How Can Managed Security Services Providers Be Beneficial for a Business?

Good and in-house security professionals are hard to find, and finding the right team can prove to be a daunting task. Every company prefers to secure its software applications, customer data, intellectual property, and other business assets. In order to implement this efficiently, your business needs the right people, the right technologies, proper strategies, and […]

Why Are Cybercriminals Targeting Educational Institutions

Last year saw a sharp increase in the number and impact of cyber attacks on educational institutions across the US. While healthcare and financial industries have always been prime targets, cyber criminals seem to be turning more to learning institutions as targets for hacking. It is not just criminals prepared to sell your information on […]

How Much Can a Data Breach Actually Cost Your Business?

With growing amounts of personal data being traded between companies and individuals over interconnected networks, a lack of data protection can expose enterprises to unforeseen financial risks. While there is no way to completely eliminate the threat of data theft, businesses that take active measures can limit their exposure to a breach. By implementing a […]

The Difference between Real and Fake Ransomware

Understand how to manage real and fake ransomware

Standard ransomware is the deliberate sabotage of your computer files and data by outsiders. The criminals in no uncertain terms tell you that your information has been encrypted, making it unusable. They tell you that you have a limited time, such as 48 to 72 hours, to pay them or your files will be forever […]

Comparing Next Generation Firewalls to Web Application Firewalls


Firewalls are a crucial element of web security, but many IT professionals still aren’t clear on the differences between next generation firewalls (NGFW) and web application firewalls (WAF). There are vital points of difference between the two; being aware of the specifications can help make the purchasing and administration process clearer. While it might seem […]