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Security

Apps in the Firing Line: The Enduring Power of DDoS Attacks

This blog was originally posted on F5.com. Applications are the face of your company. Customer goodwill is won or lost in a heartbeat these days, so downtime of any description is not an option. Every second you are out of commission is a potential prelude to financial and/or reputational loss. While there are a multitude […]

10.28.2020

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Security

Carousel Industries and Ordr: Uncovering the IoT Surprises Hiding Within Your Network

This blog post was originally featured on the Ordr blog. First, some straight-up pragmatism: IoT devices probably won’t get much more secure as time goes on. There’s just not enough impetus for manufacturers to add security capabilities. Couple that lack of onboard security with the fact that IoT usage is rapidly increasing, and the onus […]

10.26.2020

Security

Zero Trust Architecture and moving beyond VLANs for segmentation

For years enterprises have been deploying VLANs to segment their networks. The thought was that devices in one segment were limited in their ability to adversely affect devices in another. This approach to security in fact provided very little in the way of actual risk mitigation, and in reality provided a false sense of security. […]

10.16.2020

Networking

Steps to a seamless SD-WAN migration

As more companies transition from MPLS to SD-WAN, the migration process has become less uncertain and significantly more streamlined than in the technology’s early days. A 2019 study conducted by IDC revealed that 39% of enterprises already have invested in SD-WAN solutions  and by 2021 the number of organizations deploying this technology will reach 94 percent. As […]

08.24.2020

Networking

5 benefits of moving from MPLS to SD-WAN

Are you considering a move from MPLS to SD-WAN? Many companies have seen in making the switch, with SD-WAN services delivering a host of capabilities that are increasingly important for businesses moving through their digital transformation journeys. Whether you want to enhance application performance, reduce the time to add new sites, or give your organization […]

08.04.2020

Security

Ripple20 leans on old vulnerabilities, shows need for new IoT security strategies

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer just big, it’s gargantuan. It’s sprouting new arms and legs every day, and that enormous quantity of IoT devices is creating some worrying risks for businesses. With so many devices proliferating across the world, any vulnerability’s impacts have the potential to be far greater – far more […]

07.28.2020

Security

Cisco’s SecureX is almost here and it’s a security game changer

Do you have an assortment of security tools protecting your data, networks, endpoints, and other assets? Most companies do. No single platform is best-of-breed at everything and a well-rounded approach to security usually involves several different technologies working together. While effective on paper, the problem with this strategy is that IT teams find themselves hopping […]

06.16.2020

Cloud

Why Managed Cloud Hosting Is the Future

Keeping up with the demands of an evolving business environment has never been more challenging. With a need to be as nimble and responsive as possible, enterprises are increasingly turning to managed cloud hosting to enhance their technological capabilities and enable their internal teams to focus on the strategic issues that will drive their business […]

05.14.2020

Cloud

Cloud Academy: What is a Hybrid Cloud?

If your business is charting a course to the cloud – or if you’ve already deployed a limited cloud solution but want to expand your usage and capabilities over time – you may be wondering about the choices available. What is hybrid cloud? Is it a good fit for my company’s needs? What can hybrid […]

05.11.2020

Security

How Secure Is My Data In a Hybrid Cloud?

Companies must navigate a number of challenges when it comes to protecting their networks, devices, applications, and data. Fortunately, today’s hybrid cloud security solutions offer a powerful mix of scalability and control. Whether you’re worried about defending against malicious outsiders or plugging gaps caused by negligent insiders, a hybrid cloud can enable your organization to […]

05.04.2020