• SQL Server 2016 -- A Sneak Peek at Microsoft's Latest Database Masterwork

    SQL Server 2016 -- A Sneak Peek at Microsoft’s Latest Database Masterwork

    After two years of silence since the last upgrade in 2014, Microsoft announced in early May the arrival of SQL Server 2016. A relational database management system (RDMS) for the enterprise environment, SQL Server is a key tool in facilitating Reporting Services, Analysis Services, and other essential

    July 19, 2016
  • Secure Web Server – How Safe Is Yours? Our 8-Step Checklist Spells Out the ABC’s

    Secure Web Server – How Safe Is Yours? Our 8-Step Checklist Spells Out the ABC’s of Web Security

    If your company has a website, you rely on a web server. And if you’re like any company trying to succeed in cyberspace, you’ll want a secure web server. A web server is an information technology that processes external and internal requests via HTTP. As the transmitter for encrypted

    June 24, 2016
  • Website Vulnerability Scanner – What to Look for in This Essential, Yet Overlooked Security Tool

    From small businesses to sprawling enterprises, any company that relies on a network system (any modern company) will benefit from a website vulnerability scanner. However, the more complex your network infrastructure, the more the need for a scanner accelerates from “beneficial” to “

    June 6, 2016
  • Firewalls and Internet Evolution - Why the Earliest Form of Network Protection I

    In 1992, the first commercial firewalls were launched, promising protection against interception and other potential online risks that flanked a network’s parameter. These early firewalls provided an essential first line of defense against network-based threats, possessing the ability to separate an organization’s networks and data traffic from the public Internet.

    November 18, 2015
  • Network Monitoring Software Top Picks for 2015

    Websites have in a short time become the lifeblood of digital enterprise, and good network monitoring software is critical to keep their data safe. Eye-catching, information-spreading, and profit-producing, websites allow ease of sales, payments, order generation, and delivery scheduling. A well-run business website makes doing business lightning fast and CPA accurate. Keeping online transactions safe and

    October 28, 2015
  • Cryptography and Network Security - A Skeleton Key to Data Defense

    Understanding cryptography and network security is essential if you wish to keep your private business data private. Cryptography is the practice and study of systems and protocols to keep information secure. Your information is yours. Cryptography, applications of which include automated teller transactions, computer passwords, online commerce, and others, is designed to keep it that way.

    October 19, 2015