Things To Avoid When Choosing a VPN

Things To Avoid When Choosing a VPN

Online privacy is a matter of trust. You put your trust in service providers to protect your data and offer secure connections. But do you know what to avoid when choosing a VPN?  VPNs (virtual private networks) are an effective tool for additional online privacy and security, as they employ dedicated point-to-point connections, tunneling protocols,…

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Pros and Cons of On-Site Data Storage

Pros and Cons of On-Site Data Storage

Modern businesses often have large amounts of data to process, store, organize, and more. However, it is important to be able to keep all this data secure, so that it is not compromised. Depending on the type of data a business deals with, the stakes can vary; but it is always a good idea to…

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Should You Have A Firewall?

Should You Have A Firewall?

The term “firewall” is pretty common, and the chances are that you’ve heard it before, whether in regards to cybersecurity or on your favorite crime show. However, what exactly is a firewall, and should you have one? Read on to find out. What is a Firewall? A firewall isn’t a physical wall of fire, but…

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Disaster Recovery Best Practices for OpenStack

Disaster Recovery Best Practices for OpenStack

If we have learned anything from the past 2 years, it’s that disaster can strike anytime, anywhere. During these times, it’s not only important to have a plan for your life, but also your data as a business. For most of us, much of our information is stored somewhere in a cloud or other type…

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Trends and Benefits of a Private Cloud Environment

Trends and Benefits of a Private Cloud Environment

Many businesses are beginning to implement a private cloud into their infrastructure. However, because this utilization is fairly new, not every business owner is aware of all the possibilities a private cloud offers. So if you’re curious about what one can do for your company, read on to learn about the trends and benefits in…

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The Importance of Cloud Monitoring

The Importance of Cloud Monitoring

With over 90% of businesses using cloud services, the monitoring and security of these services are vital for success. If your business uses cloud services, and you’re not sure why you should be monitoring your cloud, keep reading to learn more.  What is Cloud Monitoring? The cloud is essentially where all your data and processes…

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Keeping Track of Removable Media

Keeping Track of Removable Media

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month, so that means it’s time to make sure you have some systems in place that protect your business every month and day to come! Remember those old, cheesy movies where the fate of the world depended on the contents of a floppy disc? This is a perfect example of at-risk…

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Identifying Phishing Scams

Identifying Phishing Scams

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month, so that means it’s time to make sure you have some systems in place that protect your business every month and day to come! Phishing scams are a very common way for criminals to get sensitive, personal information from you. Unfortunately, these kinds of scams are only getting harder and harder…

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Cyber Security Tips For Businesses

Cyber Security Awareness Month

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month, so that means it’s time to make sure you have some systems in place that protect your business every month and day to come! Here are 5 cyber security tips for businesses that you need to know to help keep your business safe: Do A Risk Assessment The first thing…

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Setup Multiple vNICs on an OpenStack-Based Ubuntu 18.04 VM

Setup Multiple vNICs on an OpenStack-Based Ubuntu 18.04 VM

Introduction If you need to add a secondary vNIC to an existing OpenStack-based Ubuntu 18.04 virtual machine (VM), here’s a handy guide. There are some ways this process can vary, but using the steps below will help you keep all your vNICs intact–even through a restoration process. Check out how below: Prerequisites Before you begin,…

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