Focus Technology Launches IT SecurManage to Meet Critical Market Need for Network Security

Posted by Bill Smeltzer on Tue, Jul 28, 2020

By Bill Smeltzer, CSO

JULY 28, 2020 Focus Technology, a leading provider of next-generation IT infrastructure, managed IT services, cyber security and cloud solutions, recently announced the launch of its custom solution, IT SecurManage. The solution was developed in response to a market need for a complete network infrastructure management solution, managed in the cloud as a service, that could offer comprehensive security and compliance auditability.

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Topics: Network Security, IT Security

3 Steps You Can Take to Secure Your Network Infrastructure Post-COVID

Posted by Bill Smeltzer on Mon, Jul 27, 2020

By Bill Smeltzer, CSO

JULY 27, 2020 —As we discussed last month, security continues to emerge as a core challenge for organizations, particularly in recent months. In the blink of an eye, the world became more digitally connected than ever, which drastically increased the risk of cyberattacks. The vast constellation of remote offices, all tapping into their corporate networks from home computers and networks, has left organizations with a new attack surface to contend with.

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Topics: Network Security, IT Security

Have you heard the term, “Social Engineering Hacking”?

Posted by Bill Smeltzer on Thu, Jul 23, 2020

By Bill Smeltzer, CSO

JULY 23, 2020 — With social engineering hacking, the hackers use information about a person found on social networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, Instagram, TikTok). What you may think is a harmless post can provide hackers with enough information to get access to your valuable accounts and data.

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Topics: Network Security, IT Security

Focus Technology Sees 27% Rise in 2020 CRN Solutions Provider 500 Ranking Over Last Three Years

Posted by Chris Caprio on Tue, Jun 23, 2020

By Chris Caprio, CFO

JUNE 23, 2020 — Focus Technology, a leading provider of next-generation IT infrastructure, managed IT services, cyber security and cloud solutions, announced today it has once again been named to the CRN Solution Provider 500 list. Coming in at number 277, Focus has moved up 119 spots on the prestigious CRN 500 rankings since 2017, when it retooled its offerings to add more business value for customers.

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VDI is Within Reach

Posted by Mike Godfrey on Mon, Jun 22, 2020

By Mike Godfrey, VP, Engineering

JUNE 19, 2020 — The 'Anything as a Service' model has made the financial barrier to new technology virtually non-existent.  With these service models, any organization can invest in new technology with the option of "turning it off" at any time; no additional charges accrued from that point on.  This is particularly true as it relates to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).

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Topics: Remote workforce