Internet Security 2018 (The “Immune System” or Security Chastity Belt)

Internet Security 2018 (The “Immune System” or Security Chastity Belt)
Part 5: The IBM “Immune System” Approach: a Security Chastity Belt? It has been awhile — I apologize! I have been busy attaining accreditation from the world’s largest security vendor, IBM! At IBM they speak about an “immune system” approach as opposed to “layers” and it’s a remarkable difference. According to them, many companies have ...

Skyway West Launches Skyway DNS Firewall

Skyway West Launches Skyway DNS Firewall
Skyway West’s DNS Firewall is delivered as a cloud service located in Canadian Internet Exchange points and powered by CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority). At the heart of Skyway’s DNS Firewall is a policy-enabled DNS server, which analyzes every outgoing query and response, comparing them to a block list to enforce security. This block list ...

Urgent April Maintenance

23. April 2018 Internet Security 0
April 26, 2018 Ongoing work to update customer premise routers continues.  Rolling updates will be seen for some services.  Expected outage will be brief and occur after 10 or 11 pm for most customers. We also performed some minor adjustments of our fiber core routing overnight. April 25, 2018 Updates to core services have been ...

Internet Security 2018 (The Landscape: A View of the Forest, Not the Trees)

Internet Security 2018 (The Landscape: A View of the Forest, Not the Trees)
Part 1: The Landscape of Internet Security in 2018 It seems that each new day brings startling new statements, broadcast loudly from internet security vendors. Statements like “It’s not a matter of if but when”, or “60% of websites are infected”, or “40% of ransomware victims declare bankruptcy”, or “The average discovery of infections in ...

Cloud-based DNS Security from Nominum Data Science and Skyway West

Cloud-based DNS Security from Nominum Data Science and Skyway West
Cloud-based DNS Security is an essential security layer to protect your Business and your Clients from accidentally accessing and sharing malicious internet content. As a Business-focused ISP, Skyway West is uniquely positioned to help prevent our customers from accessing and spreading malware. Over the next two months, our DNS servers will be modified to ensure ...