How to Stop, Prevent, and Protect Yourself from a DDoS Attack

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are increasingly becoming a problem for global companies that have a significant portion of their business online. Knowing how to stop a DDoS attack is vitally important, especially considering that it can cost a business significantly in lost revenue. This might mean employing protection tools — my personal pick is Security … Read more How to Stop, Prevent, and Protect Yourself from a DDoS Attack

Introduction to SAP: Everything Beginners Need to Know about SAP Security

SAP security is a technical module that works within SAP systems to allow access where it’s needed and prevent access where it’s not. Establishing good internal security and access processes is a vital part of helping ensure your SAP system is protected and will function well. Protecting against external threats is important, but internal threats … Read more Introduction to SAP: Everything Beginners Need to Know about SAP Security

Exploring the Use of DNS in Multi-Cloud Environments

The multi-cloud approach to modern IT means workloads—whether virtual machines, containers, or minimal applications—can be located on any one of multiple independent infrastructures; whether running simultaneously for fault-tolerance or when being moved between these. In a modern IT deployment, workloads can (and will) regularly move between cloud and onsite deployments, whether for price, maintenance, latency, or … Read more Exploring the Use of DNS in Multi-Cloud Environments

DNS, Regulatory Compliance, and You

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), one of the most rigorous pieces of privacy legislation to date, has become almost synonymous with data privacy. This is partly due to its broad scope. The GDPR applies to any organization collecting and processing the data of an EU citizen—even if the organization isn’t based in … Read more DNS, Regulatory Compliance, and You

FedRAMP vs FISMA

Every federal agency has security compliance requirements that must be met on an annual or ongoing basis. Two of the most important requirements are FISMA (Federal Information Systems Management Act) and FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program). While these two federal requirements have a lot in common, they pertain to different types of systems. … Read more FedRAMP vs FISMA

6 Best FREE Patch Management Software

Managing patches across numerous workstations and servers is no easy task. But despite the grievances many IT professionals have with patch management (there are too many patches to keep up with, patches can fail during implementation, etc.), practicing patch management is critical. Without proper patch management, you’re exposing your company to hundreds of thousands of … Read more 6 Best FREE Patch Management Software

How to Use FTP on a Mac

IT professionals looking to use FTP on a Mac must fully understand what FTP is, the risks involved, and the tools available to help them increase efficiencies and keep sensitive information secure. To understand how to use FTP on a Mac, it’s important to fully grasp what FTP is and how it works. File transfer … Read more How to Use FTP on a Mac

4 Best Software Deployment Tools

Software deployment tools are an IT professional’s best friend. They elevate existing update services, automate deployment tasks, put security best practices in place, and monitor user activity and application functioning. Without these tools, IT teams spend hours manually deploying and tracking rollouts. This takes time and resources away from other important tasks. With so many … Read more 4 Best Software Deployment Tools