A few weeks ago I was speaking to a client about the need for antivirus as called for in the Payment Card Industry Data Security standards (PCIDSS) Requirement 5: Protect all systems against malware and regularly update antivirus software or programs. He made an unusual statement, “We don’t use antivirus.”
Having been in IT and cybersecurity for many years I knew this was eventually coming, but it was the first time I’d seen it in a real-world implementation. Here are some facts:
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The CompTIA CySA+ Cybersecurity Analyst course is designed for IT security analysts, vulnerability analysts, or threat intelligence analysts. CySA+ is the most up-to-date security analyst certification that covers advanced persistent threats in a post-2014 cybersecurity environment.
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It doesn’t matter if you are at a small business or a very large company, cybersecurity is more important today than it has ever been! As we move into the holiday season, retail cybersecurity is dominating our attention, but any company involved in digital transformation continues to lack the workforce needed to protect assets.
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In case you haven’t heard, Microsoft is moving along nicely on Windows Server 2019. It’s filled with new features and improvements to features introduced in previous releases. Here are few I’m excited about:
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Even though Microsoft Excel can be used for data management and fields can be calculated in Microsoft Access, the two softwares are very different, and to maximize usage in each program, it is important to understand the unique aspects of each one. Likely, they are both part of a subscription your company is paying for, so no additional expenses will be lost to undertake the learning curve required for one or both of the programs.
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Whether you have already decided to take the plunge and deploy Windows Server 2016, or you're on the fence about upgrading, there are many features of Windows Server 2016 that may deserve your attention.
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Microsoft's all-in-one communication and collaboration software is designed to promote video conferencing between meeting rooms and separate locations, implement IM’s, collaborative chats, even provide telephony (PBX) options; all at a lower price point than purchasing separate products for each communication solution.
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When I’m working with a client and the topic of cybersecurity arises they want to talk about attacks from Russia, North Korea or various organized crime entities. But did you know that these types of threats are not the most likely avenue from which you’ll have a breach in your cybersecurity? In fact they are WAY down the list of who’ll be the reason your security is compromised. Want to know the greatest threat?
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One of the key aspects of success with ITIL is making sure everyone in on the same page. Foundational level ITIL training provides common terminology, accountability through defined roles, and an understanding of the value of implementing process best-practices.
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I had the opportunity to join 16,000 friends at the Microsoft Inspire conference in Las Vegas…and boy was it hot! On the first day of the event three Azure certifications were announced.
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