Posts by Jeff Collins

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Gaining Visibility into Shadow IT: The Case of NASA JPL

What comes to your mind when you hear the term ‘Shadow IT?’ For some people, they first think about Ra’s al Ghul’s League of Shadows –formerly referred to as League of Assassins- in the film Batman. This answer is not far from the truth because Shadow IT is an assassin targeting organizations with huge adverse…

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3 Pillars of Email Authentication: SPF, DKIM, and DMARC

Since the advent of the internet, spam mail has been on the rise. 45% of emails sent are spam emails equating to about 14.5 billion spam emails daily. Many businesses and individuals fall victim to spam emails every day. Spam Email has adverse effects including increasing security breaches, decreasing productivity, and huge financial repercussions. The…

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18 Steps to Improving BYOD Security

BYOD or Bring your own device policies are becoming more and more common, especially for contractors and people who work remotely. Many employees don’t want to have to carry two separate cell phones, do work in their own home on their own desktop, or have one laptop for both work and personal purposes. BYOD also…

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Started in the Cloud

 Especially to small business owners and technology principals, buzzwords can be both confusing and worrisome. As your competition is embracing big data, machine learning, and predictive analytics, are you ready and willing to keep pace? Cloud computing is one of those buzzwords. You’ve probably heard of it, and might even have a vague idea of what…

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