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Posts by Caleb Kwong

The Zero Trust Framework

Introduction As we see the number of COVID19 cases spike out of control, the concept of the remote workforce is going to be around for a long time to come, most likely even into early 2022.  With this in mind, many businesses are now thoroughly assessing and taking stock of what they can do to…

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The Impacts of Phishing During COVID19

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Introduction There is no doubt that the COVID19 Pandemic has turned this world upside down, to degrees and proportions that have never seen before.  This is especially true from the standpoint of Cybersecurity.  While the threat landscape has been changing even well before all of this hit, it has exploded into new frontiers that are…

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5 Ways Your Organization is Helping Hackers

Do you know how crucial cybersecurity is? Any company in any industry needs to realize that cybersecurity is important. Without prevention, you may be setting yourself up for network hacking in the near future. These five reasons are some of the many ways organizations are risking their network’s security: 1. Your company/staff uses weak passwords.…

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What Would a Healthcare Breach Cost You?

What Would a Health Care Breach Cost You?

Even with the amount of perceived security you think your network may contain without any added protection, a healthcare data breach is still very much possible. It can be hard to figure an exact number, but can you afford what a healthcare breach would cost? Statistics, unfortunately, prove the latter. In 2016, just 15 breaches…

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What You Need to Know About New Healthcare Devices and Network Security

What You Need to Know About New Healthcare Devices and Network Security

97 percent of healthcare providers have a high level of concern about cybersecurity and resilience. The healthcare industry continues to be at the forefront of innovation, adopting new ways to improve patient care and deliver better treatment plans. Technology makes this even easier. Now, healthcare providers can monitor patients in real time, no matter where…

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What You Need to Know About Ransomware

What You Need to Know About Ransomware

One cybersecurity firm estimates that extortive attacks now cost small and medium companies at least $75 billion in expenses and lost productivity each year. Maybe you heard about the latest high-profile ransomware victim – the City of Atlanta. After hackers demanded a $50,000 payout to restore the city’s data, estimations put the total expense to…

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Why You Need to Consider the IoT When it Comes to Cybersecurity

Why You Need to Consider the IoT When it Comes to Cybersecurity

“The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow as a prime target for cybercriminals to exploit, according to a new threat report from security firm Symantec. The number of IoT attacks increased from about 6,000 in 2016 to 50,000 in 2017—a 600% rise in just one year, the report found.”  While IoT has not grown…

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Savant Solutions Achieves Palo Alto Networks NextWave Traps Specialization

NextWave Traps Specialization Granted to Savant Solutions, Inc. for Building Advanced Endpoint Security Expertise and Business Practice SACRAMENTO, US – December 11, 2017 – Savant Solutions, Inc., a cybersecurity firm, today announced that it has earned the Palo Alto Networks® NextWave Traps™ Specialization, awarded to Palo Alto Networks NextWave channel partners who have demonstrated the…

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