Key Data Center Physical Security Measures

What comes to your mind when you think about data center physical security? Cyberattacks? Data storage? Maybe business uptime? Sure, data center physical security plays a crucial role in all of the above, but that’s not all there is to these facilities. Besides helping businesses store and transfer information safely, data centers must ensure their […]

Should You Build Your Own In-House SOC?

outsourced SOC vs. in-house SOC

Should you buy or partner with a SOC to meet growing cybersecurity demands? Or should you build your own Security Operations Center (SOC)? The purpose of the security operations center (SOC) is to constantly monitor, prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to cyber threats 24/7. Therefore, security operations centers have become an essential element of threat […]

Is Your Data Center Colocation Defending Against Today’s DDoS Attacks?

DDoS Protection for Colocation

The global pandemic poses an immense challenge to colocation, hosting, and data center providers. Data center colocation and their customers continue to experience an increase in DDoS attacks. Cyber security threats have evolved tremendously in the past decade resulting in increased sophistication, frequency, and volume of cyber attacks. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, however, continue […]

Calculating the Size of a Firewall For Your Network

We live in a world where security breaches and data losses are expected. According to a study done by IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach (from a sample of 500 companies interviewed) is $3.86 million. Moreover, mega data breaches, which result in the loss of 1 million to […]

Managed Firewall vs Unmanaged Firewall: What Are The Differences?

Managed Firewall vs Unmanaged Firewall

Traditional security measures can no longer keep up with the threats of modern days; therefore, the need for next-generation solutions that can provide advanced application-level security is becoming increasingly important. Even though firewalls have become such a common solution for combating security threats, many companies are still struggling to manage and use firewalls at their […]

Colocation Data Center Physical Security as a Fundamental Service During COVID-19

Data Center Physical Security

With the ongoing pandemic, many companies had to change the way they do business. Some industries are affected more than others, but overall any service provider must find a safe way to continue their work while keeping human interactions minimum. Companies need to rethink their work environment, operations, and the nature of their internal control […]

What You Need To Know About SolarWinds Orion Security Breach

SolarWinds Data Breach

Companies throughout the world use the latest technology and the internet to scale their businesses. The path to success is innovation and expansion; therefore, keeping up with the latest trends in terms of tech is going to make a massive difference down the road. Every successful company along the way had to build a solid […]

Data Breaches Are A Growing Epidemic: No One Is Safe

wawa data breach

For the past few years, there has been a constant stream of data breaches that have hit the headlines, ranging from the theft of medical information, account credentials, corporate emails, and internal sensitive enterprise data.  When a data breach occurs, companies will usually haul in third-party investigators, notify regulators, promise to do better, and give […]

The Difference Between a Next Generation Firewall and a UTM Appliance

Data security remains the most critical cybersecurity issue on the map today.  It’s now standard to employ some firewall type on every system, most commonly a next-generation firewall (NGFW). However, another multipurpose option is available: a unified threat management (UTM) appliance.  With the increasing need for more secure and reliable systems, many companies seek high-end […]