We’re often warned to use caution in our cybersecurity practices and procedures, which is a great idea regardless of where the possible threats could be coming from.
Dark fiber: It's fiber that's been installed but is no longer in use. It may never have been in use; sometimes companies install more fiber than they need. Regardless, it's there, and it's waiting. You can lease or purchase dark fiber for your own company's use. What are some major advantages of using dark fiber for your connectivity?
Whether you're utilizing a smart TV to simply watch your favorite show or for dealing with sensitive information in the work environment, there are multiple ways your most private dealings can be compromised simply through the device itself. It’s nearly impossible to find a "dumb" television anymore, so the options are mostly limited to smart TVs that offer a lot of perks that can result in your most sensitive information being exposed to prying eyes and ears.
Connecting customers with the ability to navigate the ongoing march of change in technology — particularly in interrelated networking — is a fundamental goal of PS LIGHTWAVE. It’s not about just selling access, business accounts or add-ons. PS LIGHTWAVE’s fundamental direction and platform is hinged on maintaining and growing a long-lasting relationship with a client as technology moves forward.
As 2019 comes to a close, it's time to reflect upon some of the largest cybersecurity scandals. Cybersecurity scandals are becoming bigger and wider spread — and that's only the scandals that are actually reported. Businesses and consumers should both be aware of these cybersecurity scandals and be mindful of their own security.
The majority of the internet service you find today will be not symmetrical in nature. In other words, you'll get a higher download speed compared to upload speed. The difference between upload and download speeds is often neglected as unimportant. Download speeds affect how quickly you can surf the internet, stream movies and listen to music, while upload speeds affect how quickly information is sent out, such as when you send an email or upload data to the cloud. It's actually important for the speeds to be close to the same. Here's a look at why symmetrical upload and download speeds are important from an internet service provider.
We talk a lot about our GRIT values (Growth, Respect, Integrity, and Trust) on our website; but we don’t just talk about them, we live them. All of our employees embody GRIT and do a great job in integrating them into every work process.
The holidays are a busy and exciting time for everyone. However, the season also presents heightened cybersecurity concerns, leaving you more vulnerable to attack. Below are some tips to help you stay safe from cyberattacks during the holiday season.
In July of 2018, the Federal Communications Commission issued Order DA 18-710, which contained new standards for latency and network speed measurements. For Internet Service Providers who benefited from the Connect America Fund initiative, complying with these standards is mandatory. However, even ISPs that aren’t required to comply with these standards by law should take them into consideration in order to provide the best service to customers.
As 2019 nears its close, executives at many firms are beginning to ask: what's next? Information technology trends change quickly, and there's little way to know what the next year will bring. Staying on top of all the latest developments in cyber security can help you fortify your business and protect your investment. Here's what you need to know.