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Five Tips to Prepare for a Cybersecurity Audit

Learn Impulse’s five tips to making cybersecurity audits as simple as possible. Plain Text Version 5 TIPS TO PREPARE FOR A CYBERSECURITY AUDIT Are you implementing and enforcing everything in your cybersecurity plan? To ensure your audit goes smoothly, here … Read More

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How to Decide Which IoT Devices to Allow

Today’s smart devices allow us to do everything from change the temperature of our oven to find our car keys. But the potential security threat these devices pose is a serious matter. A Gartner survey found that almost 20 percent … Read More

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How to Stop your K12 Students from Accessing Inappropriate Websites

Most schools receiving federal funding are required to block inappropriate websites. This is usually accomplished with content-control software, but some students use proxies to get around these restrictions. Fortunately, there are ways school administrators can limit access to inappropriate websites … Read More

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How to Test Your Software’s Accessibility

Accessibility is not only a concern for physical spaces but virtual ones as well. Whether your organization has a software-based product or just a website, it’s important to consider software’s accessibility. 1.      Consider Legal Requirements Not only can inaccessible software … Read More

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Purdue Blocks Streaming Sites to Maximize Bandwidth

Purdue University has a radical solution to its bandwidth problem: blocking streaming services from lecture halls. Blocked sites include Netflix, Apple Updates, iTunes, Hulu and Steam. What is blocked? The university blocked the aforementioned streaming sites from four of its … Read More

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Recent Chinese Hardware Hack Emphasizes Network Segmentation’s Importance

With most of the world’s hardware manufactured in China, it was perhaps a matter of time before Chinese hackers exploited hardware to spy on government organizations. According to Bloomberg, this week marked the announcement of a hardware vulnerability implanted by … Read More

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SafeConnect Supports macOS 10.14 Mojave on Day of Release

Tampa, Florida – September 28, 2018—Impulse Point, a leading provider of Contextual Intelligence™ and network access control solutions, announces that SafeConnect fully supports macOS 10.14 Mojave. SafeConnect users who upgraded since the operating system’s release on September 24 or have … Read More

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How to Protect Digital Assets from Natural Disasters

  With the effects of Hurricane Florence, the need to prepare for natural disasters is clear. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that natural disasters caused $87,377.50 million worth of US property damage in 2017 alone. Yet, not … Read More

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How to Choose the Best BYOD Policy

Computing devices are everywhere. According to the Pew Research Center, 77 percent of Americans own a smartphone and that is not even taking into account PCs, tablets, and wearables. With how common these devices are, their presence in the workplace … Read More

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