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  1. Politically motivated or not, DDoS attacks aren’t amusing
    The secretive hacktivist group Anonymous thrust itself into the spotlight recently by announcing plans to disrupt Donald Trump’s campaign and business websites, beginning April 1.
  2. Start with these 9 basic tips to protect your business network
    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.
  3. Ted Koppel’s book: an unsettling warning about cyber risk
    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.
  4. SDN Managed Firewall customers, your UPTIME is secure
    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.
  5. 7 cybersecurity targets to protect, monitor in 2016
    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.
  6. SDN’s CEO identifies 3 areas of major focus for a busy 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.
  7. 4 common business cyber infections and how to prevent them
    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.
  8. 12 cybersecurity basics you should have on your checklist
    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.
  9. National battle against cyber threats taps local expertise
    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.
  10. FFM banks gain confidence with continuity help from SDN
    Technology executives with First Farmers & Merchants Bank feel confident with SDN Communications helping keep their network running. We went with SDN last year. It was really the first time we went with anyone local. It's been awesome, says Darlene Gonnerman, senior network administrator for FFM.
  11. 8 Ways Managed Firewall service can help protect your business
    8 Ways Managed Firewall service can help protect your business