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 [...]

3 Critical Business Technology Trends for 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—a time for celebrating, for looking back on where you’ve been, and looking ahead to what’s next. A big part of evaluating what's next for your business or organization is staying abreast of new trends and adopting those that make sense for you, especially where business technology is [...]

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 [...]

5 Ways to Get Wise on Business Email Compromise (BEC)

NPR’s All Things Considered recently ran a story about the persistence of email cybercrimes and the techniques used by cybercriminals to steal money from their victims. This year alone, the U.S. Department of Justice, in collaboration with other government departments, seized nearly $3.7 million stolen through BEC schemes. Scammers still use the oldest trick in [...]

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 [...]

Secure Your IoT Data With a Zero-Trust Strategy

If you’ve felt like new reports of data hacks and security breaches are becoming more common, it’s not your imagination. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) as one of the fastest-growing device categories today means that securing your IoT data is more important—and difficult—than ever. By some estimates, as many as 300 billion [...]

Sirius Wins Two Partner of the Year Awards at 2019 Cisco Partner Summit

November 11, 2019; Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. (Sirius) received two highly-regarded awards presented last week during Cisco’s Partner Summit 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each year, Cisco considers more than 1,000 companies from more than 75 countries for its Partner Summit Awards, which honor its top-performing partners within specific technology markets. This year, in recognition of [...]

2019 Sirius Security Executive Briefing: Denver Edition

  The shifting landscape of cybersecurity threats, tools and best practices challenges even the most experienced and supported IT teams. How can a CISO adapt to and navigate these issues? To help clients explore the new realities of cybersecurity, Sirius hosts twice-yearly Security Executive Briefings. Each Briefing has a different venue, agenda and speakers, but [...]