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How Zero-trust Micro-segmentation Strengthens Cybersecurity Defense

Cybersecurity is a battlefield—one that is changing fast, with mobile workforces, remote devices, and access and data everywhere. The IT landscape doesn’t look like it did even five years ago. The perimeter is less defined and larger than ever. There are more attack vectors, more vulnerabilities and more exploits than ever before. Organizations of all [...]

Sirius Named to CRN’s 2020 MSP 500 List in the Security Category

CRN, a leading IT news organization and a brand of The Channel Company, recently ranked Sirius among its 2020 Managed Services Provider (MSP) 500 List in the Security 100 category. This list identifies North American solution providers that deliver operational efficiencies, IT system improvements, and a higher rate of return on investments for their clients, according [...]

Application Security Tools for Empowering IT Teams

There’s nothing like the start of a new year to bring out the predictions of online oracles. Everyone from Gartner to ZDNet, and nearly every technology vendor in between, has been busy forecasting the top trends for cybersecurity in 2020. One of the longest lists available comes from Forbes. If you want a seemingly comprehensive [...]

Steering Clear of Security Breaches: Maintaining Cloud Integrity in 2020

With more large-scale cloud database breaches in the news seemingly weekly, as well as many different solution providers and offerings to research and choose from, it’s understandable why some companies might still be reluctant to make their maiden cloud voyage. While the looming threat of hackers and security breaches should not be taken lightly, the [...]

3 Essential Cybersecurity Strategies for 2020

One of the biggest challenges for IT security teams is trying to keep pace with the staggering number of new threats and attack surfaces. There are also an increasing number of tools and strategies recommended to handle this challenge. Cut through the complexity with these three crucial strategies for improved cybersecurity. Implement identity and access [...]

Pass on Passwords: Multi-factor Authentication Is Better Security

Truth is, nobody likes passwords. From a user standpoint, they’re hard to remember. From a security standpoint, they’re ineffective. According to Frank Abagnale, the ex-con who inspired the movie Catch Me If You Can and who now works for the FBI, “passwords are for treehouses.” Abagnale’s story is fascinating and his experience in cybersecurity spans [...]

Case Study: Transforming Security for a Widely Dispersed Organization

A construction and real estate corporation with over 1,200 employees and 25 business entities in 35 locations needed to ensure the integrity and availability of their data and systems. With help from Sirius, the client developed a foundation for— and implemented ongoing processes to ensure — a strong security program. The results were outstanding: Reduced [...]

Legacy to Next-gen: Evaluating Your Endpoint Security

Protecting endpoints against evolving threats is challenging. Malware is getting more and more evasive. Endpoints are gaining in volume, disparity, and distance from your data center. Your legacy anti-virus (AV) is no longer up to the task.   Leaving legacy behind Signature-based methodologies are outdated. Developed and iterated since the 1980s, this is the best-understood [...]