firewall router management

Managing Firewall and Router Security

Managing Firewall and Router Security Managing firewall and router security is not an easy task. To use a cliché, it’s complicated. Look at the threat landscape today. Look at all the organizations that have experienced a data breach (Target, Home Depot, Arby’s, etc.). They all have a common denominator — they were all compliant. They had…

passing SOC 2 audit

Passing Your SOC 2 Audit

Passing Your SOC 2 Audit   How should you prepare for passing your SOC 2 audit? The pressure is on as more and more service providers and service organizations are being asked by clients for a SOC 2 audit report. Are you prepared to demonstrate your commitment to security and privacy to your clients and…

disaster recovery plans

Disaster Recovery Plans

Disaster Recovery Plans Disaster recovery plans are critical. If disaster were to strike, would you be prepared? To ensure that operations remain up and running during hurricane season, businesses must have a Disaster Recovery Plan that has been developed, tested, and is in place and known to all relevant parties. Hurricanes like Matthew and Sandy…

Ransomeware Defense

WannaCrypt Ransomware Defense

WannaCrypt Ransomware Defense Looking for WannaCrypt ransomware defense? On Friday, May 12th, a large ransomware attack was launched, known as WannaCrypt (a.k.a. WannaCry). It infected more than 230,000 computers across 150 countries. This unprecedented cyberattack left organizations struggling in the aftermath as they try to recover. WannaCrypt demands payment of ransom in bitcoin and has…

Award-winning website

Award-Winning Website Development

Award-Winning Website Development We’re over the moon this week. Award-winning website development is always what we aim for, and our latest project has done just that. The Virginia School Quality Profiles state school report card site has just won its first major regional award, the Richmond Technology Council’s “Innovation in Utilization Award,” public project category. AISN…

moving to the cloud

Tips for Moving to the Cloud

Tips for Moving to the Cloud   When companies move to the cloud, there are undoubtedly numerous challenges that must be overcome. For example: integration of cloud services into the enterprise architecture corporate data security, compliance and governance movement of legacy apps monitoring and managing employee-led cloud usage establishing cloud services operational processes a decision…