Category Archives: Security

  • Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability Updates from Multiple Vendors

    Posted on January 16, 2018 by in News, Security

    From the January 2018 CSB Newsletter: Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities  The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect Intel, AMD, Qualcomm and ARM processors used by almost all computers. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. Apple, Google, Microsoft, VMware and other companies have released updates to patch these […]

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  • Barracuda Utilizing “Artificial Intelligence”

    Posted on January 12, 2018 by in Cloud, News, Security

    Is Artificial Intelligence real? Most people would say “yes” because they’ve heard and read about it so often. But is it really “intelligence”? Supervised Machine Learning is what Barracuda has harnessed for their Sentinel offering. It can classify data, determine if it’s good or bad, human or robot and react accordingly based on the algorithm […]

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  • Cybersecurity for Small and Medium Businesses

    Posted on December 22, 2017 by in News, Security

    Ingram’s infographic tells a scary story. 60% of small and medium businesses (SMB’s) hit by a cyberattack go out of business. 50% of SMB’s had a data breach in 2016 according to the Ponemon Institute’s “State of SMB Cybersecurity”. If this is enough to give you pause about your network security, contact us. CSB is […]

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  • 5 Keys to Effective Digital Transformation

    Posted on December 12, 2017 by in Cloud, News, Security, Storage, Virtualization

      Have you ever noticed how many technology articles start with “Top 5” or “4 Keys” ? Well, here’s another one from BizTech. All of the steps are important, but focus if you can on the last key: Multilayered Security. Digital transformation is not a new term, but it’s gaining currency among business leaders who […]

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  • Is your Endpoint Security Up to Snuff?

    Posted on December 8, 2017 by in Security

    What is an endpoint? They are end-user devices such as desktops, laptops, servers, mobile phones, etc.  They can serve as entry points for adversaries seeking to exploit your enterprise if you’re not careful and methodical in your security. Machine learning. Next-generation antivirus. Artificial intelligence. These are all terms you likely see in your inbox on […]

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  • 5 Information Security Threats that will Dominate 2018

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in News, Security

    If you thought 2017 was a dire year for data breaches, wait until 2018. The Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information security body that focuses on cyber security and information risk management, forecasts an increase in the number and impact of data breaches, thanks in large part to five key global security threats […]

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  • Digital Safety Beyond the Company Walls

    Posted on October 27, 2017 by in News, Security

    Imagine you’re a business traveler at the airport with a little time to spare before your flight. You fire up your laptop, access the airport’s free wi-fi, log on to your bank account, and pay your credit card bill to free up credit for your trip. Efficient use of time, right? Well, also imagine that […]

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  • 6 Stats That Prove the Value of Cybersecurity Pros

    Posted on October 20, 2017 by in News, Security

    Cybersecurity has become a household word, but while we hear about data breaches and phishing scams on a daily basis, what does it all mean to your organization? To kick off cybersecurity month, we present six solid facts that prove the critical and urgent need for trained, experienced cybersecurity professionals. Read the 6 Stats

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  • Desktop Security with NSX

    Posted on October 13, 2017 by in News, Security

      Most organizations continue to spend most of their security budget on securing their server infrastructure, implementing things like firewalls, intrusion prevention/detection systems and SIEM solutions. The reason for this is that’s where they consider their most prized possession to be, their data. But is that the correct stance? More and more cyber-attacks now start […]

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