Tag: Cybersecurity

vCISO

Think You Can’t Afford a Chief Information Security Officer? Meet the vCISO! No one disputes the value of a full-time Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as part of a company’s executive team, but not all businesses can afford the $250,000+ per year that such a position often commands. If you’re a SMB, what are your…

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Compliance and Governance

Compliance and Governance: When Technology Just Isn’t Enough “If you think technology [alone] can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.” -Bruce Schneier, industry-recognized cryptographer/computer security and privacy specialist. The threat to technology-based information assets is higher now than it has ever been. As technology has…

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Security Assessment

Don’t Guess; Know Your Risk with a Full Security Assessment Everyone knows that there’s some level of risk involved when it comes to a company’s critical and secure data, information assets, and facilities. But how do you quantify and prepare for the ever-growing risks surrounding cybersecurity? The purpose of an IT security assessment is to…

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Customer Experience

The Customer Experience is All About You At Netsync, we don’t just want your business once, we want to earn your trust over the long-term, building a relationship through positive customer experiences that help us both to grow and thrive. With that in mind, we realize you have a number of choices in the hardware…

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Routers

Routers: Directing Traffic on the Information Superhighway Routers have a long and storied history, originally developed in the 1960s as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET), and at that time referred to as a “gateway.” Since then, although their design has evolved, their function remains virtually the same: to analyze the contents…

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Backup and Data Protection

Setting Up Secure Backup and Data Protection Just Got Easier With the volume of data growing at an exponential rate worldwide, backup and data protection has become more difficult than ever before. As traditional methods such as tape libraries and secondary sites fall behind, many organizations are looking to the cloud for safe and protected…

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24x7x365 Security Operations Center (SOC)

Your first line of defense against crippling cyberattacks is a Security Operations Center The Security Operations Center (SOC) is tasked with detecting, analyzing and responding to cybersecurity alerts using a combination of technology solutions and a strong set of processes. Security analysts and engineers, as well as those who oversee security operations, work closely with…

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Case Study: Cybersecurity Update Protects Students, Faculty and Staff

Case Study: Cybersecurity Update Protects Students, Faculty and Staff

Defense in Depth Architecture Provides Enhanced, Multi-Layered Solution A well-known Texas university, particularly noted for its massive media department, needed to upgrade the cybersecurity on their pair of data centers to accommodate their ever-growing student population. In particular, they were concerned that their legacy firewall set-up was not providing them with adequate cybersecurity. What was…

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Case Study: Texas School District Hit By Ransomware

Case Study: Texas School District Hit By Ransomware

Cyber Attack Leads to Security Upgrade An unforeseen cyberattack is every organization’s worst nightmare. When a rural Texas ISD was hit with a ransomware attack, they knew that they had to do something… and quickly. Compounding the problem, however, was the fact that rural school districts typically have a limited source of financial support with…

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