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3 reasons bad internet is bad for business

By: Christina Southern on Apr 20, 2022 9:53:04 AM

The internet is arguably an organization’s most important communication tool. Consider all the ways you rely on it each day. From checking emails and attending video calls to accessing the VPN and uploading/downloading files – the internet is the backbone of business processes.

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Topics: Fiber internet for businesss, C Spire AuthorITy

Ignoring your firewall? 3 reasons you’re not alone.

By: Christina Southern on Apr 13, 2022 11:24:20 AM

Firewalls are an essential first line of defense in an organization’s network security strategy. But if that’s true, why do so many companies ignore them? To better understand, we talked with C Spire Authority engineer Zach Smith, who specializes in all things firewall. 

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire AuthorITy, firewall

Now is the time to lean into your cybersecurity strategy

By: Christina Southern on Mar 24, 2022 7:37:47 AM

The business world is on high alert. President Biden, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security are warning the private sector about potential Russian-sourced cyber attacks. The consistent theme? “Lean into your cybersecurity strategy,” said Conrad Bell, C Spire Chief Information Security Office. “While there might be more threats than usual, malware, phishing attempts, zero-day attacks, etc, are not new. A smart strategy that deploys layers of security is the best approach to today’s threats.”

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire AuthorITy

C Spire earns spot on elite list of highly certified solution providers

By: Christina Southern on Mar 23, 2022 9:00:00 AM

C Spire has again earned a spot on CRN’s 2022 Tech Elite 250 list. This annual list features IT solution providers of all sizes in the U.S. and Canada that have earned cutting-edge technical certifications from leading technology suppliers. This is C Spire Business’s 12th consecutive year to be named to the Tech Elite 250 list.

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Topics: awards, C Spire AuthorITy

What is a next-generation firewall?

By: C Spire and Fortinet on Mar 8, 2022 10:24:41 AM

Next-generation firewalls, also known as second generation firewalls, protect organizations through advanced security features. NGFWs provide functions like deep-packet inspectionintrusion prevention (IPS), advanced malware detection, application control, and overall increased network visibility through inspection of encrypted traffic. They can be found anywhere from an on-premise network edge to its internal boundaries, and can also be employed on a public or private cloud environment.

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire AuthorITy, firewall

4 ways to immediately improve your security posture

By: Christina Southern on Feb 25, 2022 2:56:13 PM

Organizations today are facing an extraordinarily risky cybersecurity landscape. These threats can cripple an organization's productivity and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to recover. “Now more than ever, it’s critical to ensure your business's defenses are at full strength,” said Conrad Bell, Chief Information Security Officer at C Spire.

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Topics: cybersecurity, C Spire AuthorITy

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