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Negotiating the ransom. Is it ever a good idea?

Often, ransomware attackers may not realize that they have compromised a business, and so their demands are for sums that individuals could afford. But should you pay the ransom?

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Fear and loathing in Shadow IT

Shadow IT-it sounds like a really cool specialty, doesn’t it? “I’m a DBA, what do you do?” “It’s classified. I’m from Shadow IT.” But Shadow IT is anything but cool.

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The delusion that is the cheap cloud

Better, faster, cheaper! That’s what “The Cloud” promises. Move your services to the cloud and you’ll save so much money and be way more efficient, you’ll be considered a hero by your CEO.

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To outsource, or not to outsource? That is the question.

Find the right outsourcer and hand it over to them. Focus on the good, outsource the bad, and everyone will be happier for it.

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Is hacker insurance worth your while?

With an average breach costing millions of US dollars in loss of business, this form of insurance is taking off, but it is also getting quite expensive.

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Weakening security is always a bad idea

SSL security issues have once again made the news. One might go as far as to say that SSL is the black sheep of the computer industry, the one everyone likes to pick on.

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Your employees: The most important layer of security

Layered security, sometimes called defense in depth, is a security strategy that involves multiple, overlapping and complementary protections to help ensure the safety and security of critical systems and data.

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It’s time to talk about an internet usage policy.

All of us should have an Internet Usage Policy, and if you don’t, it’s well past time for you to do something about it!

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Let’s make 2016 the year of 2FA

There is one small, little, thing that could make the difference between a secure infrastructure and front-page news – it’s how you authenticate!

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Why we strive for security excellence

If you care about what you do, you will always strive to make it better. You will go the extra mile to ensure the product or service is at its best and striving for excellence will come naturally

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