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Security Government cyber attacks are happening Cybercriminals, unfortunately, have a lot they can gain from infiltrating government agencies through online attacks. Not only can they impact government infrastructures, but they can steal secure credentials of government employees and citizens. Cyber attacks on US government organizations, according to some reports, are already in progress. In this article,…
Business Coronavirus is about to make working from home the new normal Remote work isn’t a new concept for us here at DNSFilter. We embraced the work-from-home model early on because it allows our employees greater work-life balance. It’s also allowed us to put together an amazing team where location is rarely a restriction in our…
Business Fears of the coronavirus seem to have reached a zenith, and now a lot of major companies are telling their employees to work from home. DNSFilter is primarily a work from home company, though we do have offices in D.C. and Denver. Until further notice, we’ve closed our offices as well and we’re all working…

CIPA Compliance: Cybersecurity Introduction

Serena Raymond
March 10, 2020
Education Since it was put in place in 2000 by the FCC, schools in the U.S. have had to maintain CIPA compliance. With the proliferation of the internet, CIPA became a necessary precaution to keep children safe online while at school. Over the years, the FCC has made updates to CIPA as the internet has changed…

RSA Conference 2020: Biggest Takeaways

Serena Raymond
March 4, 2020
Business Phew! What a week. We’re still recovering from the whirlwind that was RSA Conference 2020. If you were at RSA last week too, you know what we mean! RSA was wild. We had a blast despite very real Coronavirus fears! While we were there, San Francisco announced a state of emergency over the Coronavirus. Despite…

6 Website Security Tips To Protect Your Business

Serena Raymond
February 24, 2020
Security Keeping your website secure is a no-brainer. Of course you want to do what you can to prevent customer data from ending up in the wrong hands. The difficult part is putting the security measures in place. But we’re making it a little easier for you with these website security tips. Website security What do…

DNS Filtering: How Does It Work?

Serena Raymond
February 18, 2020
DNS Whether you’re just learning about DNS for the first time or have had DNS threat protection for years, how much do you really know about DNS filtering? This blog post will cover DNS basics, what DNS filtering is, and why everyone needs it. First things first: What is DNS? You might not know it, but…

Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

Serena Raymond
February 12, 2020
Security Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t new. The term was first coined in 1956. Even before that, different cultures have always had their own ideas about “robots.” But progress in the area of AI stalled for many years, in part thanks to AI skeptics. We can thank IBM for once again sparking real interest in AI: First…
Security Mitigating Cloud Vulnerabilities Cloud security was big in 2019, and it’s no wonder when you look back at data breaches that impacted “cloud-first” companies like Capital One. According to Flexera’s 2019 State of the Cloud Report, 94% of enterprises are already in the cloud. This begs the question: How can companies of all sizes mitigate…

3 Security Tips From an Ex-NSA Hacker

Josh Lamb
December 5, 2019
Security This year, a key theme at the annual ITNATION conference was cybersecurity for Managed Services Providers (MSPs) and IT departments. A growing trend in 2019 is criminal organizations gaining access to important system management tools, and using them to compromise several organizations at once. Criminal organizations are realizing that if they can gain access to…
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