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Antivirus vs Endpoint Protection

Antivirus vs Endpoint Protection

Understanding how different cybersecurity applications protect a business network is essential to the network security decision making process. It helps settle how much gets invested into security and why. But often security gets shorted because there is not full...

Ready for a Restart

Ready for a Restart

There is an important exercise in the realm of general computer maintenance that we should all know, yet it tends to get ignored and not executed as often as it should be done. It has the power to solve most of the issues that cause computers to go crossways. When too...

Security at the Port

Security at the Port

As a computer network security professional, and tasked with the network logistics surrounding the transport of goods from the Port of Houston via rail, I am daily focused on securing all communications to protect the logistics involved with America’s supply chain. I...

Keeping Up with Updates

Keeping Up with Updates

Our affection for our technology tends to hit us at both extremes: either we love it and can’t imagine life without it, or we want to shoot it. Many times the latter attitude comes when our devices start acting funny or non-responsive for no obvious reason. When this...

IT News Brief October 2021

IT News Brief October 2021

In this IT News Brief October 2021: Purely Practical MDMsDesktop Support Specialist Charles Kanu explains the value of MDMs (Mobile Device Management), and how it enables us to centrally provision, monitor, and secure all endpoint devices. It secures a network....

Passwords and Promises

Passwords and Promises

The Password As a marketing manager armed with a math degree and working for a network security firm, I have a unique vantage into an industry that is not entirely in my wheelhouse, but it is still in my academic neighborhood. I am a non-technician on staff, yet my...

2021 Cyber Shifts

2021 Cyber Shifts

Daniel's experience includes years as a Support Manager and Systems Administrator. He has Linux expertise drawn from working at one of Houston’s largest website companies and at a data center, and he knows his way around a very wide range of MSSP...

Virtually Secured SMBs

Virtually Secured SMBs

After the financially difficult year that 2020 was for many businesses and industries, there are a lot of CFOs and financial decision makers who are rightly concerned about how their SMBs (Small- to Mid-Sized Businesses) will fare if 2021 turns out to present more...