Keeping Your Organization Safe with Password Management and DUO 2FA

Brandon Levengood Brandon Levengood| June 27, 2019

Most cybersecurity experts will advise employees to keep their personal information off their company-issued devices. In fact, most companies’ acceptable use policies require it. Yet, despite the ample warnings and policies, employees continue to use their work devices for decidedly non-work purposes. With the growing popularity of remote working, road-warriors, bring your own device (BYOD), […]

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Microsoft Ditches Mandatory Password Expiration: What to Do Instead

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| June 18, 2019

Earlier this month, Microsoft issued an exciting announcement regarding passwords. Now, “exciting” and “passwords” aren’t two things that normally find themselves together in the same sentence. However, this news is the most significant change in Microsoft’s password policy recommendations in nearly three decades. In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced plans to remove regular mandatory […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Cyber Security Incidents: An Audio Survival Guide

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 9, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 15: Cyber Security Incidents: An Audio Survival Guide Cyber Security incidents have become dangerously common. There’s plenty of research supporting that statement, but perhaps the most meaningful proof can be found by scanning recent industry headlines. On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, we speak to two of our in-house security experts: […]

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5% of Companies Claim No Data Protection Challenges – Is That a Good Thing?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 5, 2019

In Dell EMC’s 2018 Global Data Protection Index, 95% of organizations surveyed admitted facing at least one data protection challenge, but it’s that other 5% that has us worried. Data protection is becoming an existential issue. It’s hard to imagine any business feeling confident enough to call themselves challenge-free. It raises the question, are those […]

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Citrix, Equifax, and How to Data Breach-Proof Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2019

Last week, Citrix became the latest victim of a high-profile data breach while Equifax, a perennial cyber security punching bag, was raked over the coals by Congress. Both stories represent valuable learning opportunities for organizations seeking to avoid a similar fate. Let’s review each story, then we’ll share some insights into how companies can protect […]

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3 Standout New Features in Cisco's Firepower 6.3 Release

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2019

Cisco recently released version 6.3, the latest iteration of software powering its Firepower family of cyber security solutions. Included as part of this update are several features that have long sat atop the wish lists of Cisco security shops. We caught up with members of our Network and Security team to learn more about what’s […]

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3 Unexpected Business Benefits of GDPR Compliance

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 18, 2019

Estimates vary as to how many organizations globally consider themselves compliant with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). One thing is for sure, organizations who have yet to cross that line have plenty of motivation to do so soon. Just last month, Google became the first major tech company dinged under GDPR. The […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Predicting 2019 in Technology: Fact vs. Fiction

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 11, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 13: Predicting 2019 in Technology: Fact vs. Fiction Arraya Insights Radio is back for another year! In this episode, Tom Clerici (Practice Director, Cyber Security) and Doug Guth (Practice Director, Infrastructure Solutions & IoT) go head-to-head over the year ahead in technology, debating which industry trends will define 2019. Host: Thomas York (Senior […]

DNS Hijacking Prompts Historic CISA Emergency Directive

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 28, 2019

An ongoing malicious campaign targeting federal government websites prompted a historic response from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The agency, which operates under the banner of the Department of Homeland Security, issued its first ever emergency directive last week in an attempt to thwart a series of DNS hijacking attacks. Now, granted, at-risk […]

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Keep Your Network Secure with SD-WAN & Segmentation: 3 Steps

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 2, 2019

This is the final post in our ongoing, deep dive series on the subject of segmentation. Each post has been written by a member of Arraya’s technical or tactical teams, focusing on a specific piece of this extremely broad, highly transformational, topic.  Does your network need “more” segmentation? The answer is most likely “yes.” Even if […]

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