How Much Should My IT Support Cost?

A Guide for Budgeting for Your Business IT Support It’s no secret that almost all businesses today use technology to help keep their businesses running. This can be as simple as the use of laptop or desktop computers, VoIP phone systems, and a router, or as complex as...

A Real-World Example of Social Engineering

A social engineering test presents a challenge to your IT security team like no other.  Typically, advanced systems can manage technical points of entry into your environment with firewalls, logging, SIEM systems, malware scanners, etc.  However, when the point of...

How to protect yourself from ransomware

You have a top-flight antivirus solution deployed and managed on your system. Your hardware firewall is automatically updated and continuously monitored by a great security team. You’ve blocked access to all known malicious and questionable web sites. Your email...

IT Security – be sure to lock the doors!

Physical security is an often overlooked aspect of IT security. Don’t let your company fail to enact the simplest security measures of all! According to the FFIEC IT Examination Handbook, physical security is an examined aspect of your network security posture....

SIEM – Going Beyond Log Management

Do you log all critical events?  Do you archive them somewhere? The best practice for maintaining log data integrity is to centrally store all pertinent log data somewhere isolated from your network. In the event of an intrusion or a malicious insider attack, the logs...