SDN Blog

ABC / Grey's Anatomy Ransomware Episode

You know that ransomware is a big deal when it becomes the storyline in a popular TV show. Read More»

Bad Passwords - QWERTY

No. 25 on Splash Data’s annual ranking of the worst passwords – “trustno1” - seems rather odd. Short for “trust no one,” it’s probably good advice to follow when dealing with computer security, but it isn’t a good password. Read More»

Cybersecurity Bulletin: Meltdown, Spectre

Meltdown, Spectre Vulnerabilities

Updates and patches are being rolled out quickly to help computer owners and system managers thwart the new year’s first widespread cybersecurity risks: Meltdown and Spectre. Read More»

Jon Clayborne, SDN Network Account Executive

Jon Clayborne enjoys the mix of interpersonal and high-tech duties that are parts of his job at SDN Communications in Sioux Falls - especially the human interaction. Read More»

SDN Employees Giving in 2017

The company’s 160 employees contributed more than $53,000 in cash to charitable causes in the Sioux Falls area during 2017. That comes out to about $332 apiece. Read More»

Protecting networks & backing up data

Not all ransomware attacks are successful, of course. Companies are learning to adequately back up data and to keep their networking equipment and programs up to date. Read More»

Connecting Rural Communities

Approximately 34 million Americans lack broadband access, and 23.4 million of them live in rural areas, according to Microsoft’s proposal to connect more rural residents to the benefits of high-speed internet. Read More»

Small Cell on Small Cell Pole

People in Brookings, including students, staff and visitors at South Dakota State University, can look forward to improved telecommunications in 2018. Read More»

Infographic of the Month

In this month's infographic, we show you the best practices for keeping your devices up to date and secure with the latest software. Read More»

Jon Scarbrough, SDN Director of IT

As director of IT, Jon Scarbrough oversees the internal corporate network and application development. In addition to vast experience, Scarbrough brings to SDN a passion for cybersecurity, which is an increasingly important issue in telecommunications. Read More»