Top 10 Cyber Security Tools for Small Businesses

Small businesses have few options for cyber security tools and even fewer resources to deploy and manage them. You must choose wisely to carefully balance low cost, ease of use, and high impact on the security posture of the organization. So what security tools should small businesses focus on? A SANS research paper has 10 suggestions for SMB security tools. The…

5 Reasons Why Voice Technology Evolved from Analog to Software-Based

The ever-changing business landscape has driven voice technology to evolve from the good ol’ analog landlines to powerful digital telephony. Pre-VoIP, analog systems have supported businesses for decades. They’ve been reliable tools for inbound and outbound calls, and can also be used to transfer calls across extension lines. It has well-known functionalities like hold, mute, redial and speed dial, but…

Reason Enterprises Choose SD-WAN as an MPLS Replacement

Enterprises are increasingly deploying software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) as a multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) replacement over the WAN. What many initially considered a niche market or even a networking fad is proving to be an advantageous strategy for handling a variety of network challenges. Changes like digital transformation and public cloud adoption are pushing enterprises to consider alternatives to…

SD-WAN Provides MPLS Alternative for Healthcare Organizations in Need of HIPPA Compliance

The stakes are high for data transmissions crossing the network in a healthcare enterprise. Complying with HIPAA regulations while meeting patient expectations for immediate access to medical records is a balancing act, with the added complication of the constant threat of security breach. While multi-protocol label switching (MPLS) is a secure and reliable network pathway, some factors are causing enterprises…

Top 5 Cyber Security Frameworks in Healthcare

HIPAA tries to force healthcare organizations to protect patient data – but does it work? Any health IT professional will tell you, HIPAA compliance alone does not guarantee security. HIPAA is not a complete security framework and it’s not enough to protect ePHI. Many hospitals, doctor’s offices, and others – while striving for HIPAA compliance – also follow one or…