SDN Blog

Data breaches can be costly for businesses. To make matters worse, breaches also can expose companies to legal liability. SDN CEO Mark Shlanta often points out, human error accounts for 95 percent of all security incidents. Read More»

Lights Out by Ted Koppel

The thought of terrorists attacking a power grid is reminiscent of one of those action movies of recent years in which a heroic president or rogue federal agent saves the nation from a small band of smart but bloodthirsty terrorists. The threats discussed in the book are realistic, however. Read More»

Fortinet FortiGate Vulnerability Secured

This week news came out that security researchers released code to exploit a known and previously patched vulnerability in the FortiOS software for Foritnet FortiGates. Although alarming, if you’re an SDN Managed Firewall customer you can rest assured you have nothing to worry about. Read More»

Cybersecurity targets

During the coming year, expect more cyberattacks over an expanding battlefront from attackers with growing sophistication and an increased incentive to succeed. To complicate matters, businesses and other organizations might have to fight the battles shorthanded. Read More»

SDN Projects for 2016

The invention of the telephone dates back to the 1870s. Early development of computer networks and the Internet can be traced back to the 1940s. Today, the constantly evolving telecommunications industry is more vibrant than ever. Read More»

4 Common Cyber Inefections

Even businesses and organizations that regularly and responsibly increase their network security systems and services have to remain on guard constantly because cyber criminals prey heavily on human error. Read More»

For most businesses, losing sensitive data to a hacker can have far more serious consequences than losing information in a fire or flood. If electronic information is backed up, as it ought to be, data lost in a natural disaster can be replicated. However, if information is lost or stolen, there is no telling when or how long it could be misused. Read More»

The Better Business Bureau Inc. is hosting its third annual Cyber Security Program to help raise awareness to combat cybersecurity problems in the Sioux Falls area. Read More»

In just the past year, SDN Communications investigated 4,500 cybersecurity threats to its business and institutional clients. Each threat involved anywhere from a single to several thousand attacks. Read More»

Now that data breaches have become common, cybersecurity is growing into a booming business.A few innovative companies are emerging as the growing, international leaders in providing the equipment and expertise to help businesses protect electronic information. Fortinet Inc. is one of them. Read More»