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SDN Hosts Cyber Security 101

March 13, 2014, 5:50 PM by Matt Holsen

SDN Hosts Cyber Security 101
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

As cyber-attacks become more frequent, it's important for businesses and employees to become more educated. SDN Communications is doing its part to protect networks by hosting informational sessions on cyber security.

Dozens of people from the Sioux Falls business community gathered Thursday morning for a little cyber security 101. Three experts were on hand to talk about the different ways hackers are taking advantage of not only big businesses but small ones as well. 

"Understand these risks and evolve as crime evolves because what we do today to protect against these threats won't work tomorrow," Chad Knutson said.

Knutson, from Secure Banking Solutions in Madison, was one of the guest speakers at the event. He says some easy ways to protect yourself are strong passwords, avoiding phishing scams and having security programs in place. It's info Chris Thames, from The Local Best, came to hear in order to better prepare his salesmen.

"Any single day they can get a device stolen. Have some of our corporate information on there. So learning how to protect and then mitigate those experiences, we need to do," Thames said.

Many look at hacking as something that's really hard to do, but actually it's pretty simple sometimes.

"I think we often think of hacking as a mysterious, complex thing, and there's a lot of very intelligent hackers, not to diminish that, but we also make it very easy for them with automated tools and solutions that are out there," Knutson said.

So, keeping up to date with cyber criminals will be a continuous process for businesses for years to come.

SDN plans on hosting more educational sessions like this in the future as the company renews its focus on its managed firewall and router services.

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