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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 [...]

2709, 2018

Network Monitoring Operational Maturity Growth

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

I just read a press release about a new product, NetBeez, which performs active network monitoring from the user perspective. I suppose it has a narrow fit, but it seems to me that most modern day monitoring applications should be [...]

2908, 2018

Victim of “sextorter” shares her experience [Video]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|0 Comments

Mimi Grant from ABL shares her personal sextortion experience in this vlog. In our previous blog, Sextortion: The New Threat No One is Talking About, Alvaka's CEO shared the email that Mimi received and resources to handle and prevent this [...]

1608, 2018

Sextortion: The New Threat No One is Talking About

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Written by Alvaka Networks CEO, Oli Thordarson. Oli discusses a client's experience with a sextortion scam email and provides some helpful suggestions on how to both handle and avoid this type of online phishing. I got a call from a [...]

708, 2018

Should I buy cyber insurance?

By |August 7th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , |2 Comments

A friend of mine asked me if he should buy cyber insurance for his business. Whether your need is for a self-hosted/owned, cloud or hybrid infrastructure this is not an easy answer. As I thought about it, I decided this is probably a topic of interest to many financial managers at small to mid-size enterprises. How should you decide this question and who can you seek for legitimate counsel that is qualified to answer this question without having a conflict of interest?