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The Homeless Homebuyer

Cyber Security Awareness Training that is actually engaging and entertaining!

Watch a sample video by clicking this link: The Homeless Homebuyer by NINJIO.

NINJIO is an I.T. Security Awareness training company focused on engaging end users. In short, they produce 3-4-minute-long animated story based episodes featuring real security incidents that educate by engaging employees about the dangers that exist in cyber security.

SD-WAN: Fast and Reliable Internet/
WAN Connectivity are Critical 

For many organizations, slow internet or loss of connectivity can often be a major business impacting situation. 

We all are relying on Internet or WAN connectivity more for mission critical applications such as email, web access, chat, video training, cloud applications and VoiP. 

Professionally customized for your business needs 

NetWatchman SD-WAN will keep your internet and WAN always on and optimized to the highest level of performance to keep your critical applications fast and available.

Ransomware Demands Skyrocket

GREEDY CYBER CRIMINALS AND THEIR RISING COSTS
It doesn’t seem that long ago that ransomware attacks became a premier choice for hackers and scam artists. One attack I vividly remember from the early days of ransomware was around 2012, when we helped a local Pittsburgh client with a locked-up computer that had been frozen with ransomware.

Superhero or Single Point of Failure?

The Dangers of Asking Your Sole IT Support Technician to be Your Superhero
As the old saying goes, “Hope is not a strategy.” But for many organizations, hope is the strategy when it comes to their technical support staffing.

At a large number of organizations, IT staff members are often asked to take on “superhero  support”  measures  to keep  the  applications available 24/7. This could mean they work late nights and into the early morning to maintain the company’s critical functioning systems and drag themselves into work the next day.

What is SD-WAN?

An application of software-defined networking (SDN) that is applied to WAN connections and used to connect enterprise locations across vast geographic distances. It connects branch offices, data centers, and other business sites to a central corporate network, using a software approach.

SD WAN

Organizations have become so dependent on technology that when applications become unavailable, we often see employees pack it in and go home for the day. 
Most all organizations have become extremely technology centric relying on the availability of business critical cloud/SaaS applications, email, voice/video collaboration, web access and more.