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Security | Cybercrime | Consulting

By: Evan Rice
August 13th, 2021

Cybersecurity is recognized as one of the fastest-growing technology markets globally. According to Gartner, enterprise spending on cloud security solutions is predicted to increase from $636M in 2020 to $1.63B in 2023, attaining a 26.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR).

Security | DDoS Attack | Cybercrime

By: Jason Maki
August 6th, 2021

Historically, if your company wanted to implement DDoS mitigation tactics, you were left justifying a quarter-million-dollar expenditure just to scratch the surface of network protection. 

Security | DDoS Attack | Cybercrime

By: Jon M. Brown
July 16th, 2021

The world continues to ramp up its technological footprint, which in turn creates more ways to access the Internet of Things (IoT) from home and work. More technology inevitably leads to more technological threats looking to take advantage of holes in network infrastructure. “Globally, there was a 776% growth in attacks between 100 Gbps and 400 Gbps Y/Y from 2018 to 2019, and the total number of DDoS attacks will double from 7.9 million in 2018 to 15.4 million by 2023,” according to Cisco’s Annual Internet Report (2018-2023). For a bad actor with a vengeful motive, a DDoS attack can be very attractive because it is very inexpensive.

Security | Disaster Recovery

By: Joe Geroux
June 8th, 2021

What will your company do in the face of a worldwide pandemic (i.e. COVID-19), an active shooter, a hostage situation, an ice storm, hurricane, tornado, or flood? More importantly, how do you prepare, and will you be prepared?


By: Evan Rice
May 19th, 2021

Have you ever wanted to live on a cloud? The reality is today many of us do. Most aspects of our lives are available for collection, display, and analysis in systems that do not physically belong to us: they are “the cloud”. Gmail, YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, Facebook, and even retailers, like Amazon and Walmart, all house and use data about each and every one of us. Businesses, like individuals, also live in the cloud. The ability to offload computing resources to a trusted cloud partner has reduced capital expenditures and maintenance overheads for companies worldwide. There is also an assumption that cloud security prowess is automatically transferred to the subscriber’s systems when they migrate to the cloud. This can be true, but BUYER BEWARE, no system is truly hands-off when it comes to security. The reality is all systems, cloud or otherwise, need to be configured properly to ensure security risks are eliminated. 


By: Evan Rice
May 12th, 2021

Julio and Melissa make up the entirety of the  IT department for their company. They are the Jack and Jill of all trades, and they do a fantastic job making sure the company’s systems are up, end user issues are resolved, and new tools are made available when needed.