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A guide to securing the network

$740,000 – that’s the cost of a typical unplanned network outage in a data center according to Ponemon Institute 2016 report on Cost of Data Center Outages. The first point of securing IT infrastructure in an organization is always the network. The objective of network security management is to ensure that the organization’s internal infrastructure […]

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Freedom from Ransomware

While ransomware is not a new feature in today’s information security world, this type of malware is slowly making its way up the headlines. Last month the FBI Cleveland office reported a 33% rise in the number of complaints filed regarding ransomware to 2,400 in 2015. The reported loss was over $24 million, which in […]