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Cybersecurity Trends

In 2019, security and operation centers (SOCs) and IT security providers saw enormous growth in organizations needing cybersecurity solutions for detection and response to cybersecurity attacks and breaches, as well as managing overall privacy and user concerns. Cyberhackers are getting smarter and more strategic, and personal data is more at risk than ever. We know that security threats are not...

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Firewall

At Concensus, one of the most common questions we hear is about why organizations need firewalls, or why an organization should consider replacing or upgrading the firewall they currently have. Firewalls are an essential part of your network and critical to your organization's overall safety and security. The first step is understanding what a firewall is and what it does...

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Online Internet Security

Today I was going to sit down and write our latest blog about using multi-factor authentication & complete our monthly newsletter but then something caught my eye and I needed to get this out to everyone as soon as possible.  On Saturday January 4th 2020, The United States Homeland Security released a National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin warning us of...

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DNS_Protection

DNS, or Domain Name System, essentially translates the names of websites into a registered IP address which allows your system to contact that site.  DNS acts like the phonebook for the internet.  DNS Protection Software is deployed on networks, end-user, and server systems to help prevent malware from being downloaded. When installed on laptops and mobile devices, it protects the...

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ctech_identitymanger

This is the first in a series of blog posts dedicated to the NetIQ Identity Manager 4.8 release. For a quick overview of the new features, visit our Identity Manager 4.8 Webinar page. NetIQ Identity Manager 4.8 versions Identity Manager 4.8 comes in two versions: standard and advanced.  The core features of each have not changed, but check out our chart...

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CTech_WorkplaceMgmt

Every type of electronic device that connects to your network carries a massive security risk. Whether cell phones, computers, laptops, tablets, or others, these devices may carry viruses or additional risks that are or can be detrimental to your network security.   These devices may be corporate-owned, part of Bring_Your_Own_Device (BYOD) to work, or they may be accessing your network from...

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EmailSecurity

Email is the most commonly used application in any business, and it is also the most vulnerable application. While spam emails used to be an annoying inconvenience in our work and personal inboxes, emails are now the number one vehicle cybercriminals exploit for their attacks on companies and individuals.  Ingoing and outgoing emails are a gateway to your data, systems,...

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Identity Manager 4.8

Our new webinar features the Micro Focus Identity Manager 4.8 release! Topics that were discussed include the new install options, designer updates, and Identity Applications changes.  We also touched upon upgrade options. View a recording of this webinar Fill out the form below to learn how Concensus Technologies can give you the flexibility to do more with the resources you...

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Data is everywhere, and data drives everything. Without it, businesses and people wouldn't be able to work effectively and efficiently, serve customers, and maintain day-to-day business operations.  Today's small and mid-sized businesses create and store massive amounts of data every single day, across personal and company laptops, desktops, mobile devices, servers, and cloud drives. That means the data that keeps...

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Concensus IT Security

Cybersecurity is a heavy focus in and of the IT world, as it should be. Cyberattacks are ever-increasing and can cost companies millions to recover. However, an often-overlooked component of comprehensive, full-scale organizational IT security solutions is the proactive and ongoing protection and prevention against threats that exist outside of the cyber world. It makes sense if you think about...

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