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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 just … 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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Understanding Defense in Depth

Increasing your cybersecurity protection and decreasing your risk against attack can be a daunting task to undertake. Where do you even start? Take a look at our guide below for some helpful tips on where to begin your cybersecurity journey!

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Who’s Your Backup?

A recent profile in The New Yorker on the president of the New York City Transit Authority highlighted an all-too-common anecdote; that apparently, there exists one employee who has the ability to fix MetroCard Vending Machines when they break. At … Read More

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Impulse Wins Softshell Bronze Vendor Award

  Impulse is pleased to receive the Bronze Vendor Award from Softshell for its ongoing success in the Germany/Austria/Switzerland cybersecurity market – an award that denotes our commitment to streamlined operations and planned expansion in the region. Each year, Softshell works tirelessly … Read More

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New Security Compliance Functionality from SafeConnect Lowers Breach Risks

While many tools exist, and policies put in place to limit risk from the endpoint, visibility into effectiveness of these tools is limited. With SafeConnect’s new security compliance functionality, an organization has complete knowledge on the status of each endpoint’s … Read More

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