Archive for avoiding security breaches

What is a Security Operations Center (SOC)?

If your firewall and antivirus are the locked doors of your IT, then a Security Operations Center is the alarm system and the police who respond to a break-in. It is a mix of tools, processes, and people looking for threats in order to quickly stop them and prevent damage. Essentially, it’s real-time threat detection […]

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What to learn from Sony’s security breach

The scale of the recent security breaches at Sony, which led to the cancellation of The Interview’s theatrical release, can make the company’s problems seem beyond the realm of the average small business. But the security mishaps that created the circumstances for the hack are as applicable to modest local and regional companies as they […]

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