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Cybersecurity – General

Has CAPTCHA Outlived its Usefulness?

Posted: June 11, 2020

Historically, CAPTCHA (“Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”) challenges have been used to distinguish human web-browsing activities from automated “robot” activity.  To combat increasingly sophisticated bots, CAPTCHA developers have had to ...

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How to MFA the Right Way – Part 3

Posted: May 18, 2020

Security vendors and professionals have been proclaiming that the perimeter is dead for years. The concept of an “inside” and “outside” of the network, where the primary goal was to implement a perimeter defense to keep them separate was eroded away by mobile devices, cloud computing, ...

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How to MFA the Right Way – Part 2

Posted: April 29, 2020

In the Meantime As we discussed in our previous article, The Right Way to MFA – Part 1, U2F is the “most right” answer from a strictly-security perspective…but it may not be the best business choice at this time for some organizations.  At this time, very few organizations have moved to ...

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Set Solutions Podcast Episode 2

Posted: April 22, 2020

Click Here to download this weeks episode. Episode 2 of the Set Solutions Podcast “Ready, Set, Secure” is out now! Tune in this week as we talk to Justin Hutchens, Set Solutions Consulting Services Practice Lead, about MFA, penetration testing, and much more! Show Notes are listed ...

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How to MFA the Right Way – Part 1

Posted: April 21, 2020

Background In recent years, we have seen a dramatic shift in both the private and public sectors towards Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for enterprise remote access services.  As more and more organizations have continued to adopt MFA, cyber criminals have continued to identify increasingly ...

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Set Solutions Podcast

Posted: April 8, 2020

Click here to view  - coming soon to all podcast platforms! Set Solutions CTO, Michael Farnum, sits down with Nick DiPasquale (Senior Solutions Architect) and Jonathan Townsend (VP of Engineering) to cover some of the latest security threats and introduce Set's brand new video ...

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The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good in Cybersecurity During COVID-19

Posted: March 24, 2020

Challenges in security preceded the disruptions we’re all experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, as many of us are trying to navigate through the issues to start building a “new normal”, bad actors are not taking a break. They look at this as a prime time to exploit the ...

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Coronavirus: Network and Cybersecurity Considerations for Working Remotely

Posted: March 17, 2020

The world is struggling to respond to and contain the coronavirus—or COVID-19—pandemic. Nations and many of the states in the U.S. have put restrictions in place to preemptively quarantine individuals and proactively enforce social distancing in an effort to slow the spread of the infection. As ...

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Organic is Great for Food, but not for IT Security

Posted: May 20, 2019

Almost none of us have ever truly built an IT Security architecture from scratch.  We usually just inherit what the company has in place when we walk in the door. When we try to find out about the reasoning behind why things were designed and built, we often hear the same old refrain: "Oh, it's ...

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