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»

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»