The Growing Threat of IoT

Technology often outpaces the means by which we can protect that technology. The rush to develop exciting new devices, tools, and software platforms leave security measures behind, creating massive opportunities for bad actors. One of the biggest emerging threats right now is that of the Internet of Things (IoT) - devices constantly connected to the Internet to provide an immersive, personalized user experience.  Read More

Business Continuity Plan

Improving Your Business Continuity Plan in 4 Steps

Capping a growing trend over the last decade, 2020 was a boom year for cybersecurity breaches, with 36 billion records exposed in the first half of the year alone, and 88% of organizations reporting some form of spear-phishing attempts the calendar year before. There’s a reason the information security market is expected to reach $170 billion next year as companies of all sizes attempt to reduce risk across all surfaces.  Read More

IT Modernization

Reducing IT Budget Expense through Modernization

Despite a nearly 8% drop in IT spending in 2020 due to the global pandemic and the reduced operations of many organizations, IT spending as a whole remains high with growth averaging as much as 5% per year, with an expected total of more than $4 trillion in 2021.  Read More

Technology Consultants

The 5 Benefits of Supplementing Your Internal IT Team

The threats and challenges facing enterprise security teams are multiplying at a rapid pace. The combination of a growing volume of cybercrime attacks and the coronavirus pandemic shifting tens of millions of people into remote work made 2020 the worst year on record for cyber-attacks on companies, individuals, and governments with 37 billion exposed records. The emergence of new technologies powered by machine learning and AI, new connectivity, and transitions to cloud-based environments has added a greater load to already stressed IT teams and resulted in a more sophisticated threat profile.  Read More

Company-Wide Security Training Tools You Need

According to a study by IBM, 95% of cybersecurity breaches are caused by human error. Despite a slight reduction in the total number of breaches in 2020 from 2019, according to a Risk-Based Security data breach report, the number of compromised records reached an all-time high of 37 billion in 2020. In addition to this, there was a 100% increase in the number of attacks with a ransomware component, and the biggest breach of all, Solarwinds, bared records across a wide swath of private and public infrastructure.  Read More