SDN Blog

Rob Swenson - 500 Blogs

This month Rob Swenson filed his 500th blog for SDN. They all come in bite-sized chunks, describing everything from our company’s growth and culture to cool gadgets and not-so-cool cybersecurity hacks. Read More»

Jim Edman at Sioux Falls Cybersecurity Conference

Not surprisingly, attacks intended to disable computer systems in South Dakota schools increase about the time of semester tests. The culprits, presumably, are students who are smart enough to launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks but are too lazy or mischievous to study for exams. Read More»

Russian Hacker Cybersecurity Attack Warning

U.S. and British government departments are warning businesses and individuals about a new global cyberattack targeting vulnerable routers and networking equipment across the world. Here's what you and your IT staff might do to protect your business. Read More»

Southwest West Central Service Cooperative

Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) headquartered in Marshall, MN, has chosen SDN Communications and its Minnesota and South Dakota partner companies to provide several broadband services to approximately 50 sites, including schools, libraries and other government agencies. Read More»

Not all internet is created equal

SDN Communications Building 1

If you plan to compare internet options available in your market, that’s great. Times change. So do company offerings and your needs. Just keep in mind that there are variables to consider that go beyond the package price including the overall quality of service and longer-term costs. Read More»

Board Legal Liability in Cybersecurity Breaches

Corporate boards face a legal duty to establish and oversee programs that help protect their companies from liability claims related to data breaches. It's not a new responsibility. Read More»

InfraGard

Despite the large and growing nature of risks, the leaders of some companies still are reluctant to acknowledge the seriousness of cyber threats and are inclined – mostly for financial reasons, apparently - to resist proposals to improve corporate defenses. Read More»

Technician education training

Eighteen students are on track to graduate in May from Mitchell Technical Institute with degrees in telecommunications. About 90 job opportunities await them. Read More»

Infographic of the Month

Achieve a consistent, reliable and secure environment while not breaking the bank. Consider cost, availability and expertise while making your decision about managed services for your business. Read More»

Jay Patel, FBI Special Agent

Twenty-five years ago, hackers needed advanced skills to successfully attack businesses on the internet. Online criminals almost needed the equivalent of a master’s degree or a doctorate to be successful. Today, all they need is motivation. Read More»