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804, 2018

Imran Awan case shows lax security controls for Congressional IT staff

By | April 8th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

By Kevin McDonald Investigations into the conduct of the IT staff of the House of Representatives raised alarms. Kevin McDonald explains what we can learn from the case of Imran Awan. Those who operate with high-level system access, [...]

2703, 2018

GDPR: The Regulatory Iceberg of 2018

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

You're heading into dangerous waters. On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into full effect, and it will almost certainly affect you. If you are not compliant with the GDPR by this date, you could [...]

2502, 2018

What can my cloud provider do with my data?

By | February 25th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Business - Software and IT|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Take a moment from your day and pull out the last three or four cloud services agreements your company has entered into. Now, highlight the provisions in those agreements that specifically define how the vendor may use your data. You [...]

502, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre news round-up for week of February 5, 2018

By | February 5th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

A running log of Meltdown and Spectre news can be found at Meltdown & Spectre: How to avoid the biggest cyber threat in modern computing. February 5, 2018 - At this point in time, Alvaka Networks is not advising clients [...]

2401, 2018

Employee training remains the best first line of defense against cybersecurity breaches

By | January 24th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Business - Software and IT, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If there is one lesson to be learned from the recent mass spate of security breaches, particularly those involving ransomware, it is this: adequate training for personnel can dramatically decrease the likelihood of a successful attack on a business. Unfortunately, [...]