NIST – Protecting What’s Most Important
By James Laszko The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) to give businesses foundational structure and common language to address their own individual security needs. In our previous article NIST – Achieving Alignment in Cybersecurity we established that some form of cybersecurity posture is necessary to simply do business…Read More
NIST Cybersecurity and Your Agency
Every business is a technology business. Every executive, manager and staff member needs to have a sense of data governance. Data is the thread that holds your business together. With that in mind, what will you do tomorrow that you would not have done today? In the following presentation, James Laszko will discuss the…Read More
NIST – Identifying What You Need to Protect
By James Laszko In my previous article NIST – Achieving Alignment in Cybersecurity we discussed how the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) to give businesses foundational structure and common language to address their own individual security needs. We established that some form of cybersecurity posture is necessary to…Read More
NIST – Achieving Alignment in Cybersecurity
Technology has always been a dynamic market. Traditional focus has moved from a hardware/software to virtualization and the cloud but data has clearly been designated as the true prize and in the unpatrolled world of the Internet, it is up to you to secure it. You can have the fastest car in the lot but…Read More
Firewalls: Do you know who’s coming through your doors?
A firewall is a software program or a piece of hardware that controls traffic in and out of your computer or network. Software programs are generally included in a new computer purchase and they are designed to screen out the malicious stuff trying to reach your computer through the Internet. Hardware firewalls do the same…Read More
With Office 365, there’s no reason to compromise
Used with permission from Microsoft by Michael Atalla A lot is said these days about the choices people and organizations are faced with when adopting technology. In the end, it’s all about productivity. All of these decisions are made with the aim of optimizing your productivity — whether you’re a stay-at-home mom, accountant, student, or…Read More
Time to upgrade to Windows Server 2012?
used with permission from HP Technology at Work Do you feel like you spend as much time evaluating new technologies as you do performing your job responsibilities? An over-exaggeration for sure, but carefully choosing network and computing technology obviously helps to determine whether your business operates as efficiently, productively or competitively as possible. That said,…Read More
Are IT Purchases Hurting Your Bottom Line?
by Stefani Laszko Does the thought of purchasing your first server or replacing an existing one stress you out? Small to medium size businesses need servers for various reasons. Common needs are increased performance, additional file storage or separation of specialized business software. Depending on the specific needs of your business, a new server and…Read More
Cloud Computing Ahead. Umbrellas Optional.
by Stefani Laszko According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology “cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources….. that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction.” Quite a mouthful. The term “cloud computing” may be…Read More