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Hiring & Retaining IT Talent

Hiring & Retaining Talent in Information Technology

Finding talent in IT requires the same strategy and skill professional athletes use on the field. Explore Vancord’s suggestions for finding the best possible talent for your organization.
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AI Unveiled: From Basics to Business and Beyond

Navigating the intricate landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be daunting– but it doesn’t have to be. On this episode of CyberSound, the team provides valuable insights into generative AI, explores its strengths, weaknesses, and how it has garnered widespread attention in the professional services landscape, and discusses practical business applications across various industries.
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MSSP Explained – The Vancord Difference

As technology evolves and digital transformation of systems and processes occurs, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly essential aspect of any business’s operations. With the advancing sophistication and frequency of cyber-attacks, companies must adopt a robust and comprehensive approach to cybersecurity.
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Connecticut Senators on the Cutting Edge: AI & Data Privacy in Focus

Connecticut has been a leader in addressing data privacy issues and Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation through policies that protect residents and foster innovation.
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The CIO’s Dilemma: Proving Value and Driving Strategic Change with CEOs

Often, CIOs and CISOs are faced with the challenge of needing to prove the value of implementing cybersecurity controls to secure an organization. Today, we discuss the tools available for both IT strategy and cybersecurity risk management that enable executives to drive strategic change for their business.

How to Foster a Positive Company Culture

In the world of business, culture is the heartbeat of an organization. It influences how employees interact, innovate, and engage with their work. A positive culture boosts employee satisfaction and overall success, while a negative one can harm the work environment and the company’s performance.
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Presenting: Vantage Managed Detection & Response (MDR)

Endpoint protection is a popular space in the market for businesses right now, whether it be to meet cyber liability insurance requirements or to boost an organization’s comprehensive approach against threats.

Here’s how to respond to a cyber attack

So, what happens if your business is victimized by a cyber attack?Security and legal experts say contact your in-house or outside IT provider immediately, so steps can be taken to mitigate the impact, such as shutting down the system and disconnecting it from the network. 

Employer shield law boosts cybersecurity interest amid high-profile attacks, litigation

Cybercriminals in recent months have launched attacks against several Connecticut employers in an attempt to make money, from the city of New Haven to the owner of three local hospitals.Meanwhile, several lawsuits have been filed in recent months over past attacks, not against the unknown perpetrators, but against the targets that have been breached, from healthcare providers to banks and insurers.
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Recent Cyber Attacks in CT: Protecting Your Business from Financial Fraud

This summer, numerous businesses around Connecticut have fallen victim to cyber-attacks. These sophisticated and often expensive incidents remind organizations that they need good processes and controls in place to stay protected.

Vancord, Fortinet, and Exclusive Networks Present: Axe Throwing and Cybersecurity

In September, Vancord was pleased to host a cybersecurity and networking Axe Throwing event with valued partners, Exclusive Networks and Fortinet at Montana Nights in Orange, CT.
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The Human Element of Security Awareness Training

Technology plays a role in improving security posture, but a well-informed and educated workforce is superior to keeping an organization protected. Security awareness training is crucial to ensuring your team is empowered, productive, and safe – and it doesn’t have to be boring!
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5 Detection Benefits from Cyber Threat Hunting

In the intricate landscape of cybersecurity, there are four terms that often emerge as crucial components of a comprehensive defense strategy: threat hunting, penetration testing, vulnerability assessments and incident response. While they all contribute to fortifying digital environments against cyber threats, they serve distinct purposes and operate in different contexts. In this blog, we aim to shed light on these concepts, dissect their differences, and explore how they play pivotal roles in safeguarding organizations from cyber vulnerabilities.
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Demystifying Threat Hunting vs. Incident Response

Threat Hunting and Incident Response are two tactful measures that help an organization’s cybersecurity journey. But what is the difference between them?
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Fraud in Higher Education

Higher education institutions have become top targets for student fraudulent activity and scamming. As these threat actors continue to advance, it is more important than ever for universities to have the right tool sets in place to detect and filter out fake student applications.
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FELO Speaker Series – Exploring Craft Beer and Empowering Manufacturing

Last month, Vancord was proud to sponsor the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce’s CEO Speaker Series event hosted by the FELO Fairfield Professionals at Athletic Brewing Co. Moderated by our very own Lucas Seelig, the event showcased important conversations regarding the tremendous growth and positive impact on the manufacturing industry in Connecticut.
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MOVEit Vulnerability Exploitation: June, 2023

Progress Software’s file-transfer tool MOVEit recently experienced a massive exploitation. What does this mean for the users of the software and the service providers with clientele under this tool?
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Vancord at CBIA 2023 Energy & Environment Conference

Members of the Vancord team were delighted to attend the 2023 Energy & Environment Conference hosted by the Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA). Attendees gained insights from various energy and environmental professionals on climate change, ISO best practices, ESG, an overview of federal and state offshore wind policies, and much more.
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Vancord Named on The 2023 Channel Future’s MSP 501 List

We are proud to announce that Vancord has been named on the prestigious 2023 Channel Futures MSP 501 list.
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Vancord Security Constitution: The Digital Citizen’s Guide

We, as digital citizens of the United States, have cyber duties to fulfill to ensure the protection of our data and devices.
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Understanding the Managed Detection and Response Landscape, On-Demand Webinar

Modern cyber attacks are continuing to evolve in sophistication, and organizations are trying to balance what an acceptable cost is to alleviate their risks. Implementing a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) technology is an effective way to improve the security of your networks, endpoints, and cloud environments. However, with so many cybersecurity providers in the market, choosing the right one that meets your specific security challenges can be challenging.
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How is AI Transforming Cybersecurity?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) advancements are shaping the digital world at a revolutionary pace. From ChatGPT and image generators to solving ransomware attacks and providing curated learning, AI has demonstrated many positive usages. However, there are motivators to slow this process down, with concerns surrounding the potential threats artificial intelligence may pose.

Webinar: Selecting the Right MDR Provider for Your Security Challenges

Cyber threats are continuing to evolve in sophistication, and organizations are trying to balance what an acceptable cost is to alleviate their risks. The Binary Defense and Vancord teams are joining together for a webinar on how to bolster your security posture with modern solutions to counteract cyber threats from today’s threat actors.
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Mandated Cybersecurity Education in K-12 Schools

Just this year, North Dakota passed House Bill No.1398, becoming the first state in the country to require cybersecurity education in K-12 schools.