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Arraya Insights Radio: Cloud & Security: Are They Opposites or a Perfect Match?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 27, 2018

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 12:  Cloud & Security: Are They Opposites or a Perfect Match? On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, our team looks to answer one of the most pressing questions facing organizations today: Is the cloud safe? In order to help us break down this complex issue, we welcome two special guests […]

GDPR May Very Well Impact You – Are You Ready?

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| May 16, 2018

GDPR takes effect on May 25, 2018.  Fines for non-compliance can go as high as 4% of annual global turnover or $20M, whichever is higher.  The two-year transition period started on April 14,  2016, but like most regulations, it’s been easy to push off until later … well later is now.  With just under two […]

The Latest on Meltdown, Spectre & What They Mean for You

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 26, 2018

A few weeks ago, the world was first introduced to Meltdown and Spectre and these hardware security vulnerabilities have been a constant source of IT headaches ever since. If you haven’t read it yet, Tom Clerici, Arraya’s Cyber Security Practice Director, has put together a plain English explanation of how Meltdown and Spectre operate and, […]

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Don’t Get Caught in a Data Hostage Situation

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 16, 2017

By now we’ve all heard about ransomware and the massive financial implications it can have on business. While ransomware is an example of something coming in and infecting you, the converse can be a risk. With the ease of cloud accessed Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, your data can be outside of IT’s control extremely easily. Two […]

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Compliance vs. Security – They Are Not the Same

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2017

Securing data typically isn’t the primary strategic objective for most companies. Security can be expensive, time-consuming, and – to some people – even boring. Instead, the driving force behind many security investments is compliance. In some cases, it’s a law or an industry regulation compelling a business to act. Other times, it’s a potential partner […]

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5 Ways You Are Using Endpoint Protection Software Incorrectly

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 17, 2017

I’d like to start this blog entry with a disclaimer – I am certainly not advocating that you are going to stop all malware threats by installing antivirus software. I’m not even suggesting that traditional signature based antivirus software will block 50% of the malware out there. What I’m saying is that, when used correctly, […]

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3 Tech Skills You Can Sharpen Right Now with Cisco’s dCloud

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| January 13, 2017

If you’re the kind of person who learns best when given the opportunity to get your hands dirty, Cisco’s dCloud should be right up your alley. This free, cloud-based lab infrastructure is open to anyone, partner, customer, or interested observer, provided he or she has a CCO ID. As long as you have that login […]

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The Cure for 4 Frequent Endpoint Security Headaches

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| November 16, 2016

Two members of Arraya’s leadership team recently made the journey from our corporate HQ to San Francisco, CA for Cisco’s Partner Summit 2016. This yearly, invite-only event brings together Cisco partners from around the world to network, discuss strategies, and get a look at the new technologies waiting on the horizon. Upon their return, our […]

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Identity is the New Security Perimeter

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 26, 2016

Today we live in a post-information age. One where people and businesses are driven to a new way of communicating, working, and well… living. A large amount of the credit for this change can be attributed to the internet and apps, both web and mobile. Convenience was a big driver for the success of these […]

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3 Overlooked Microsoft Tools That Can Better Secure Emails

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| October 17, 2016

Experts estimate that 2.4 million emails were sent every second last year. Take that figure and stretch it across an eight-hour workday and that comes to roughly 69 billion emails between the hours of 9-5 each day. That is a lot of email. Each one of those 69 billion messages isn’t just an opportunity for […]