10 Most Beneficial IT Services For Your Business

February 20, 2020

Information Technology or IT Services is the application of technical and business expertise to enable organizations in the creation, management and optimization of or access to information and business processes. IT Services such as IT Support Services and IT Consulting Services apply to businesses of all sizes. Other IT services such as Cloud Backup Services […]

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Cloud IT

January 21, 2020

What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of information technology (IT) resources over the Internet with “pay-as-you-go” pricing. You can access technology services, such as computing, power, storage, and databases, on an as-needed basis. Storing and accessing your software applications over the Internet or “in the cloud” offers many advantages such as […]

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5-Step IT Budget Planning Process 2020

November 26, 2019

Are you planning your company’s information technology (IT) budget for 2020? Then a strategy for improving and growing your IT infrastructure to adapt to the rapidly changing technological landscape is essential. Because, whatever your IT plan was last year, it is almost guaranteed to be different in the upcoming year. The foundation of your IT […]

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Top 5 Reasons Enterprises Benefit from SIEM Solutions

November 12, 2019

In the world of cybersecurity, there are a lot of unknowns to the average individual and one of these unknown pieces of information is what a SIEM is. Perhaps you understand that SIEM stands for, (Security Information and Event Management), and that they can help companies withstand cyberattacks, but do you know how it functions […]

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Understanding the Different Types of Malware

October 3, 2019

Malicious software — or malware — is talked about when a dangerous software is used to access and infect a computer or information technology (IT) network without being detected. People frequently hear terms such as viruses, adware, spyware, ransomware, computer worms or Trojan horse viruses; all are different types of malware that can severely damage […]

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SIEM as a Service

August 16, 2019

Nuvodia’s SIEM as a Service is designed to provide businesses of any size, all the benefits needed from a security information and event management (SIEM) system without the personnel headaches or capital equipment investments. This cybersecurity offering is a comprehensive SIEM-as-a-Service solution, fully hosted in Nuvodia’s secure and compliant cloud computing platform, to manage and monitor […]

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SOC as a Service

July 31, 2019

Running a Security Operations Center (SOC) is challenging for both enterprises and small businesses. Whether you hire a CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) or someone else to oversee your online security monitoring, you need to be sure to retain your clients’ and customers’ privacy. Finding a reliable and cost-friendly SOC or building your own in-house […]

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Do You Need A VPN?

June 20, 2019

A virtual private network or VPN is a great way to protect yourself while living in an increasingly connected world. A VPN application for personal computers (PCs), laptops and mobile devices acts like your own tunnel onto the Internet, keeping everyone from hackers to advertisers from seeing what you are doing or knowing how you […]

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What’s New with SD-WAN?

April 29, 2019

Software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) or SDWAN is a software-defined approach to managing your wide area network (WAN). It is frequently leveraged to load-balance other types of connections, including those from your Internet Service Provider (ISP). SD-WAN has grown into a very popular service – most service providers now offer it. Why? Because with SD-WAN, […]

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What Is New with Citrix® Cloud Services?

March 25, 2019

Citrix is currently trying to migrate everyone to their cloud services. Why? Citrix Cloud services simplify the delivery and management of Citrix technologies. This helps you extend existing Citrix on-premise deployments into the cloud more efficiently and at less cost. Other benefits include creating and deploying secure digital workspaces in hours, not weeks, while placing […]

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Preventable Action for Cyber Crime

February 27, 2019

With its global crime-fighting efforts, the FBI can monitor potential criminal activity in an effort to take preventive action. One of the many important industries that the agency can protect this way is the financial sector. Recent discoveries have already prompted the FBI to issue a warning to banks and financial institutions. We have reason […]

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Network Virtualization: Benefits For Your Business

February 4, 2019

Network virtualization (NV) is the process of consolidating the physical hardware of a network into a single, virtual network. This is typically done by using software containers on a single, physical, host machine to run multiple, virtual, guest machines. Network virtualization is the new gold standard for networking, adopted by businesses of all sizes around […]

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Does “Bad Online Habits” equal Data Breach?

January 10, 2019

A recent survey by University of Phoenix found that nearly half (43 percent) of U.S. adults have experienced a personal data breach in the past three years.[1] Perhaps unsurprisingly, a greater number of those who had been hacked admitted to having a number of “bad online habits.” The survey found that 88 percent of respondents who […]

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Tech Industry Tariffs – Why to Purchase in 2018

December 14, 2018

Tech Industry Tariffs on Chinese imported parts increased by 10% on September 24, 2018 and are already impacting prices for customers. There may be additional tariffs imposed of up to 25% on January 1st, 2019, resulting in further price increases in Cisco Q3 FY19. A 3 to 6 month payment deferral from Cisco Capital can help […]

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Support for Windows 7 Ended

November 30, 2018

Ended January 14, 2020 All good things must come to an end, even Windows 7.  After January 14, 2020, Microsoft no longer provides security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7. Your workstations are vulnerable to security threats, particularly malicious software. Nuvodia provides Microsoft Windows 7 Extended Security Updates. Microsoft Windows 7 Extended Security […]

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Hackers Aren’t Your Biggest Threat

November 6, 2018

The state of information security for companies in the U.S. is scary.  2014 was a record setting year in terms of data breaches with a staggering 783 breaches reported.  That means on average more than 2 breaches were reported every day in 2014.  When people hear about breaches, they immediately think about hackers.  Yet hacking […]

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Preventing Information Security Breaches

Modern information security breaches follow a very specific pattern and most organizations are simply not designed to stop these attacks.  Unfortunately they are not even able to detect them for months and sometimes years later. In short, hackers today use malware rather than direct attacks to compromise organizations like Equifax, Uber, Anthem, Target, Home Depot, […]

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Traditional Firewalls vs Next-Generation Firewalls – Reasons to Upgrade

March 27, 2017

Why do you need a next-generation firewall, when you already have a traditional firewall in place? The short answer: With new technology comes better security. Limited capabilities and best effort traffic identification Traditional firewalls can only deny or allow traffic based on IP addresses, port numbers and protocols. This method does not positively identify what […]

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