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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»

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»

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»

Homeland Security & Cybersecurity

Devising and implementing an effective cybersecurity strategy isn’t a one-and-done chore for businesses. Good cyber defense requires ongoing commitment. Working their way through federal guidelines would be a great start for many small and midsize businesses, but the work does not end there. Read More»

frustrated about cybersecurity

Excuse me for being skeptical, but I don’t think most businesses take cybersecurity seriously enough. They seem to wait until company networks have been hacked, and the future of the business has fallen into jeopardy. Read More»

Phishing & ID Theft

Cyber criminals have stolen 143 million credit records in the recent hacking scandal at big-three credit bureau Equifax. At this point you have to assume that the bad guys have highly personal information that they can use to trick you. Read More»

South Dakota Technology Showcase

There’s a cautionary side to the expanding, positive uses of technology that should remain in public awareness, too, of course. Among the risks are an increasing array of weapons and hacking strategies that endanger computer networks. Read More»

Department of Homeland Security Webinar

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will host a free webinar on Sept. 14. The presentation is designed help companies make use of federal guidelines to improve protection of computer networks. Read More»

3 Steps to protect your Internet of Things devices

Securing your Internet Of Things Devices

Along with the proliferation of IoT devices comes new scams. Gartner warns that by 2020, there will be a billion-dollar black market selling fake sensors and video data to enable criminal activity. Read More»

Cybersecurity Certifications Fortinet, NSE Training

SDN’s staff strives to resolve any security issues that arise with business clients as quickly as possible. In fact, 13 employees have earned various levels of Fortinet certification, and most of them are working to achieve a higher level. Read More»