Does India Understand Backdoor Threats?!

History had taught unforgiving lessons to India, from Moghuls to East India Company, and such discourses are often quickly digressed with religious and anti-western sentiments. We live in a globally interconnected world, so, developing enduring partnerships with those who share our values and using caution when dealing with those whose only goal is destroying or weaken us are absolutely important. In this article, I want to focus on the risks of not understanding backdoor threats of the big bad internet. I am talking about the digital security backdoor threats of the information technology (IT) network systems that are t...

Afraid of putting your data in a Public Cloud?

A ComputerVault On-Premises Private Cloud keeps data on-site and protects offsite backups. Why? Because putting workloads and data in public clouds create new security threats beyond just how well your cloud provider manages cybersecurity: There are much larger attack surfaces with undefined boundaries Resources are no longer under your direct control DevOps may not be able to keep up with proper permissions ...

Advans Launches ComputerVault Website

Advans recently launched a new website: www.ComputerVault.com ComputerVault is an On-Premises Private Cloud that delivers a complete local infrastructure with Virtual Desktops that costs less than purchasing and supporting physical servers, PC’s and laptops. Available on a subscription basis, a ComputerVault Private Cloud eliminates any upfront capital expenses. There's also no need to buy VPN's, firewalls, routers, UTM's a...

Freud and Ransomware: The Human Factor

All the security training in the world is not going to protect your PC if you are unlucky. Mistakenly click on the wrong link or find yourself in the path of a clever hacker, and you will be infected. It’s no longer a matter of if, but rather when. You can't run away from your Id forever. So what can you do? The conventional wisdom as told to your Super Ego relies upon the following: End User Training Defense in Depth, i.e., firewall, antivirus, etc. Backups But the hackers are always one step ahead of the security measures and the security software. People make mistakes and old fashioned bac...

Do Not Get Duped by IT Outsourcing Firms

The goal of staff augmentation procurement is to obtain the best people at the best price. Don’t get burned by these common place staffing and outsourcing vendors shenanigans: Employee Warehousing Bait ‘n Switch Resume Dumping ...