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Ultrafast Website hosting with AWS

AWS Hosting Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s largest cloud computing platform, made up of over 200 different cloud data services that are housed in data centers around the globe. AWS’s three main products are Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Glacier (a virtual machine service), and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). AWS accounts for […]

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Understaffed Cybersecurity Teams

If your organization is struggling to keep cybersecurity professionals on staff, you are not alone. According to reports from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), the cybersecurity workforce is struggling to hire and retain qualified cybersecurity professionals1. Their latest survey report notes that sixty-three percent of respondents indicated that they have unfilled cybersecurity […]

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Cryptojacking Defense

Cryptojacking is a term for illicit cryptocurrency mining. This cyberattack can impact individuals as well as organizations of all sizes. This article will explore this threat and what you can do about it. Cryptocurrency You have likely heard of cryptocurrency and fall somewhere along the spectrum of cryptocurrency being an important presence in your day-to-day […]

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Social Engineering Penetration Testing

Penetration testing attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in systems, networks, human resources, or physical assets in order to test the effectiveness of security controls. Social engineering is the psychological manipulation of people to prompt them into performing certain actions or divulging sensitive information. Social engineering penetration testing, then, uses different forms of social engineering attacks to […]

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Antivirus Solutions

Antivirus Solutions Antivirus solutions are programs designed to protect endpoint devices. IT endpoints are the devices that people use to access company resources. Examples of endpoints are personal computers, mobile devices, point-of-sale terminals, and other various devices where data is created, processed, and stored, such as IoT devices. With so many endpoints and their corresponding […]

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Public Sector IT Modernization 

Public Sector IT Modernization  The public sector has long been feeling the dragging weight of outdated processes and technologies, but experiences during the pandemic have allowed these issues to finally receive the overdue attention that they require. The survey underpinning Deloitte’s “Seven pivots for government’s digital transformation” revealed that three quarters of respondents asserted that the pandemic accelerated their governments’ […]

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Public Sector Remote Work Challenges

Public Sector Remote Work Challenges  The shift from in-person work to remote work during the pandemic was easier for some industries than it was for others. It is a surprise to no one that the public sector was not a leader in this transition. It is easy enough to dismiss this as an inevitability due […]

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Employee Security Practices 

Employee Security Practices  Information system (IS) security is challenging for organizations of all sizes. A study by Sadok, et al. took a closer look at the disconnect between corporate IS security policies and actual security practices in small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)1. Many organizations of this size are reliant on information technologies and networked systems to support their business operations […]

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Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning  

Cybersecurity Incident Response Planning   A cybersecurity incident response plan (or IR plan) is a set of instructions designed to help an organization prepare for, detect, respond to, and recover from network security incidents. Much like a disaster recovery plan designed for natural disasters, a cybersecurity incident response plan prepares your organization to respond to digital disasters. Significant incidents […]

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Cloud-Based E-Health System Security 

Cloud-Based E-Health System Security  Cloud-based healthcare computing has become much more common as its advantages, such as scalability, collaboration with Artificial Intelligence (AI), and machine learning, are undeniably attractive. While there are many benefits, there are many concerns and challenges as well. Cloud-computing challenges for applications in healthcare include different types of management, technology handling, security […]