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Cybersecurity Benefits

Cybersecurity Benefits

Publication date: August 14, 2018

Most people would agree that protecting an organization’s data, systems, and intellectual property is important. However, not everyone is always inclined to adhere to the practices and policies necessary for a cybersecurity program to be successful. Furthermore, there tends to be even more resistance..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cyber Security
Cybersecurity Implementation

Cybersecurity Implementation

Publication date: August 14, 2018

Cybersecurity starts with implementing perimeter network security configurations including firewall access rules, encrypted wireless networks, antivirus/antimalware and other traditional IT security best practices.  However, it also involves implementing an effective IT Security program consisting..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cyber Security
Cybersecurity Threats

Cybersecurity Threats

Publication date: August 14, 2018

Over the years, cybersecurity practices have also become more advanced in order to keep up with and defend against the latest threats.  These days most services, systems, and applications uphold a high level of security, making it difficult for attackers to breach the perimeter network. However,..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cyber Security
Evolution of Cybersecurity

Evolution of Cybersecurity

Publication date: August 14, 2018

The history of Cybersecurity goes back to academic beginnings, when the “Creeper” program was designed by Bob Thomas in 1971, to move across a network and print the message “I’M THE CREEPER: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN.” Subsequently, in 1972 the inventor of email, Ray Tomlinson, modified the Creeper..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cyber Security
What Is Cybersecurity?

What Is Cybersecurity?

Publication date: August 14, 2018

Cybersecurity, also referred to as computer security or IT security, involves the methods of protecting computer systems, data, and networks from access to and attacks by unauthorized users. These attacks typically have a malicious intent, and frequently involve accessing and possibly stealing data..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cyber Security
Benefits Of The Cloud

Benefits Of The Cloud

Publication date: July 2, 2018

Organizations benefit from Cloud services in several ways. Key benefits can include:

Cost- Cloud services eliminate the large capital expenditures required to procure hardware and software, in addition to costs of operating an onsite datacenter that would include racks space, electricity,..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cloud Solutions
Benefits Of Using Managed Services

Benefits Of Using Managed Services

Publication date: July 2, 2018

As the pace of change in IT continues to accelerate, it has become harder for organizations to maintain current technologies, let alone keep up with the latest advances in technology and IT services. MSPs have the resources and expertise in various technologies, in addition to taking a holistic approach..

Posted by Jason Firch in Managed IT
Cloud Services Providers

Cloud Services Providers

Publication date: July 2, 2018

There are many Cloud Services Providers (CSP) available on the market, each offering various solutions, benefits, and pricing. So how do you choose the right CSP for your organization? The answer depends on the size of your organization, internal technical resources, the types of applications and..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cloud Solutions
Selecting The Right Managed Services Provider

Selecting The Right Managed Services Provider

Publication date: July 2, 2018

Selecting the right MSP is critical to an organization’s overall success. Your MSP is there to support your people, operations, and ultimately your mission. If you make the wrong choice, the impact can have organization-wide effects.

Don’t shop for bargain providers with price as your primary..

Posted by Jason Firch in Managed IT
Cloud Service Models

Cloud Service Models

Publication date: July 2, 2018

There are three primary cloud service models offered by providers. Think of it as a stack with three layers, with the bottom layer having the most control and access to computing resources, the middle layer providing support for rapid development and management of applications, and the top layer having..

Posted by Jason Firch in Cloud Solutions
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