Since the beginning of lockdown, the sale of video games and their systems skyrocketed. Now that we’re slowly moving back to office life, employees may be bringing their BYOD game systems such as PlayStation Vitas, Nintendo Switches, and Nintendo 3DSs to work with them. Here’s how we can help you find those pesky systems.Read more
We all know that computers and laptops can get viruses, malware, and ransomware, but what about smartphones? This blog will cover how to detect infected BYOD devices on your network.Read more
Do you ever feel as though no matter how much bandwidth you buy, it still isn’t enough? Phone and BYOD updates can use a large amount of bandwidth; here is how to figure out just how much.Read more
This month, Citizen Lab uncovered some incredibly sophisticated malware that takes advantage of three previously unknown vulnerabilities, now known as Trident, in Apple iOS. The malware, which is worth as much as one million dollars, essentially jailbreaks the affected iPhone and allows the culprits to steal all of the user’s information. It intercepts every call and text message, captures emails, contacts, data from Facebook, Skype, WhatsApp—everything you would use for communicating. The malware is activated by simply clicking on a link that the hackers send you. Now, when people carrying infected iPhones bring them to work and connect to the corporate network, it becomes clear that we need a way of detecting a jailbroken iPhone.
Monitoring BYOD with Netflow is becoming a huge concern on most people’s networks due to the added network load as well as the new security risks that they may pose. In this blog I hope to shed some light on some of the new features that Cisco has recently come out with to help track behavior on the network. Read more