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Internet Security
Zenith Live 2018 – Zscaler Cloud Summit The Ascension Global Technology team is proud to have been one of the Zscaler community members in attendance at the very first Zenith Live Cloud Summit. It was an honor and a privilege to be among the ranks of those at the forefront of cloud transformation at Zenith...
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Proofpoint’s Latest Quarterly Threat Report – May 2018, provides an update on the latest observed trends and takeaways on today’s advanced attacks. Here are some of the key takeaways from the report. Email Threats And Email Fraud On The Rise Email fraud is growing in both scale and pervasiveness. Successful email-based attacks can result in...
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Cybersecurity Tips For Business Travelers Get ready to travel with these top cyber security tips. Laptop ☑ Phone ☑ Chargers ☑ Business cards ☑ Toothbrush ☑ Back up files…? Update Software…? When you’re traveling, whether for business or pleasure, chances are you’ll be connecting to unknown networks. That is, unless you’re going on a digital detox and will be spending...
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CLOUD SECURITY
When migrating to – and operating in – the cloud, key considerations for every company are cloud security, compliance, reliability and costs. The benefits of moving business applications into the cloud are very clear. These include efficiencies, scalability and flexibility. However, the cloud also comes with its own unique challenges.  In a cloud-first world the...
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cybersecurity maturity
Do you know how cybersecurity mature your organization is? Perhaps your company has a well-established cyber security program. Maybe your business is about to embark on a digital transformation journey.  In the latter case, the goal is to establish the baseline foundations of security from which to build on.  In the former case, you will...
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Ascension Global Technology Blog - Business Email Compromise
More than you might initially think. But before you rush off to warn your single colleagues, friends and employees about the dangers of online dating, you may like to read CrowdStrike’s latest Intelligence Report, “Nigerian Confraternities Emerge As Business Email Compromise Threat”. The report delves into the observed patterns, operations and criminal gangs behind the...
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The growing number of privacy and data breaches and ransomware attacks making the daily news serve as a cautionary reminder for companies to treat cybersecurity as a top priority.  As companies undergo digital transformation and enjoy the benefits of enabling technology, they are also inevitably exposed to cyber risks. This is simply a reality of...
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Missed out on the RSA 2018 Conference? If you missed out on the 27th annual RSA conference in San Fransisco, fear not. There’s always next year. In the meantime, you can catch up on some of the event highlight reels and speaker sessions and presentations available on YouTube and the RSA conference website (see links under...
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CSIRP - cybersecurity computer security incident response plan
You’ve been breached. Now what? Aside from preventing security incidences, a top challenge IT professionals face is planning and preparing to respond to a cyber security incident.  Security professionals shoulder a mountain of responsibility working to protect their organization’s assets. Between protecting people, digital assets, physical infrastructure, and ensuring regulatory compliance, there is much to...
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Zscaler IPO: Celebrating A Major Milestone Cloud security company Zscaler, Inc., celebrated a major milestone on Friday, March 16, 2018 making its debut on the Nasdaq. The now publicly traded company (under the symbol ZS) develops a software-as-a-service based cloud security platform that secures access for users and devices to internet applications. The Zscaler IP is...
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