-One Cybersecurity Protection

With potential cybersecurity threats increasing constantly, it’s more essential than ever to protect your business with an internet security system. But making sure you’ve covered all the bases can be difficult.

That’s where a Unified Threat Management (UTM) system comes in. A UTM allows you to integrate key elements of network security into one comprehensive package. This means your business can combine mission-critical security features — such as intrusion detection and prevention, VPN, firewalling, content filtering and anti-phishing/anti-malware filtering — into a single solution designed for small and medium-sized organizations.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Advanced Threat Protection: Rely on AVG’s Award-Winning Anti-Virus Software and Malware Protection

When it comes to advanced threat protection, businesses need to leverage the enterprise technology that offers the latest cybersecurity solutions to defend against sophisticated cyberthreats targeting your sensitive data.

That’s where AVG’s antivirus software options come in, offering world-class protection against continuously evolving malware and hackers.   Read more

Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business

By Erik Briceno

Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business

With more people working remotely and more devices connecting to the internet every day, having a strong line of defense against cyberthreats is critical to the success of your business mission.

Cisco Umbrella is a cloud security platform that can provide that first line of defense, no matter where your workers are located or what devices they’re using.   Read more

Meraki Advanced Security License: 5 Reasons Why You Need State-of-the-Art Cybersecurity Protection

By Erik Briceno

Meraki Advanced Security License: 5 Reasons Why You Need State-of-the-Art Cybersecurity Protection

When it comes to protecting your business from security threats, a unified threat management (UTM) service provides a simplified method that integrates multiple security services and features.

This type of service lets your business combine critical security features — such as intrusion detection and prevention, VPN, firewalling, content filtering and anti-phishing/anti-malware filtering — into a single solution designed for small and medium-sized organizations.   Read more

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When You Need to Update but Can’t Afford Disruption
When You Need to Update but Can’t Afford Disruption
“Please Patch Your Windows. Pretty Please?” – Microsoft
Security Information and Event Management: Giving You a Big Picture for Cybersecurity Protection
Security Information and Event Management: Giving You a Big Picture for Cybersecurity Protection
3 Benefits of Advanced Threat Protection
3 Benefits of Advanced Threat Protection
Secure Internet Gateway: 3 Ways a SIG Guards Your Business
Secure Internet Gateway: 3 Ways a SIG Guards Your Business
Vulnerability Management: 4 Essential Steps to Protect Your Business From Cyberthreats
Unified Threat Management: All-In-One Cybersecurity Protection
Unified Threat Management: All-In-One Cybersecurity Protection
Advanced Threat Protection: Rely on AVG’s Award-Winning Anti-Virus Software and Malware Protection
Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business
Stopping Threats Before They Happen: 4 Ways Cisco Umbrella Protects Your Business
Meraki Advanced Security License: 5 Reasons Why You Need State-of-the-Art Cybersecurity Protection
Meraki Advanced Security License: 5 Reasons Why You Need State-of-the-Art Cybersecurity Protection