Tag Archives: Security

KRACK Attack – Secure Your Wireless

Wi-Fi Protected Access is a protocol which secures all modern WiFi networks. This month, Belgian researchers Mathy Vanhoef & Frank Piessens of the University of Leuven recently identified serious security flaws in the WiFi standard itself which are cause for concern. This attack, known as… Continue reading

5 Open Source Security Tools You Should Use

Security on your desktop computing devices can be a hairy & unruly beast. It can often require a significant investment on your part to improve your security stance — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Herein we will explore some of the great… Continue reading

Protecting Against Malicious USB

If you found a random USB device what would you do with it? Would you be curious and plug it into your computer to find what juicy secrets it holds? Or would you leave it where you found it? Most often, unsuspecting, ill-informed users take… Continue reading

Ten Windows 10 Fails and How to Fix Them

As of July 30th Microsoft officially released Windows 10 to much fanfare. As I blogged before, upgrading to it is only for those who want to live on the bleeding edge. If you are one of those brave people who took the plunge you may… Continue reading

Sophos Partnership – Best of Breed Security for Network, Endpoint, Servers

You are only as good as the company you keep. The old adage rings true in life, as well as in business. Evolutionary IT has a long history of keeping the company of only the best of breed vendors in the IT space. We are… Continue reading

Novastor Partnership – Best of Breed Server, Storage & Cloud Backup

We are happy to announce a new partnership with market leader Novastor. Novastor offers PC and server backup in standard servers, virtualization, NAS storage backup and cloud backup. We are happy to develop this partnership and bring you another best of breed backup solution. From… Continue reading

Social Network Privacy & Pay For Privacy Myth

Recently a friend of mine posed a question about “free” social media sites and privacy. He assumed that if we only had paid accounts there would be far fewer difficult privacy issues. Fact is, I don’t think this is the case. While it is true… Continue reading

Speaking at CSF – Quick and Simple Guide to Information Security

I’m very excited to be presenting for the 4th time at the annual Cambridge Science Festival. For those that might not be familiar — it is a celebration showcasing fun and the leading edge in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math in New England region. A… Continue reading

Small Business IT Myth – Information Security is For Big Corporations Only

My experience in IT spans nearly 20 years working in everything from the smallest 1 person firm to the largest global multinationals. As a result, I’ve seen how organizations of different sizes deal with the issue of information security. Small businesses more often than not… Continue reading

Embracing Social Media – What’s Your Social Media Policy?

Recently I have been speaking to several colleagues who work at firms that have strict controls on social media usage. These employees work in highly regulated markets with firms that see social media only in terms of its potential legal/regulatory risks. Management’s myopic view of… Continue reading