SDN Blog

Updating your systems and devices

The massive data breach at Equifax dramatically demonstrates the importance of promptly applying software patches. Read More»

Cyber Threat Landscape Report

During recent months, the Managed Firewalls that SDN Communications’ customer use weeded out approximately 2,000 attacks directed at a vulnerable version of Apache Struts website-building software. Read More»

Infographic Of The Month: What is ransomware?

Infographic of the Month

Our infographic of the month shows you what you need to know about ransomware and how to protect yourself. Don't let hackers hold your information hostage. Read More»

Email spoofing: What it is and how to spot it

The anatomy of a spoofed email

After recent hurricanes, there were reports of fraudsters spoofing caller ID numbers to make scam calls about flood insurance. In other words, the bad guys disguised their phone numbers to trick people out of info or money. Read More»

What to do before and after a ransomware attack

Ransomware Files Encrypted

A company gets hacked by ransomware every 40 seconds. Such incidents raise questions about how employees should respond to the threats in the workplace. Read More»

SD Municipal League Panel on 5G technology

People living in cities expect broadband to be delivered as efficiently as water, says Sioux Falls Public Works Director Mark Cotter. Read More»

BBB Cybersecurity Event

Businesses entrusted with personal and sensitive data can no longer consider cybersecurity a secondary support duty. Keeping information safe is more important than that. The Better Business Bureau is hosting a free program designed to help keep business representatives up to date on the cyber threat landscape. Read More»

5G & Small Cell Technology

Implementing 5G, as well as improving current wireless communications, will require better tower coverage, especially in high-use areas. That’s where the deployment of small cell technology comes into play. Read More»

Free, Public Wi-Fi

American workers are increasingly mobile, and easy connectivity can boost their productivity as well as their mood. In many locations, the availability of free, public Wi-Fi service is almost taken for granted. Read More»

NTCA Telehealth Panel

Sometimes SDN Communications gets referred to as a pioneer provider in the telemedicine field because of our long partnership with Avera eCARE. That gives us too much credit; we only provide the fiber or pipe, if you will, for the eCARE Emergency connection envisioned long ago by the smart IT folks and doctors at Avera. Read More»