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Winners and Losers from WannaCry

May 24, 2017

Prevention remains the goal, but detection and response capabilities are equally important. How did your cybersecurity services provider measure up? Preventing the next big ransomware cyberattack is o

How Your Password Sins Can Put Your Company at Risk

May 4, 2017

Admit it: at some point in your personal life or professional career, you’ve probably re-used a password, didn’t use any special characters, or were completely uncreative when it came to keeping y

The Cloudification of Healthcare: Benefits and Risks

April 14, 2017

Many organizations are moving most of their business-critical applications and workloads to the cloud. The healthcare industry is no exception – hospitals, payers and other organizations also are ma

Ransomware is under control and nothing to be worried about… April Fools!

April 1, 2017

Ransomware is no joke; you’d be fooling yourself to think it’s not a problem that’s only increasing in use and severity. It continues to be a huge issue for companies and has gotten a lot of pla

Frost & Sullivan Names Tim McElwee “Mover & Shaker”

March 21, 2017

Proficio President and Chairman, Tim McElwee, was recently featured in Frost and Sullivan’s “Movers and Shakers” series. McElwee was honored to be featured among leaders who are on the forefront

2017 Security Threats for Healthcare

February 23, 2017

From the Bon Secours Health System data breach impacting nearly 700,000 individuals to the $17,000 in ransom that Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center paid hackers, 2016 wasn’t the best year for

RSA Preview: The Many Challenges of IT Security and How MSSPs Can Help

February 13, 2017

This year’s RSA Conference is expected to draw close to 50,000 security professionals to the Moscone Center in San Francisco. So we’re wondering, what issues are keeping them up at night? On t

MDR or EDR. What’s right for you?

January 17, 2017

Targeted attacks are on the rise and often go undetected by traditional security solutions and methods. Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) companies like CrowdStrike, Carbon Black, CounterTack, and

It’s 2017 – Are You Ready?

January 2, 2017

If 2016 taught us anything, it’s that we can expect to see an uptick in cybercrime and malicious cyber activity across all industries in 2017 – and an increase in incidents every year thereafter f

Black Friday Threats

November 22, 2016

Targeted threats against shoppers and retailers alike are on the rise. As the volume of shopping increases for the 2016 holiday shopping season, shoppers need to arm themselves with knowledge regardin