SDN Blog

CyberRx by SDN Communications

Sioux Falls-based SDN Communications recently launched a new service to help companies assess and improve their cybersecurity readiness. It’s called CyberRx. Read More»

Cyber Threat Landscape Report

Network hacks spike and dip throughout the year, but SDN Communications’ second quarter 2017 Cyber Threat Landscape Report demonstrates an upward threat trajectory on local business networks. Read More»

Cybersecurity Partnerships, cooperation

By almost any measurement, cyberattacks on the nation’s critical infrastructure are on the rise. That’s increasing the need for the private and public sectors to work together on cybersecurity at the state as well as national level. Read More»

Today, another round of ransomware cyberattacks wormed its way around the globe. At SDN Communications we continuously monitor such activity to ensure that our Managed Firewall customers are protected. Here is the latest... Read More»

SDN Communications detected more than 540 DDoS attacks – an average of six per day - on clients’ networks during the first quarter of 2017. The average attack size was 1.27 gigabits per second, which is potentially enough to temporarily take down most online services. Read More»

Don't Get Hooked - Phishing Awareness

Every employee at SDN Communications receives a fake email from the IT department about once a month. Employees at the Sioux Falls-based company don’t know when the message will arrive or what it will say, and it probably will be different than one a colleague has. Read More»

WannaCry Cyberattacks Summary

Wanna ransomware strain spread via Malwaretech.com

Like all forms of ransomware, WannaCry encrypts the target data rendering it inaccessible to the user and attempts to extorts a ransom payment in exchange for the decryption key. Read More»

cybersecurity communications

To effectively combat the countless and growing base of threats, it’s become critical for public and private entities to share information, and they’re doing it with increasing frequency. Read More»

Cyber Threat Landscape Report

If your business or organization ever questions the value of good firewall protection, consider this troubling statistic: More than a quarter of all the electronic traffic coming into firewalls that SDN Communications manages is filtered out because the transmissions are malicious or spam. Read More»

Ransomware

Ransomware has become the single largest cybersecurity threat facing most businesses, and risks continue to rise. Other forms of malware remain significant threats, especially to small businesses. But other malware appears to have hit a wall, at least temporarily, in terms of growth, according to national security experts. Read More»