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Security Solutions for an Increasingly Dangerous Landscape

By Erik Briceno

Security Solutions for an Increasingly Dangerous Landscape

As technology progresses, so do the variety of threats to your IT environment and sensitive information. Rogue hackers, corporate saboteurs and vandals are a constant issue. New malware and ransomware are popping up every day. Government mandates and corporate requirements make security a top priority for conducting business today. The best protection comes from safeguards that are an integral part of your network infrastructure, software and management right from the start.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Tired of being alarmed? Don’t become complacent.

In this year alone, ransomware attacks and data breaches are occurring at such frequency that it’s now become almost commonplace. When we hear it in the news, we simply shrug our shoulders and say, “Oh great, another one.”

The fact that it happens so often should not soften the severity of it. If anything, it should raise our state of alarm even higher. The problem is, we’ve become so fatigued by alarm. How do you remain vigilant despite this fatigue?   Read more

Incident Response Plans: Necessities for 2021 and Beyond

By Erik Briceno

Incident Response Plans: Necessities for 2021 and Beyond

You never want a cybersecurity incident to happen. But in today’s complex technological landscape, it does happen — frequently. Therefore, you need to be prepared to implement an incident response plan that will help your business reduce the risks, costs and recovery time associated with a security breach or cyberattack. Not doing so directly affects your company’s bottom line.

Small to midsize businesses can take steps to counter the ever-evolving threat of cyberattacks and become “cyber ready.” These steps are not overly complex or costly, and businesses can significantly protect themselves by taking action.   Read more

The New Normal Requires a Zero Trust Architecture

By Erik Briceno

The New Normal Requires a Zero Trust Architecture

As the technologies that support zero trust architecture move increasingly further into the mainstream, CIOs, CISOs and other corporate executives are rushing to adopt it. But what is zero trust? And why should you care?

As cyberattacks become ever more sophisticated, a zero trust network could be the best means of protecting enterprise systems and their data. This holds especially true in this new normal of remote working.   Read more

Has the Colonial Pipeline ransom convinced you yet?

By Erik Briceno

Has the Colonial Pipeline ransom convinced you yet?

Is your organization taking cybersecurity seriously enough? Because the attack on the Colonial Pipeline clearly highlighted the real-world consequences of not doing so. Today we’re giving a brief rundown of what transpired to make sure everyone is caught up.   Read more

How Managed IT Can Go Beyond COVID

By Erik Briceno

How Managed IT Can Go Beyond COVID

Managed IT was (and is) an obvious necessity during the COVID-19 crisis. But its role will continue to be relevant once the emergency does finally end — whenever that may be. Many organizations are slowly trying to make the transition back to traditional work environments. And just as many simply won’t, as they have now fully embraced remote working. In both instances, managed IT is essential to have.   Read more

Cybersecurity Frameworks Are Essential to your Enterprise

By Erik Briceno

Cybersecurity Frameworks Are Essential to your Enterprise

Businesses are embracing digital transformation to drive agility and ensure their success in a digital-first economy. This includes adapting to digital technologies like the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT) as part of their transformation strategies.

But as these abilities open companies to more interactions and business growth, they also force them to address risk challenges that are continually multiplying. These vulnerabilities came into light during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic when businesses were forced to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives and increase reliance on third-party vendors. This led to sharing important data beyond the regular network, thus increasing financial, reputational and regulatory risks.

This is where digital transformation frameworks can help create a foundation for robust digital security programs that enable you to keep up with the rapid changes faced while transforming the business.   Read more

Working From Home: More Than Just the New Normal — A New Opportunity

By Erik Briceno

Working From Home: More Than Just the New Normal — A New Opportunity

Even before the pandemic, the number of Americans who work remotely had already been consistently growing — and so had the challenges for both employees and employers. Having the right IT support can minimize potential pitfalls and maintain your company culture. When it comes to making the remote working experience beneficial and productive, take advantage of the multitude of options technology offers to avoid some of the most common problems facing telecommuters.   Read more

Our Managed Security Services

By Erik Briceno

Our Managed Security Services

We’ve posted plenty about the numerous benefits of IT Managed Services. From support services and data protection to network solutions, systems integration and more, an IT managed services provider takes a holistic approach to your technology needs. It’s essentially outsourced monitoring and management of all your cyber security systems and devices.

Today we’re giving readers a quick refresher on the specific types of Managed Security Systems that V2 Systems has to offer.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Sticking with remote work? Make these 7 steps part of your new normal.

It comes as no surprise that remote working has seen a sharp rise in recent years, something that was taking place even before the pandemic. However, with so many employees working remotely, every business needs a plan for providing those workers with the IT support they need to do their jobs. Security concerns should be at the top of that planning list for your remote workforce.

As mobile technology and network infrastructure continue to progress, so do the variety of threats to IT environments and sensitive information. That’s a particular concern whenever employees work outside the office — whether they’re teleworking or traveling.

While working from home or other remote locations provides numerous benefits for both the employees and the company, it also comes with increased data security risks. To reduce these potential problems, companies should focus on securing data access rather than the hardware itself — particularly when employees use their own devices.

In order to properly provide the IT support your remote workforce needs, follow these best practices:   Read more

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Security Solutions for an Increasingly Dangerous Landscape
Security Solutions for an Increasingly Dangerous Landscape
Tired of being alarmed? Don’t become complacent.
Incident Response Plans: Necessities for 2021 and Beyond
Incident Response Plans: Necessities for 2021 and Beyond
The New Normal Requires a Zero Trust Architecture
The New Normal Requires a Zero Trust Architecture
Has the Colonial Pipeline ransom convinced you yet?
Has the Colonial Pipeline ransom convinced you yet?
How Managed IT Can Go Beyond COVID
How Managed IT Can Go Beyond COVID
Cybersecurity Frameworks Are Essential to your Enterprise
Cybersecurity Frameworks Are Essential to your Enterprise
Working From Home: More Than Just the New Normal — A New Opportunity
Working From Home: More Than Just the New Normal — A New Opportunity
Our Managed Security Services
Our Managed Security Services
Sticking with remote work? Make these 7 steps part of your new normal.