Untangle SD-WAN Router 3.0 Network Security for Your Workforce

While security breaches of large global companies are often front-page news, SMBs aren’t immune to cyber attacks. In fact, according to the Verizon Business 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (2020 DBIR), almost a third of data breaches (28%) in 2020 involved small businesses. Technology may be rapidly advancing to increase protection, yet cybersecurity adversaries continue […]

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Can the healthcare industry stay ahead of cybercriminals?

The healthcare industry, like many others, has been the victim of numerous cyber attacks. In fact, healthcare breaches became front-page news in 2015 with a hack of Anthem Blue Cross, which is still the largest healthcare data breach to date. Since then, attacks have highlighted critical vulnerabilities in the healthcare sector’s networks with attacks causing […]

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How SMBs met the 2020 challenge and predictions for 2021

Throughout these challenging times, our channel partners have kept their finger on the pulse of network security for small and medium businesses (SMBs). In our recent “Voice of the Channel” survey, they gave us some interesting insights on how businesses met the challenges in 2020, and what’s in store for 2021. It’s safe to say […]

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Employee Cybersecurity: Prevent Holiday Shopping from Compromising Your Network

Employees are continuing to work from home as more and more cases of the pandemic come to light. This increase in cases means that working from home is going to continue for more businesses and industries well into 2021. Now, with so many employees working from home, network security has become an important topic of […]

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Q&A with Heather Paunet About Untangle and Education

With K-12 cyber incidents, what are the most common types of incidents, and do we find that one is more successful than another? Heather Paunet Senior Vice President of Product A: According to k12CyberSecure’s K-12 Cybersecurity 2019 Year in Review report, there were 348 publicly disclosed cyber-related incidents targeting schools or school districts. Of these, […]

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The Cost of Ransomware Attacks on Cities

Ransomware attacks on cities are becoming more prevalent with ransom demands increasing with each attack. Recently, two cities have gone against conventional wisdom and decided to pay the ransom amount demanded by hackers who held their cities hostage. This decision has kickstarted the conversation between groups debating the moral implications of giving in to cybercriminals […]

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Protecting Healthcare Networks Against Threats

In today’s digitally connected world, cybersecurity is a critical concern for all industries. However, for the healthcare industry, the failure to ensure resilience against cyber threats could be a matter of life and death. According to a 2018 Thales Security Report, a staggering 77% of US healthcare organizations have been breached at some point in […]

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Why Should I Update My Firewall?

Staying up to date with your network security appliance is absolutely necessary. For the same reasons we regularly update our phones, browsers, and desktop operating systems, it’s even more important to update a network firewall. Software vulnerabilities and the security technologies to protect against them evolve daily. At Untangle, we stay on top of these […]

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Safeguarding the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure

The resilience of critical infrastructure is a key factor in the security of any nation. The US security infrastructure has sixteen sectors whose assets, systems, and networks influence food supply, water, financial services, public health, power and more. Previously, cybercriminals used to ignore local sectors like state/municipal governments and first responders to go after larger […]

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Cybersecurity Professionals: Path to Job Security

Checking the news these days can be a scary proposition. With daily headlines about major corporate breaches, ransomware, and cryptojacking, consumers are very worried about the privacy of their data and security of their digital assets. According to one recent market report, global cybersecurity spending will exceed $1 trillion dollars from 2017 to 2021. Cybersecurity […]

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