Can Zero Trust security models work with your VPN?
One lesson from the last year that most companies seemed to have learned is that cyber criminals don’t take time off. During the pandemic, cyberattacks increased with the FBI’s Cyber Division receiving between 3,000 and 4,000 cybersecurity complaints a day, compared to pre-pandemic rates of 1,000/day. As bad actors took advantage of vulnerable work-from-home IT […]
Untangle SD-WAN Router 3.0 Network Security for Your Workforce
While security breaches of large global companies are often front-page news, SMBs aren’t immune to cyber attacks. In fact, according to the Verizon Business 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report (2020 DBIR), almost a third of data breaches (28%) in 2020 involved small businesses. Technology may be rapidly advancing to increase protection, yet cybersecurity adversaries continue […]
How SMBs met the 2020 challenge and predictions for 2021
Throughout these challenging times, our channel partners have kept their finger on the pulse of network security for small and medium businesses (SMBs). In our recent “Voice of the Channel” survey, they gave us some interesting insights on how businesses met the challenges in 2020, and what’s in store for 2021. It’s safe to say […]
Employee Cybersecurity: Prevent Holiday Shopping from Compromising Your Network
Employees are continuing to work from home as more and more cases of the pandemic come to light. This increase in cases means that working from home is going to continue for more businesses and industries well into 2021. Now, with so many employees working from home, network security has become an important topic of […]
Choosing the Right VPN for Your Business
VPN Usage has been critical during the coronavirus pandemic. Virtual Private Networks have allowed employees to safely connect to corporate networks regardless of location. This technology was foundational for businesses to safely transition their workforce to a fully remote workforce without compromising network security or creating vulnerabilities that could lead to data breaches. Now, as […]
Reminders for Enabling Employees to Work From Home to Combat COVID-19
With more cases of COVID-19 (the coronavirus) coming to light, many employers have taken the precaution of transitioning and encouraging employees to work from home or remotely. Business operations are not unfamiliar with telecommuting or remote employees. However, with more employees falling into this category than before, network security and capacity are quickly becoming a […]
Why Should I Update My Firewall?
Staying up to date with your network security appliance is absolutely necessary. For the same reasons we regularly update our phones, browsers, and desktop operating systems, it’s even more important to update a network firewall. Software vulnerabilities and the security technologies to protect against them evolve daily. At Untangle, we stay on top of these […]
Back-to-school tips for education networks
While it may seem like just yesterday that the bell rang on the last day of the school year, in short order the kids will be back in school for the next academic year. Summer is a time for students and teachers to relax, but not for IT administrators and staff. This period when kids […]