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Network Security Policies & Procedures

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 29, 2017 6:28:00 AM

The cost of technology is rising. Individual solutions are becoming more costly, but inexpensive open source alternatives struggle to keep up. Compliance and quality assurance costs are rising annually even outside regulation-driven industries. And, of course, the total cost of cybercrime is reaching unprecedented levels, averaging a cost of $15 million per year for U.S. enterprises.

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Topics: Network Security, Critical Data, SaaS, Compliance

Need one communication system to services multiple locations and devices?

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 27, 2017 7:55:00 AM

Does your business have multiple offices? Is your enterprise geography getting more complex – with new locations opening at a rapid pace? Maybe you’re planning to open sites internationally and need to ensure efficient communications?

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Topics: VOIP, IP Telephony, Voice Services, phones, Hosted Voice

CFO's in the Cloud

Posted by Jeff Hussey on Mar 24, 2017 8:12:00 PM

A successful move to the cloud often requires broad consensus from executive stakeholders. The most skeptical and least technical of all is often the CFO – someone who wants to understand the total cost of ownership (TCO) and ROI in the earliest stages of the process.

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Topics: Carrier & IP Solutions, Cloud Services, evolveIP

Advanced ShoreTel System Administrator Training

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 24, 2017 9:29:00 AM

Through NCA Certified ShoreTel training, you’ll gain familiarity with all relevant services for your enterprise. This experiential, instructor-led course provides hands-on skills in all aspects of system evaluation, troubleshooting, and management.

Course Objectives

Students will gain a thorough backing in the full range of skills and tools, including:

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Topics: ShoreTel, Training Class

So what is the big deal with penetration testing?: Top five reasons to look into it.

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 24, 2017 9:18:38 AM

Thinking about penetration testing to improve your network security?

In a world where threat profiles are changing fast, penetration testing may be the fastest, most effective way to make improvements in your security. No other method provides truly custom security insights you can apply immediately to your unique situation.

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Topics: Penetration Testing

iPhone Robbers Try to iPhish Victims

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 15, 2017 4:42:44 PM

In another strange tale from the kinetic-attack-meets-cyberattack department, earlier this week I heard from a loyal reader in Brazil whose wife was recently mugged by three robbers who nabbed her iPhone. Not long after the husband texted the stolen phone -- offering to buy back the locked device -- he soon began receiving text messages stating the phone had been found. All he had to do to begin the process of retrieving the device was click the texted link and log in to the phishing page mimicking ...
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WikiLeaks dump brings CIA spying powers into the spotlight

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 15, 2017 4:20:28 PM

Has the CIA ever spied on you? That's a key question swirling around the WikiLeaks document dump that allegedly details the U.S. agency's secret hacking tools. The documents themselves don't reveal much about who the CIA might have snooped on. But the agency certainly has the power to spy on foreigners outside the U.S., said Paul Pillar, a former deputy counterterrorism chief with the CIA. That's its job after all: to collect foreign intelligence. But even so, the CIA is pretty selective with ...
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Four Ramifications of Cyber Attacks on Healthcare Systems

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 15, 2017 4:18:57 PM

Recent cyber attacks on the NHS and other healthcare systems have brought potential ramifications into the limelight. Read this post to find out more.
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Why Your WLAN Access Security Needs a New Look

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 15, 2017 3:50:14 PM

According to Statista, there are 28.4 billion connected devices globally--and the Wi-Fi Alliance® expects that number to grow to 38.5 billion by 2020. With evolving technologies and trends placing wireless connectivity front and center for organizations, IT teams need to take a mobile-first approach to planning, managing and deploying wireless local area network (WLAN) access security.
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Combatting Mobile Device Insecurity

Posted by Susan Sison on Mar 10, 2017 9:00:13 AM

Mobile devices are everywhere in business. Employees bring their tablets, smartphones and laptops to work and connect them to company wi-fi. They access sensitive company data from the unsecured wi-fi network at Starbucks; and use their own, unsanctioned productivity apps to do business with the corporate credit card.

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