As we move through the month of September, students all across the country are starting a new school year. Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, students and teachers are forced to adapt to a completely different learning environment. As school districts and colleges become more reliant on online learning, the risk of a cyberattack is significantly elevated. The question is- have schools properly prepared for this increased risk, most importantly have they purchased and implemented the best software to protect their privacy?
Apogee IT Services acknowledges its placement as one of the Largest Pittsburgh-area Cybersecurity Firms. Apogee has been deeply invested in expanding its security portfolio to address the onslaught of Cybersecurity threats to businesses in North America. Paul Cronin, CEO of Apogee said, “we are honored to be recognized for our achievement in the Cybersecurity industry which is made possible from our hard work internally and our partnerships with industry leaders Fortinet and eSentire.” Through our extensive portfolio of security offerings, we can address all seven layers of security and provide 7x24x365 management, detection, and response (MDR) to address security threats in seconds preventing extensive damage to client’s networks. Cronin said, “today it is more than just about keeping hackers out of the network because that is almost impossible with the amount of attacks and users’ behaviors. There needs to be focus on a security solution that immediately mitigates the impact when they get in to prevent widespread effects to the business and inevitably prevents a business’s data from being held up for ransom. That is our strategy and that is what our MDR solution does for businesses in addition to our many other IT services that we provide to Businesses.”
Join Apogee and eSentire on July 28th @ 11 am as we lead the discussion around de-mystifying the modern security landscape, what common risks affect your industry, and where cybersecurity is heading. The event will be co-hosted by eSentire who will also share some key ways to mitigate these risks.
Join eSentire's Threat Intelligence (TI) team on June 23th for their Threat Intelligence Briefing. The TI team will discuss the latest hands-on ransomware and cloud phishing attacks observed by our Security Operations Center.
There is no doubt that 2020 will be a key year for artificial intelligence adoption. Due to the recent improvements in AI, individuals and many business owners have chosen artificial intelligence to strengthen efficiency and productivity. According to experts, there are a lot of new developments to watch out for that will benefit organizations, business models, and cultures.
Even before the pandemic, cloud-based tools were surging in popularity. As the rise in remote work has skyrocketed due to COVID-19, businesses have been forced to rely more on cloud computing in order to improve their internet connectivity and security of vital data. Without today’s popularity of cloud computing, remote system access and video conferencing would not have the success it has today. Cloud computing continues to be highly praised for its extreme flexibility and great security. So, if you have not already switched over to the cloud, do you believe it may be time?
If you haven’t noticed the IoT (internet of things) market has taken off. There are now 26 billion IoT devices with 127 new devices being connected every second. It is predicted that the IoT device market will reach $1.1 trillion by 2026, aided by the evolution of enabling tech like 5G (more on this next time). Its applications for business are many and varied, which explains the more than 1000 start-up companies developing IoT products or services today and the $3.6 billion of funding that was awarded in 2019 alone. More than 80% of manufacturing companies are using IoT devices in some way to transform their business. However, it is literally enabling businesses in every market and across all industries. Although these companies and others have begun using IoT in their business, they are less then 10% penetrated leaving an incredible amount of opportunity.
As a result of the recent pandemic, IT companies have been swamped while trying to provide their services to the thousands of people who are currently working from home. in order for IT companies to help their customers, they must summarize problems to make the technological solutions easier. Clients want their experiences to be easy, and seamless. In addition to creating a great experience, it is essential that IT companies grow and adapt to the new technologies and market demands that have risen due to COVID-19 . With this in mind, i