Firewall – Cisco FirePOWER

Are your cyber defenses up to the challenge? 2015 was a particularly good year for hackers. Big data breaches and cyberattacks made the news quite frequently —and the victims were well-known companies like Anthem, CVS, Walgreens, Experian, Scottrade, and V-Tech. According to a recent study of business risk managers released by The Boiler Inspection […]

Anti-Virus – Cisco AMP

Why traditional antivirus isn’t enough anymore—and how to think beyond it. In 2013, Chinese hackers conducted a four-month cyberattack on the New York Times. Despite having an antivirus system on its network, the newspaper missed 44 out of the 45 pieces of custom malware installed by the attackers. Here we are in 2016, and […]

Next Dimension Security Advisory – Cryptolocker Malware Family

As an IT Managed Services Provider, Next Dimension is constantly keeping monitoring our client’s systems, and we’ve seen a resurgence of the Cryptolocker family of malware lately. This family of malware silently encrypts your business’s digital data, rendering your files useless to you unless you pay up or can recover from Backup or DR Systems. […]

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Did you know that 46% of businesses who experience a fire, flood or other type of major disaster will never re-open? That’s quite a sobering thought: the odds of your business recovering from a major event like this are essentially 1 in 2. The real tragedy here is that most of the companies who didn’t […]

Bring Your Own Device

BYOD or “Bring Your Own Device” refers to the trend where organizations allow their employees to use personal mobile devices at work and allow those devices to connect to corporate networks and resources. There are Advantages and Disadvantages to it, and most organizations even without an official BYOD policy are already seeing both, even if […]