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What Makes a Security Plan?

      Hello, and welcome back to my blog. This week, I would like to quickly discuss the levels that go into making a security plan. These types of plans are an important tool for IT departments and Cybersecurity Administrators to design a plan that will help protect or slow down an attack on the network.     Of course, security plans can vary from company to company; however, their purpose remains the same, with threats looming every day. With IT managers adjusting in response to the ever-changing threats, the created security plan must be designed to stop or slow down any attempt to breach network defenses. Below we will look at the principal components of a security plan and what they entail.    Separate Networks              As the name suggests, having more than one network can protect company assists from hackers and the like. The reason being is that having every computer on one network would lead to issues if that subsequent work were to fail, which would stop operati

What is Single Sign-On and How it may benefit a company.

Hello, and Welcome to my blog! This week we will be discussing how single sign-on is used and how it can be beneficial to a company. What is Single Sign-On?                 Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that permits a user to use one login credentials to access multiple applications with a username and password. How does it work? When you are signing on to a website, you may be presented to sign on with a username and password from Facebook, Google, or Apple. These are what is called single sign-on or SSO. This allows users to sign on to a website using credentials from other accounts, such as Google or your Apple ID. It is a federated identity management (FIM) arrangement, and the use of such a system is sometimes called identity federation.  O-Auth , which stands for Open Authorization and is pronounced "oh-auth," is the framework that enables an end user's account information to be used by third-party services, such as Fa