SDN Blog

South Dakota Capitol

Connect South Dakota, the state program designed to fund broadband projects in unserved and underserved areas across the state, recently awarded $5 million to its first grant recipients. Read More»

SDN Celebrates 30 years of service

SDN Communications is celebrating 30 successful years of business in the Sioux Falls region with a pledge that the company’s fiber footprint will keep getting bigger and better. Read More»

Yankton Chamber Email Scam Alert

Business organizations in Yankton have been under attack lately. Unidentified, profit-seeking scammers have sent several bogus emails to business people and civic groups in the southeastern South Dakota community. Read More»

Beresford Municipal Telephone Installing Fiber

The Beresford Municipal Telephone Company will invest about $5 million to significantly upgrade connectivity for internet and phone services. Read More»

Scam Alert

The incidence of sextortion has continued to rise in recent years. Parents, in particular, should beware. But anyone can be a victim of sextortion. Read More»

Cyber threats are real and stakes are high

Rain and umbrella

Good preparation for bad weather won’t change the forecast, cybersecurity expert Bryce Austin writes. In contrast, good cybersecurity planning can significantly impact outcomes. Read More»

SDN Communications Wi-Fi trailer

SDN Communications’ new Wi-Fi Trailer was a popular attraction at community gatherings around South Dakota during its first event season. The trailer is expected to be in even greater demand in 2019. Read More»

2019 Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference

Businesses that want to enhance protection of their electronic assets should complicate network pathways that hackers might follow, not just try to block them from entering, according to a national cybersecurity expert. Read More»

SDN's Cyber Threat Landscape Report

Cyber outlaws value sensitive electronic information, and they’re always trying to get more. The allure of data in vulnerable computing systems is illustrated by findings in SDN Communications’ Cyber Threat Landscape Report for 2018. Read More»

3 Best password tactics to trump would-be hackers

entering password into laptop monitor

The name “donald” cracked SplashData’s list of the Top 100 Worst Passwords in 2018, debuting at No. 23 in the company’s eighth annual ranking of bad passwords. Read More»