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In Information Technology and perhaps even more so in Information Security, we are overwhelmed with acronyms. This month, I would like to introduce a new one to the common SyCom lexicon – DBIR. DBIR stands for Data Breach Investigation Report. Verizon investigates a huge amount of Information Security incidents each year and compiles their findings …

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A Message from our CEO: COVID-19 hit us hard in mid-March and then it happened. We all did it.  Quickly. We transitioned our workforce to working remotely from home.  Our businesses are 100% intact and functioning.  The stories are endless: the positive impact of no commuting, enjoying casual dress, flexible work hours, time with family, ability to …

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It is all over the internet. The best way to get your idea across is to tell a story. In a Harvard Business Review article entitled “The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool”[i] we learn of the power of storytelling to drive emotional responses in us that WILL affect our behaviors (like …

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RedSpy365 and Intel 471 are proud to announce their proactive joint risk partnership. With both companies bringing a wealth of cybersecurity experience, together, their impact will be able to provide organizations with real-world vulnerability threats curated from the cybercriminal underground to help them better understand their projected risk.    RedSpy365’s toolsets map actional Common Vulnerability …

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Password Management – WHY and HOW to use! So, over the course of the last year I have harped on us focusing on some Information Security basics (or “Hygiene”) in order to better protect ourselves. I am going to attempt this year to expose the ways to be more safe and secure. Passwords are a …

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The Roanoke – Blacksburg Technology Council (RBTC) invited SyCom’s CEO, Tom Cricchi, and VP of Roanoke Sales, Tom Spitnale, to appear as special guests on their new radio program. This new talk show resource, Business at Lunch, airs during the noon hour (12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. EST) on FM 102.5 covering the Roanoke and …

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