Preventing CryptoLocker with Cisco AMP and OpenDNS

Preventing CryptoLocker with Cisco AMP and OpenDNS There’s been a recent wave of media coverage about ransomware attacks—and the havoc they’re wreaking. Ransomware like CryptoLocker involves a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a ransom is paid. The victim receives an email with a file purporting to be […]


OpenDNS

The Benefits of Cisco OpenDNS In August of last year, Cisco completed its acquisition of OpenDNS, and this was big news in the industry. More than 65 million users, including thousands of companies ranging from small businesses to the Fortune 500, count on OpenDNS for a safer and faster Internet. It’s not only the world’s […]


Web Filtering

The Importance of Web Filtering IDC published a whitepaper in September 2015 that sheds considerable light on how cybersecurity issues are impacting IT infrastructure. http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/products/collateral/security/web-security-appliance/white-paper-IDC-tech-spotlight9-2015.pdf With cybercriminals becoming increasingly sophisticated, security is an ongoing concern and top priority for enterprises of all sizes. Web-born attacks remain the primary means by which criminals gain access to […]


Videoconferencing

The importance of videoconferencing for midsize companies When it was first introduced commercially in 1982, videoconferencing was a luxury that companies only aspired to. Today it is widely used for everything from high-level corporate meetings and briefing sessions to job interviews and performance reviews to sales pitches and product demos. Videoconferencing is no longer just […]


Managed Services

Is managed services right for you? You’re looking to roll out a big data initiative—or build a more flexible network to support new applications and services, and future expansion. Trouble is, you don’t have the appropriate technical expertise or IT resources in house to pull it off, and hiring and training new staff takes time […]