IT Defense in Depth Part II

IT Defense in Depth Part II

Jan 16 2019

    Defense in Depth Part II In our last blog we started talking about the different layers of security necessary to fully defend your data and business integrity. Today we will look at the human aspect of it, and network defenses. The human layer refers to the activities that…

Congratulations to Ryan O’Connor, Apex’s next ARUBAOS 8 certified engineer

Congratulations to Ryan O’Connor, Apex’s next ARUBAOS 8 certified engineer

Jan 15 2019

They’ve done it again – congratulations to senior engineer Ryan O’Connor, who crushed the difficult Aruba Certified Mobility Professional 8 Exam!   For Apex engineers, it’s not enough to just be good at their jobs. Each one works diligently to keep up with rapidly changing technology so they can provide…

IT Defense In Depth Part I

IT Defense In Depth Part I

Jan 09 2019

    In the 1930s, France built a trench network called the Maginot Line to rebuff any invasion. The philosophy was simple: if you map out all the places an enemy can attack, and lay down a lot of men and fortifications at those places, you can rebuff any attack.…

Data Security: A People Problem

Data Security: A People Problem

Jan 02 2019

    Phishing Scams – A People Problem There are some things that only people can fix. There are many security risks to which your data is susceptible, but there is one method that remains a wonderfully effective hacking tool. That is the phishing scam. This is a legitimate looking…

What is Ransomware and How Can it Affect Your Business?

What is Ransomware and How Can it Affect Your Business?

Jan 02 2019

    This cyberattack scheme hasn’t garnered nearly as much attention as the usual “break-in-and-steal-data-to-sell-on-the-Internet version,” but it can be even more debilitating. Ransomware attacks have begun appearing in the last few years and its practitioners are so polished that in few cases they even have mini­call centers to handle…

Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not If

Data Breaches are a Question of When, Not If

Jan 02 2019

  You hear on the news all of the time about big cyber attacks on large corporations, and even government agencies. The trouble with this news coverage is that is suggests a distorted view of where cyber attacks are taking place. These attacks are not solely hitting large organizations. Small…