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Home Router Security Threat

2018-06-15T09:33:51-05:00May 25th, 2018|

A serious malware item has been identified affecting several major consumer routers. This threat is called VPNFilter. This has no impact on services with US Cloud, but if you use any of the following pieces of equipment, then it is recommended you pursue remediation in order to protect yourself. Targeted [...]

3 Tips for Managing Multiple Clouds

2018-06-15T10:05:59-05:00May 24th, 2018|

When planning or managing cloud computing, a multi-cloud approach is often recommended and the best practice for most enterprises, following the "don't put all your eggs in one basket" advice from the financial planning world. Managing multiple clouds is an additional layer of complexity though, so here three tips for [...]

Law Firm Cyber Security Challenges

2018-06-15T16:35:11-05:00May 21st, 2018|

As the rush to the cloud continues at a breakneck pace, there is also a steady stream of organizations moving the other direction. The cost savings of cloud computing is usually substantial when comparing renting space in someone else's servers versus maintaining your own, however certain industries face compliance guidelines [...]

WordPress Security Issues – Securing Your WordPress Site

2018-06-15T09:33:38-05:00May 19th, 2018|

WordPress security issues are increasing as WordPress developers add new features, improve performance, and enhance existing features to stay up to date with new industry standards. By not using the most recent version of WordPress, companies are risking website security and missing out on new features and improvements. Running older versions [...]

Cloud Security – 9 Tips to Stay Safe

2018-06-15T10:04:49-05:00May 16th, 2018|

Here are a few risk mitigation strategies for the cloud from the cloud security experts at US Cloud. Audit Use an auditing tool so that you know what all you have in the cloud and what all of your users are using in the cloud. You can’t secure data that [...]

2018 Ransomware News – How to Best Protect and Detect

2018-06-15T09:33:29-05:00May 11th, 2018|

1. Ransomware is as big a threat as the media claims it is There is hard evidence that some businesses are unable to recover and continue operations. 2. No organization is too small, or too large, to be a target Any organization perceived to have sufficient means to pay is [...]

DFARS Cyber Security Compliance

2018-06-15T10:09:08-05:00February 12th, 2018|

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171 Protecting Covered Defense Information (CDI) in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations, otherwise known as DFARS, outlines 14 families of security requirements for protecting the confidentiality of CDI you must meet in order to continue providing services and products to large [...]

What is Cloud Computing?

2018-12-14T10:45:44-06:00January 30th, 2018|

Here’s your crash course on cloud computing basics Oftentimes we delve into many of the nuances of cloud computing we believe you should know to make an informed decision. However, without a base understanding of what cloud computing actually is – and why it’s so important – all that nuance [...]