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IT Managed Services That Include 24/7 Monitoring Protect Your Data
IT managed services protect your business from the unexpected. There are many threats to your business’s network during the day, this is equally true at night. Because the risk to your network security doesn’t stop when you turn off the lights, it’s a good idea to enlist the help of RAVENii to monitor your IT security 24/7. When your network has been infiltrated through an attack, every second counts. This makes after-hour times for most businesses an appealing time for hackers to break into your system. The longer they have access to your data, the more of it they can steal and the longer they have to use it. While this might seem obvious to some, many businesses still don’t protect themselves from network threats that might occur while…
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Threats to Your Network Security Don’t Sleep
The need for network security doesn’t go away when the lights turn off. This means that you need a team to keep your environment safe while you sleep. RAVENii, located in Kansas City, can provide security and other cybersecurity services to your organization no matter where you are in the world.  RAVENii’s Monitoring Service Every minute counts in an attack on your network. That’s why RAVENii offers 24X7 network security monitoring. We monitor all of the traffic on your network, incoming, outgoing, and local in the cloud. By monitoring incoming, outgoing, and local cloud traffic, we provide the necessary visibility to enable you to see and immediately take action. Ravenii’s network security services provide you with continuous scans of your…
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DHCP Logging Adds Ease and Utility to IT Managed Services
Few things are more important in managed IT managed services than maintaining your enterprise asset inventory. We’ve discussed this a few timesbefore because there are different aspects and methods to this. Another important topic in this area is Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) logging. When it comes to managing your own enterprise asset inventory, RAVENii can help. DHCP is a network protocol that is used to configure network devices to communicate on an IP network. This will be the main way most networks assign IP addresses, unless you have a specific need for a static, unchanging, IP address. The main benefit of DHCP in managed IT managed services is easier management of IP addresses on your network and time saved not having…
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An Active Discovery Tool Improves Your Network Audit Process
A regular network audit schedule can prevent a lot of problems. An active discovery tool helps you find and identify assets connected to your network. RAVENii can help you with this tool as well as describe the benefits of using it. Active discovery tools are designed to help with the network audit process by detecting assets using a method catered to your needs. A basic example is the ping-and-response method used as an initial way to locate hosts on a network. Following are some of the benefits of using an active discovery tool to streamline your asset management: 1. Easy Asset Tracking An active discovery tool will make your network audit process much simpler. Automated discovery monitors how long an asset has been used by adding usage…
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Enhancing Your Asset Control for Better Network Security
Securing your network can be made easier by controlling unauthorized assets accessing it. As discussed in our previous blog, Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is crucial, but the knowledge gained through it is just the beginning. This is why RAVENii wants to highlight the dangers of unauthorized assets on your network. The Threat Employees can pose a significant risk to your network security, even when using authorized assets. Connecting personal devices to the network, especially when working remotely, can quickly become a security threat. Proper management of authorized assets and immediate on discovering unknown assets are the best way to address this risk.  According to Bleepingcomputer, over 200 large organizations in the US public…
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The Importance of Enterprise Asset Inventory in IT Managed Services
Proper IT managed services begin with a comprehensive inventory of all assets and identify potential access to your network. A well-maintained inventory helps track your assets and see any potential security risks. RAVENii can help you establish and maintain a detailed enterprise asset inventory to strengthen the foundation of your business. What is Enterprise Asset Management? IBM describes Enterprise asset management (EAM) as “a combination of software, systems and services used to maintain and control operational assets and equipment.” Your asset inventory should detail network addresses, machine names, and any other relevant details This list should cover all hardware assets, whether connected to your infrastructure physically…
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Cybersecurity Asset Management is a Vital Field
Cybersecurity asset management is a critical aspect of running a business in the modern world. Maintaining a real-time inventory of IT assets and associated security risks gives your security team access to the tools they need to create proactive, end-to-end, security strategy. RAVENii can help meet your organizational needs and help protect your data and reputation. What is Asset Management? Cybersecurity asset management is the process of identifying the IT assets your organization owns and the potential risks or gaps that could affect those assets. These assets come in many forms, from devices like PCs and servers, or software like a cloud-based databases or company-owned domains. Every device, resource, or service that exists in your…
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Navigating Emerging Cybersecurity Trends with IT Managed Services
IT-managed services are becoming a near-necessity for any organization that wants to protect itself from new and evolving threats. Analysis of cybersecurity trends that are predicted for the coming year indicates a need to adapt how threats are handled. If you’re looking to stay informed about these trends and/or for help in protecting your company, *RAVENii *is here to help. Zero-Trust According to *Forbes*the trend of remote working is expected to continue, and as a result, virtual private networks (VPNs) may not be able to meet the scalability demands. A zero trust approach is predicted to become the norm as it is both scalable and highly secure. This strategy is based on the principle of “never trust, always verify,” where users are…
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Proactive Network Security Defense: The Importance of Frequent Vulnerability Scans
A key area of network security is knowing the weaknesses in your system. While the vulnerabilities of the Windows operating system are fairly common knowledge, there are many other ways in which your environment is vulnerable to threats. The vulnerability scans offered by RAVENii are designed to help you expose and identify these weak points.   Windows   With over 70% of desktop, tablet, and console users, Windows is the most widely used computer operating system. Naturally, this means it is a common target for hackers. While patches for vulnerable software typically come out quickly when network security concerns arise, it is important to remain vigilant.  The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provides alerts on their…
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Better Enhance your Cybersecurity with Managed Endpoint Protection (MEP) Services
Cybersecurity continues to be an essential area of concern for individuals and businesses alike. A new threat making the news every few weeks is a common part of the world we live in today. It’s more important than ever before to utilize companies like RAVENii to handle cybersecurity concerns such as managed endpoint protection. Google Ads Abuse The most dangerous new threat to cybersecurity is hackers disguising their malware as legit software through google ads. Typosquatting campaigns have been a security concern for quite a while already. The google ads abuse connection is a fairly new discovery though. The abuse of Google ad connections is a relatively new discovery.   From BleepingComputer, “The Google Ads platform helps advertisers…

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