Under Constant Attack

07/21/2021 2:59 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Most companies only have basic firewall protection, generally hardware-based and maybe a few others may conduct regular scans of their environment. Really no different than your home having a basic lock and maybe a deadbolt.

Prevent Ransomware with MFA

07/14/2021 9:55 AM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Ransomware sucks. Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is ideal for organizations wrestling with making network access easy for staff, without compromising security. Let your IT team focus on driving business objectives, instead of solving end-user identity needs and issues.

Never Trust and Always Verify

03/16/2021 5:11 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Never Trust and Always Verify. Hmm, doesn't sound very productive in most business situations, but if you're talking about technology and security, I think we might be on to something.

New WFH Workforce protections

02/12/2021 12:20 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
There may be some light at the end of this pandemic tunnel… Remote work has evolved into a permanent fixture and must be included in long-term planning. This introduces more risks around access as employees connect in new ways.

ALERT: SolarWinds & FireEye

12/28/2020 12:23 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Unfortunately, Cyber Attacks don’t take time off to celebrate with family and friends. Are you concerned your business has been affected by the SolarWinds hack? If so, get help right away.

Wuhan Virus Phishing Attacks

04/15/2020 7:51 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
I just got an e-mail from the WHO asking for a donation to help fight coronavirus. It looked good. It sounded good. It was a fake. Asking for a donation in Bitcoin set off my alarm. We may get sick, but phishing, the art of conning people via email or texts, is as healthy as ever.

Supplier Spotlight: Vigilant Technology Solutions

02/19/2020 12:13 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Contact Cloud 9 to learn how Vigilant helps avoid catastrophe by giving you full network visibility to see threats 98-days sooner than the industry average!

Supplier Spotlight: Vigilant

02/19/2020 12:11 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Contact Cloud 9 to learn how Vigilant helps avoid catastrophe by giving you full network visibility to see threats 98-days sooner than the industry average!

Supplier Spotlight: Aryaka

02/12/2020 12:20 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Today, most organizations are concluding that SD-WAN is the best way to add the controls necessary for the digital age. But, do you build your own SD-WAN or buy it as a managed service?

Supplier Spotlight: CloudGenix

02/11/2020 9:45 AM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
An ESG survey of 600 senior IT decision makers showing that 76% of respondents had already deployed multi-cloud environments, and as many as 67% were already using SaaS-delivered business applications. How do you keep it secure?

Supplier Spotlight: Open Systems

02/10/2020 5:07 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Enterprise WAN and security doesn’t have to devolve into an impossible game of Whac-a-Mole. SASE services can help. Strategically framed and tactically applied, they can restore a sense of order. Contact Cloud 9 to learn more about Open Systems.

Supplier Spotlight: CATO Networks

02/10/2020 4:11 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Traditional firewall security simply can’t keep up with the challenges created by new network paradigms. As a result, when discussing netwrok security with enterprises today, there are three reoccurring themes: visibility, scalability, and convergence.

Supplier Spotlight: Allgress

02/05/2020 6:19 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
Allgress Business Risk Intelligence solutions converge disparate risk silos across global enterprise networks and automate governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management processes. Contact Cloud 9 to learn more

Supplier Spotlight: Nitel

02/04/2020 12:06 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
With technology becoming mission-critical, IT teams are struggling to keep up with the adoption and innovation of the latest security best practices, leaving their assets vulnerable to cybercriminals. Cloud 9 can help.

Supplier Spotlight: RSI

02/03/2020 10:29 AM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
While a lot of our clients’ attention is focused on our unique Automated Cyber Risk Management solution, powered by CyberCompass, we also assist our forward-thinking clients to achieve Zero Trust Security through the adoption of our ‘Evolving Trust’ Framework.

Supplier Spotlight: Thrive Networks

01/23/2020 10:35 AM By cfridrich - Comment(s)

Cloud 9 Advisers Supplier Spotlight: Thrive Networks

CHALLENGE

Password security and Multi-Factor Authentication are two of the best lines of defense for users to protect themselves against bad actors. After a weak default password without Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) allowed a hacker to gain acc...

10 risk factors no one talks about

10/30/2019 10:24 AM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
We've all fretted about the difficulty of calculating both the likelihood of an event and its potential damages. They have always been more like a best guess than an insurance actuarial table. How can anyone estimate the chances with any accuracy?

SASE, the next-gen SD-WAN?

10/15/2019 12:47 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)

Gartner makes the claim that the shift to SASE will make obsolete existing networking and security models.

There’s a buzz in the industry about a new type of product that promises to change the way we secure and network our organizations. It is called the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE). It was fir...

China Tops List as Top Risk (duh!)

10/08/2019 4:02 AM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
It probably goes without saying, but China is a major risk for most US business and certainly anyone conduction any sort of business online. Read more and contact Cloud 9 to learn ways to protect your digital assets

7 things you can hire a hacker to do

05/05/2019 8:50 PM By cfridrich - Comment(s)
From Business Insider, Laura McCamy, 7 things you can hire a hacker to do and how much it will cost
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