The Security Landscape is Changing

Are you Confident Your Business is Secure?

When looking at communications technologies, whether it’s unified communications or data center, you can’t implement these technologies without considerations for security. With more than 5200 security breaches reported in 2017 it’s imperative that businesses take note and put in place measures for improved security in 2018.* As business are moving to the cloud, hosted and other managed services, they need to understand how security pertains to their changing business operations.  In the past security was a firewall needed for e-mails being sent back and forth. Now, businesses need to understand who was sending us what and if it is malicious. With the proliferation of mobile devices this adds yet another level of security complexity. We are all mobile. And the key to security is to secure against the “bad guys” while still providing access to users where and when they need it to ensure employee satisfaction and productivity. Learn more.

Monday, August 20, 2018/Comments (0)/
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Mobile Security – Manage Employees Devices and Increase Employee Productivity

Mobile devices have forever changed the way we conduct business, always staying connected whether in the office or on the road carries with it a real threat of corporate data loss. Mobility does equate to increased employee productivity however the devices being used to support such productivity have the potential to be stolen, hacked, broken or lost and with it your sensitive company data is at great risk. 

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017/Comments (0)/
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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...

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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)/

Cyber Security and the Holidays

The holidays are here and I hope everyone made it safely through Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Wait, safely through Cyber Monday? You probably never left the comfort of your sofa as you purchased that drone, did you?

Of course, I’m talking about Internet and network security...

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