A client of ours used Airport Extreme as their main firewall. With open ports and limited security services in place, this company was vulnerable to various threats including network intrusion and viruses. With a Barracuda NG firewall already in place for VPN purposes, we were able to completely swap out the device and remove Airport Extreme from the network. This required us to reconfigure the NG; along with the host that the VM's resided on. Reconfiguring the NICs were requ
In this webinar, we take a look at some of the vulnerability basics, both at the company and individual user level. In the webinar, we reference a link to the Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information web site, which has a nice article on How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams. You can find it here.
Multiple levels of security are critical to keep your network safe as cyberthreats are constantly evolving. Recently a client had the unfortunate experience of being hit by a ransomware attack. Luckily, a combination of user awareness, antivirus protection and backups made the potential disaster into only a brief but valuable lesson on network defense. Antivirus managed to stop the accompanying Trojan virus before any major damage was done. In some cases, tight file-sharing s