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Top Security Mistakes: Number 6

Posted by Lisa on Jul 20, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Mistake 6: Ignoring (or not enforcing) Patch Updates

Every piece of software, device, server, router, switch, has a version of code on it of some kind. Since everything changes over time, you need to make sure your users are getting the most updated patches of all of them.

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Top Security Mistakes: Number 7

Posted by Lisa on Jul 14, 2015 1:30:00 PM

Mistake 7: Lack of communication

In small organizations, one or two people may run the entire IT operation. In those cases, communication is rarely a problem. However, in large organizations, responsibilities can be spread throughout the company. There may be multiple people with the same job description who work in different departments or offices. And that’s when trouble can occur.

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Top Security Mistakes: Number 8

Posted by Lisa on Jul 7, 2015 3:24:00 PM

Mistake 8: Not keeping up with the Joneses

You can’t protect what you don’t know about, so it’s critical for security personnel to stay abreast of the latest security trends.

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Top Security Mistakes: Number 9

Posted by Lisa on Jun 29, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Mistake 9: Leaving an open door

We all know it’s a bad idea to leave a door to our home open. But are we that careful at the workplace?

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Top 10 Security Mistakes

Posted by Lisa on Jun 22, 2015 3:00:26 PM

Next month, CAS Severn will host an educational webinar on the Top 10 Security Mistakes (and How to Fix Them). Our IT Security lead Dennis Webb will host this 45-minute session and discuss common errors he sees, and provide guidance on how to correct these problems and improve your overall security posture.

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New video: storage success

Posted by Lisa on Jun 16, 2015 2:26:44 PM

We are proud to share a video made by our partners at IBM about a recent success with our customer, Loyola University Maryland. 

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Save on Storage with Storwize: Webinar Wednesday Replay

Posted by Lisa on May 4, 2015 9:07:59 AM

At last week's Webinar Wednesday, John F. Miller, North American Storwize Sales Manager for IBM, discussed how IBM Storwize is saving customers money on their storage. Using products in the Storwize family, customers see an average of 55% compression -- meaning they're spending about half as much on their storage.

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CAS Severn in action : MEEC conference last week

Posted by Lisa on Apr 30, 2015 8:09:30 AM

 

Last week, CAS Severn was a Silver Sponsor of the annual conference and vendor showcase for the Maryland Enterprise Education Consortium (MEEC). We enjoyed participating and meeting with clients and prospects in K-12 and higher education.

 

At the conference, Chris Lumpkin, Senior Solutions Architect for CAS Severn, presented a topic "Protecting Your Data in a Changing IT Environment," where we featured IBM Qradar and how its SIEM solutions can dramatically eliminate security threats while showing a return on investment.

 

We were recently awarded the IT Security Assessment & Advisory Services from MEEEC. The contract includes security-related technology, vulnerability assessments, cloud computing security, and many other items. We are happy to be able to work with our education customers on their security needs using this new contract.

 

We are proud to be a member and partner of MEEC and look forward to attending the event again next year.

 

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Security compliance using IBM Endpoint Manager: Webinar Wednesday replay

Posted by Lisa on Apr 24, 2015 10:04:43 AM

One of the biggest, and most overlooked, areas of security is management of endpoints, including laptops, desktops and mobile devices. Chris Lumpkin, Senior Solutions Architect at CAS Severn, outlined some of the benefits of the Security and Compliance features of IBM Endpoint Manager during Webinar Wednesday this week.

 

IBM Endpoint Manager is a natural fit for compliance and regulatory reasons because of its continuous self assessment and enforcement. It requires only a single server and console for up to 250,000 endpoints. And, it runs in the background, not effecting end users, network performance, or infrastructure.

 

Chris went into further details about the tool and its benefits during our 45-minute webinar.

 

To hear the replay, click here.

 

To see a full list of upcoming webinars and download past webinars, click here.

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This week: MEEC

Posted by Lisa on Apr 21, 2015 3:14:26 PM

CAS Severn will be a Silver Sponsor and present a session at this week's Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC) conference.

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