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Webinar: Lessen the Impact of a Network Attack

By: C Spire Staff on Sep 17, 2018 8:41:54 AM

There are multiple paths organizations can take to develop a culture of network security – some more difficult than others. Which will you choose?

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Topics: C Spire News, Security, webinar

Bandwidth Triples for Research Network of 9 Universities, NASA Space Center and More

By: C Spire Staff on Sep 12, 2018 4:50:07 PM

C Spire recently completed a major technology upgrade of Mississippi Optical Network (MissiON) – the state’s science and technology research and development consortium of nine state universities, NASA's Stennis Space Center, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers ERDC, and more. The upgrade tripled capacity, cut overall costs, and expanded the size of the network.

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Topics: C Spire News

Webinar: Password Cracking 101

By: C Spire Staff on Sep 7, 2018 8:34:48 AM

Criminal hackers aren’t nearly as focused on your business' administrative accounts as they are individual employee accounts. Why? Because admin accounts rarely have direct access to highly valuable information like social security numbers, protected health information, etc.

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Topics: hacking, C Spire News, cybersecurity

8 Tips to Stop Password Hackers

By: Christina Southern on Sep 4, 2018 9:26:44 AM

Passwords do not receive the respect they deserve as a first line of defense against threats. Roughly 60 percent of confirmed data breaches involve weak, stolen, or default passwords. Most businesses provide little to no training for employees around selecting secure passwords, so it's no surprise that "123456", "password", "qwerty", and "Star Wars" are commonly used.

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Topics: hacking, cybersecurity

Password Cracking – Here’s How the Pros Do It

By: Nick VanGilder on Aug 31, 2018 9:26:00 AM

Most companies freely acknowledge that a data breach event would cause significant impact to their business. If a company processes, stores and accesses sensitive customer information (i.e. medical records, credit cards, social security numbers, etc.), it would also acknowledge that it already knows what types of data the criminals mostly like want to steal … or hold hostage.

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Topics: passwords, cybersecurity

Cost of a Data Breach Reaches Record High

By: C Spire Staff on Aug 29, 2018 11:00:29 AM

A recent global study by the Ponemon Institute finds that the financial damage caused by a data breach has risen by 6.4 percent in the last year and now costs companies an average of $3.86 million each.

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Topics: Industry News, cybersecurity


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