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The latest news and technology solutions to improve your company’s security infrastructure. Read articles, case studies, expert reports, and more to gain a better understanding of your current security-focused infrastructure and learn how to meet the needs and challenges of today’s changing security landscape. We’ll keep you Connected with our IT Security News.


Network Security

Holistic Security: Don't Converge Your Infrastructure Without It

Top Security Concerns for the Modern Network

by Tim Allen | 08.17.16

As organizations manage data from a growing variety of sources, many are shifting to a converged infrastructure for their data centers. A converged infrastructure combines computing, storage, networking, and virtualization into an integrated system provided by a single vendor, giving a company access to all of its resources from one centrally-managed location. It provides transparency, makes management easier and cheaper, and ends IT sprawl.

Tags:Converged InfrastructureData CenterNetworkingSecurityServersSoftware-definted storageStorageSwitchingVirtualization

Data Security

Data Security—What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Avoid Being Lulled into a False Sense of Security

by Stephen Nardone | 07.20.16

In today’s ever expanding IT ecosystem, how do you know whether your data is really secure? It’s a critical question. The numbers tell us so:

Tags:BusinessDataEducationGovernmentHealthcare ITITManaged Security ServiceSecurity

Cyber Security

Protect Yourself with a Cyber Security Assessment

Cover Your Organization Inside and Out

by Stephen Nardone | 07.15.16

The ugly truth is that your organization has either been the victim of a recent cyber security breach, or it will be. Despite spending billions on cyber security—$75 billion last year, growing to $170 billion by 2020—the bad guys appear to be winning. “Breach is the new normal,” said Christina Richmond, program director for security services at IDC.

Tags:CiscoComplianceConnectionCyber security assessmentDellIDCIntel SecuritySecurity breachesSecurity InnovationSecurity practiceSophosSymantecTrend MicroVMware

You've Got a Security Plan. What Now?

Security Is a 24/7, All-Encompassing Job that Doesn’t Rest

by Stephen Nardone | 07.11.16

Security is a 24/7 job. It’s all encompassing. It makes sense then that an all-encompassing approach gives you the best chance of protecting your data, applications, and infrastructure. Protection, visibility, and oversight are key. So you’ve got a plan, backed by a sound strategy. What now? We’ll explore from the customer POV how Connection’s Managed Security Services team can help you put that plan into action.

Tags:Cyber CrimeRisk Management StrategySecuritySecurity checklistSecurity infrastructureSecurity plan

Cybersecurity Best Practices

Best Practices to Improve Cybersecurity

They May Be Simpler than You Think

by Stephen Nardone | 07.06.16

The threat environment—i.e. malware and zero-day attacks, drive-by downloads, watering hole attacks, and denial and distributed denial of service (DoS/DDoS) attacks—is worsening, and the news and analyses paint a dismal picture for cybersecurity: it’s not a case of if you’ll be attacked, but when. However, making your environment more secure—and if not eliminating, at least drastically reducing your risk—is achievable by implementing the appropriate policies, practices and technologies.

Tags:BYODCybersecurityDoSHIPAAHITECHIDCMalwareNetwork VirtualizationPCISDNSecurity breachesSecurity SolutionsSecurity-Policies

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