Your Employees Are Your Best Defense Against Cyber Threats

Your investment in information security means nothing if your employees are not on board or are unaware of your company’s cyber security policies. You could have the latest state-of-the-art technology, or you could have invested thousands of dollars in cyber security with software and hardware to protect your network from cyber threats, but all it takes is a lack of awareness of potential threats or human error to send your system reeling.

Learn more about how employees can protect company data...

Monday, November 6, 2017/Comments (0)/
Categories: Data & Internet

Trends in Business Security

The Need for Information Security and How This Ties to Cloud Initiatives

As we are moving to the cloud, hosted and other managed services, we have to think about how security pertains to that. If you think back five years or even a little longer, security was a firewall because we sent email back and forth and we had to understand who was sending us what and if it was malicious. Now, with mobile devices and other technologies, the attack mechanisms have grown ten-fold.

Read further to learn more about trends in business security. This information came from an article by David Lichtman, the publisher of the Sacramento Business Journal who sat down to talk with Darren Peterson, vice president of product marketing at Consolidated Communications.

Monday, May 1, 2017/Comments (0)/
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Disaster Recovery: Is Your Business Set Up to Survive an Outage?

Organizations of all sizes rely on technology to keep the business up and running. IT professionals are responsible for setting up, managing, and providing ongoing support for a wide array of hardware and software. Amid all that responsibility and planning, actively preparing for a business outage may be at the bottom of your list. Regardless of how disaster recovery is prioritized, IT professionals need to consider the following...

Monday, May 1, 2017/Comments (0)/
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Data Centers: 2017 Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for Business

Darren Peterson, Vice President of Commercial Product Marketing for Consolidated Communications, recently participated in a panel discussion regarding data centers for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Read further to find out the 2017 trends, opportunities and challenges for businesses...

Monday, February 6, 2017/Comments (0)/
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What is Fiber and Why is it so Important?

A fiber-optic cable is made up of incredibly thin strands of glass or plastic known as optical fibers; one cable can have as few as two strands or as many as several hundred. Each strand is less than a tenth as thick as a human hair and can carry something like 25,000 telephone calls, so an entire fiber-optic cable can easily carry several million calls.

So, what does this mean for your business?

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