Recently, there was a security incident that forced Rackspace to shut down its hosted Exchange environment for an extended period of time. The mitigating solution was to give customers free access to Microsoft 365 for…

JP Philipsen, EVP, Cloud Strategy, Thrive
February 10, 2023 2 Min Read

Attitudes toward cybersecurity responsibility are shifting worldwide. Impacts of successful breaches can be seen across the globe, challenging nearly every public and private industry. The financial services sector needs to be especially vigilant and prepare…

Chip Gibbons, CISO
September 14, 2022 3 Min Read

Businesses are rarely successful without the ones steering the ship having the ability to make great decisions. Whether it’s managing your workforce, supporting your customers, or procuring the right equipment to best facilitate productivity, good…

June 20, 2022 2 Min Read
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Amidst Russia’s attack on Ukraine, one may find it unsurprising to hear of Russian cyberattacks targeted at weakening infrastructure in Ukraine. While some efforts have successfully infiltrated Ukrainian networks and wreaked havoc on the lives…

Rusty King, CTO, European Division
June 14, 2022 3 Min Read

Phishing attacks are serious business, so it is important that your team members know what they are, for one, and know how to spot them. To facilitate this, let’s review the signs of a phishing…

Chip Gibbons, CISO
June 10, 2022 2 Min Read

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is no longer an ‘extra’ security measure only necessary for those working with sensitive information. In days past we were able to lock down our accounts with just a simple password, but…

Matt Tabor, Sales Director, Collaboration and Digital Transformation
May 25, 2022 3 Min Read

“IT departments are for a bygone era and are ill-suited to the demands of a digital-first world.” Joe Peppard makes some compelling arguments in his article “It’s Time to Get Rid of the IT Department”…

John Holland, CRO
December 13, 2021 2 Min Read

Normally, I am not a fan of year-end predictions, but as of late I have found them to be a good way to reflect upon what we have seen in terms of cyber security and…

Chip Gibbons, CISO
December 8, 2021 3 Min Read

With November 30th being National Computer Security Day, the Thrive team is sharing some of their most recent pieces as a quick refresher on some of the most critical parts of any cyber readiness strategy.…

Chip Gibbons, CISO
November 30, 2021 2 Min Read

Over the last few years, a big theme in technology has been, “this is the year that passwords die.” Then somehow, someway, they continue to be a part of our lives. Over time we have…

October 5, 2021 5 Min Read

Criminal Justice agencies, ranging from local police departments to the FBI, document various aspects of criminal justice information (CJI). This may include fingerprints, body-worn camera footage, or a facial recognition gallery made up of mugshots…

July 23, 2021 4 Min Read