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2911, 2018

Cybersecurity is an Organized Behavior [Podcast] – with Kevin McDonald

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Articles, Security|Tags: , |0 Comments

COO and CISO of Alvaka Networks, Kevin McDonald, sits down with Brian Sherman of IoTSSA for a very candid conversation on building a successful cybersecurity offering. He offers some great advice in this episode, such as using law enforcement as [...]

2811, 2018

A Scary Incident of a $21.5 Million Successful CEO Phishing Fraud

By |November 28th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Phishing is a scam usually executed via email or text messaging. The perpetrator usually poses as someone you know and they induce you to send them money. The incident explained below could also be called spear phishing or whaling, in [...]

311, 2018

Will Patching Break My Network?

By |November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

IT organizations understand the importance of applying current security updates, or "patches", to the operating systems and software applications running in their environment. However, many are reluctant to do so for fear of "breaking" their systems and causing outages. And, [...]

3010, 2018

Why Don’t IT Departments Fully Patch Their Environments?

By |October 30th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The failure to fully apply security updates (patches) to operating systems and software applications is the leading cause of cybersecurity compromise. A recent survey by Ponemon Institute of over 3,000 organizations, found that half had experienced a cybersecurity breach in [...]

2710, 2018

Alvaka Networks Speed and Feed Driving Events

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

Periodically, Alvaka Networks sponsors a car driving event for clients. This type of event is often referred to as an HPDE, or High Performance Driving Event. At this event, guests participate in both classroom and on race track driving instruction. [...]

1810, 2018

To patch or not to patch? And what is patching anyway?

By |October 18th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you own a computer, it is very likely you know something about patching, or updating, software. First, this is different from upgrading, which usually means a developer of software has added new features or made significant changes to the [...]