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  • Major DDoS attack takes EU country off line

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    Policy and Procedure Security Manual Provides Protection from DDoS 

    Protect against DDoS attacksSecurity incidents are rising at an alarming rate every year. As the complexity of the threats increases, so do the security measures required to protect networks and critical enterprise data.

    For example, a DDoS attack eearlier this month overwhelmed the web sites with traffic, rendering their public-facing sites unusable for visitors.  At the same time the attack overwhelmed internal systems, cutting them off from the internet.

    The attack targeted Belnet, the government-funded ISP provider for the county's educational institutions, research centres, scientific institutes and government services.  This included all of its government ministries and parliament. Debates and committee meetings were postponed until users could access the virtual services required to take participate

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    - Major DDoS attack takes EU country off line


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    Top 10 Management Issues drive Security Breaches

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    The pandemic and resulting shut downs highlighted a number of security and compliance issues.  With the WFH solution that was implemented many enterprises were put at risk.

    The top 10 drivers of security shortcomings include:

    1. Insufficient funding for security
    2. Lack of commitment by senior executive management
    3. Lack of leadership in the security arena by the CIO
    4. Belief that the organization will not be targeted
    5. Lack of internal resources who are "security" experts
    6. Lack of an effective IT security strategy
    7. Lack of an action plan on how to implement a solution before an event
    8. Infrastructure for IT that does not easily lend itself to security implementation including complex and disjointed applications and data
    9. No central focus with the enterprise that focuses on security
    10. Lack of a good termination policy for employees and contractors

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    - Top 10 Management Issues drive Security Breaches


    KPI Metrics Defined

    Key Performance Indicator (KPI), Metrics, Quality, and Cost Control

    KPI MetricsThe quality of IT systems and applications is driven by what is measured, the quality control, including version control, that is utilized as the standards of the enterprise. With that Janco with its clients has created infrastructure tools, which when implemented, assist CIOs and IT organizations to become world class providers of services to their enterprises and customers.

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    Unemployment picture improves

    Job market improves as states reopen

    All 50 states and DC  have lowered their unemployment rates. At the start of the shutdown there were 10 states with unemployment rates of 7.0% or less. In August there were 11 states with unemployments rates of less than 6% - an improving picture.

     

    Improving employment picture

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    - Unemployment picture improves