What We’re Thinking

We’re passionate about technology, and we want to share that with you! Read our thoughts on technology, the latest security threats and business trends along with our ideas for ways you can incorporate new and future technologies into your life and business.

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Remote Security

Remote Security: Working Safely from Home During COVID-19

 |   |  Security

Even in times like these, the need for proper security never stops. If anything, we are seeing dramatic increases in security threats as bad actors try to capitalize on the chaos and people’s quest for any information on COVID-19. That, along with the nature of our work being different now put us in a spot where organizations need to re-evaluate their security.  

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transition to the new normal

Transitioning to “The New Normal” 

 |   |  Business & Strategy

I shared my thoughts on the developing COVID-19 situation and ADNET’s preparedness. It’s amazing how much has happened just over the course of the last week, necessitating a follow-up to my first post. As we all attempt to transition to “the new normal,” I’ll share how ADNET is adapting to continue to provide service to our clients and what we’re learning in hopes that this information helps others. 

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Working from Home

Adapting to Working Remotely

 |   |  Business & Strategy

Not everyone is used to working remotely. It often takes a different set of skills and those may not come naturally to everyone. Here are my tips on working from home while keeping your sanity, getting work done, and still feeling like you’re part of the team. 

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Working Remotely

A Leader’s Thoughts on COVID-19

 |   |  Business & Strategy

ADNET’s preparedness for COVID-19 extends beyond just enabling remote workers. We’re sharing a quick checklist to help prepare your business for situations like this, including how you can ensure your team has access to the tools and technology they need to keep working.

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Internet Explorer

Critical Security Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Browser

 |   |  Security

Microsoft recently identified a new critical security vulnerability in its Internet Explorer (IE) web browser. Microsoft has confirmed that the vulnerability is being targeted and exploited in the wild, so it is critical that IE users are aware of the issue and how to mitigate it. This vulnerability (CVE-2020-0674) can be exploited by an attacker hosting a crafted website, and grants access to the system with the same privileges as the current user.

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CISCO Vulnerability

Cisco Vulnerabilities Identified in Cisco Discovery Protocol

 |   |  Security

Cisco issued guidance on how to identify and remediate the effects of five vulnerabilities in the Cisco Discovery Protocol implementation on some Cisco NX-OS devices. The vulnerabilities could, in certain situations, enable an attacker to trigger a memory overflow and gain control of a vulnerable device or cause it to shut down or reload.

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Patch Tuesday

How Important Was This Patch Tuesday?

 |   |  Security, Technology

“Patch Tuesday” is the day when Microsoft typically announces and releases all of the security updates for their software products. While every Patch Tuesday can be impactful from a workload standpoint, some announcements from Microsoft carry more weight than others. On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020, we saw another example of that.

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Firefox Browser Vulnerability

Critical Security Vulnerability in Firefox Browser

 |   |  Security

A new security vulnerability was discovered in the popular web browser, Firefox. If exploited, the vulnerability would allow an attacker to take control of a user’s operating system – allowing full access to the victim’s computer. 

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Business Intelligence Data

Why You Need Business Intelligence (BI)

 |   |  Business & Strategy, Technology

The rate at which we generate and store data isn’t slowing down any time soon. But is all data good? The short answer is no. With the proliferation of devices generating data, there is a lot of noise that is collected. That is exactly why you need Business Intelligence (BI).

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