SDN Blog

DDoS attacks grow in volume and severity

Encouraging news for businesses: slightly more than half of all Distributed Denial of Service attacks are gamers attacking other gamers to get a competitive edge. The more troubling reality: the overall number of DDoS attacks on computing systems is rising, and attacks are getting larger and more frequent. Read More»

Infographic of the month: Small Cells

Infographic of the Month

Our infographic of the month explains how small cell poles fit into the cellular phone network as the future of moving data. Read More»

SDN Communications Commercial: Agile Network Protection

The underlying message of the ads is especially refreshing and increasingly accurate: IT pros are heroes in the workplace, not nerds who operate invisibly in back rooms. IT pros have enormous responsibilities, and their jobs keep getting bigger. Read More»

Small Cell Pole & Cell Phone Coverage

2017 will be a big year for small cell poles in and near South Dakota. Jerry P. Andersen and his crew at Sioux Falls-based SDN Communications are overseeing the construction and underground cabling of 50 small cell poles to improve wireless services in the region, and plans are being made to install additional poles. Read More»

Worst Passwords of 2016

Computer users who are lax about online security apparently were feeling romantic in 2016. A few affectionate words crept into SplashData’s annual list of bad passwords. Read More»

Theron McChesney SDN Communications Business Intelligence

As a business intelligence specialist at SDN Communications, Theron McChesney looks for ways to put research to good use. His objective is to produce good market and product research to help improve SDN’s business processes and to enhance the customer experience. Read More»

Protecting your data privacy

The proliferation of online information and advances in the technical tools that hackers use require everyone to be more vigorous about protecting their privacy. To raise awareness, the United States and dozens of other countries recognize Jan. 28 as Data Privacy Day or Data Protection Day. Read More»

Gary Glissendorf, SDN Communications Network Architect

Gary Glissendorf played a key role in the development and launch of SDN’s Managed DDoS Protection Service, which helps clients ward off Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that can clog or damage systems. Read More»

The Dark Web

An ever-growing treasure trove of electronic data has attracted a new breed of criminals. They work behind computer screens, not with guns, and steal information that they use or sell. Read More»

Thune, Klobuchar want all calls to connect (Update)

US Capitol Building

Persistent telephone call completion problems in rural states are creating major inconveniences for families, hurting businesses, and threatening public safety, but a bill introduced by Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and cosponsored by Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota) could fix the problem. Read More»