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What Black Friday and Cyber Monday Mean for Your Cloud IT Infrastructure
It’s fast becoming a national tradition: Thanksgiving on Thursday, shopping in-store on Black Friday, and then hitting the internet on the following Monday. While the…
 
What Should You Look for in a Hosting Provider?
Physical Security is a Must Trusting your systems and data to a third-party provider can be a risky business. Of course, many data center operators…
 
Your Crash Course on Security in the Cloud (and of the Cloud)
You’ve no doubt realized by now that cybercrime isn’t going away anytime soon. What you might not know is that approximately 43 percent of all…
 
The Real Costs of Ransomware
It seems like it’s been a while since ransomware has been in the IT security news headlines. Certainly, 2019 hasn’t seen anything rivaling WannaCry and…
 
How Are Cloud Computing and Data Centers Related?
While the buzz about the cloud is certainly nothing new in 2019, it’s amazing how quickly the industry has multiplied the solution space. Moreover, as…
 
Is the IT Skills Shortage Jeopardizing Your IT Security and Compliance?
The Dark Side of Digital Transformation There’s no doubt that digital transformation can help make an organization more competitive. Technology lets us do things faster,…
 
Top Cloud Computing Security Issues and Challenges, and How IBM i Meets Them
There’s no doubt that cybersecurity has become the #1 challenge faced by IT departments today. Questions about cloud computing security issues and challenges can be…
 
3 Real Life Lessons From the Latest Data Breaches
Every day, it seems there’s a new headline announcing another data breach. It’s easy to become desensitized and pass these articles by as just the…
 
A Short FAQ on Disaster Recovery as a Service
Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is becoming increasingly popular as a way to ensure business continuity in the event of a natural or manmade…
 
GDPR: 5 Things You Need to Know
Questions from our clients around the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) spiked this last May when the regulation went into effect. Then, they quickly…
 
Solving the IT Skills Gap Starts With Diagnosing the Problem
There’s been a lot of online talk about the IT skills gap. Some say it exists, whereas others claim it to be a figment of…
 
The Need for Industry-Led IoT Security Standards and 5 Best Practices
Since January 1st of 2018, a barrage of cyberattacks and data breaches have touched almost every industry, targeting businesses large and small, many of which are…
 
Soctria’s Intrusion Detection System offers Protection to your Environment
Cyber security should be a top priority for any organization, no matter what size or type. Every host-based and cloud environment is vulnerable to various…
 
Why You Should Avoid Sending Passwords Over Email
Why can’t I send the password through email? It’s super easy and convenient! No, unfortunately, the statement above is false…and dangerous. The potential for accidental disclosure…
 
6 Steps to Address and Prepare for Security and Compliance Concerns
In a recent article by Anthony Munns and Lawrence Newell in the St. Louis Business Journal, cyber-attacks are described as a “matter of ‘when’ not…
 
Physical Data Center Security Must Haves
Running a data center is true science, whether you own the facility or are leasing it through a data center solutions company. Aside from cybersecurity,…