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In Sync, In the Cloud

If you use Dropbox, OneDrive, SharePoint, or Google Drive to store your documents and files, then you are utilizing a cloud sync service. Cloud sync services are very useful. They offer a range of benefits for businesses and individuals alike. They offer a way to save...

IT News Brief January 2023

In this IT News Brief January 2023: A Stormy Month in the Rackspace Cloud Rackspace is a cloud provider and it was recently hit by a ransomware attack. It reminds us all that every organization can be vulnerable to attack, and of the need to maintain a comprehensive...

A Stormy Month in the Rackspace Cloud

If you are not already familiar with the story, Rackspace is a cloud provider recently hit by a ransomware attack. It disrupted their customers’ ability to access their email accounts because the ransomware targeted the Hosted Exchange environment. After weeks of...

IT News Brief December 2022

In this IT News Brief December 2022: Consider a Cyber Review of 2022Put your business on the path to a successful, cyber-secure budget for 2023 that will protect all data assets. To do this, we suggest a brief look back at your 2022 cyber security profile - what you...

Consider a Cyber Review of 2022

Over the course of the past year, our monthly articles have focused on a variety of elements that lead to reliable network security, including: The importance of having a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). That endpoint protection is a critical,...

Texas K-12 Cyber Security: New School Technology Grant Initiatives

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn RSS [print-me target="div#id_of_element_to_print" title="Print Article"] The US Department of Justice is now executing the second round of the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) initiatives, continuing an investment in the technology,...

Cisco Firepower: Network Security and Traffic Management

This whitepaper discusses the process and experience of adding Cisco Firepower to your network security profile. This guide focuses on the Firepower Management Center the administrative nerve center for unified management over firewalls, application controls, advanced...

Cisco Umbrella Data Sheet

This whitepaper is a Cisco Umbrella data sheet. It explains Cisco Umbrella and its effectiveness at protecting a network, and all the devices connecting to it, through a cloud configuration. Umbrella is able to be the Secure Internet Gateway that will protect you from...

Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall Data Sheet

This whitepaper is a data sheet that explains Cisco's Firepower Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) and its effectiveness at deflecting malware that would breach a system. NGFW is backed by the relentless team of Talos researchers daily detecting the latest threats...

Cisco Webex for Public Agencies

This flyer introduces the many functions of Cisco Webex for public agencies, how it facilitates effortless communication and collaboration, allowing you to connect how you need, when you need. Frictionless connectivity to teammates, partners, vendors, and...

Cisco Umbrella Defense for Your Network

This whitepaper discusses showcases the benefits of Cisco Umbrella protection as a strong defense of off-network threats. As a Secure Internet Gateway, Cisco Umbrella provides the first line of defense against threats on the internet wherever users go. Umbrella...

Cisco AMP Exploit Prevention

This whitepaper discusses Cisco AMP Exploit Prevention. Malware can infiltrate endpoints by exploiting vulnerabilities in software and operating system processes, and thereby load themselves into memory. These include Web-based attacks that use shellcode to execute...

Cisco AMP Solution Overview

This whitepaper discusses Cisco's AMP for Endpoints. Organizations are under attack, and security breaches are constantly making headlines. Today’s global community of hackers is creating advanced malware and launching it into organizations through a variety of attack...

CISCO Systems – Intent-Based Networking: Building the bridge between business and IT

This white paper, "Intent-Based Networking: Building the bridge between business and IT" presents the effort to make data communications intuitive to the operations of business. Networks are the moving force of an increasingly digital economy, and digitalization is...

Collaborate From Anywhere – Cisco Teams eBook

This ebook introduces Cicso Webex's new approach to professional communication and collaboration. It utilizes cloud technology and encryption to enable newer ways of working that remove limitations on flexibility. Teams allows for a work-from-wherever capability that...