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Questions from Partners… Can I use the ISP’s DNS servers?

Backstory DNS, short for Domain Name System, is the ‘phone book’ of the Internet. DNS servers eliminate the need to memorize IP addresses such as 192.168.0.1 (IPv4), or the newer alphanumeric IP addresses such as 2400:cb00:2048:1::c629:d7a2 (IPv6). OmniNet does not block access to ISP provided services (Comcast/Xfinity, AT&T, etc).  Most ISP’s do not allow other…

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OmniNet Threat Update 8-4-2020

What threats are bubbling up this week? Quite a few as more people work from home and return to the offices. Ensure your customer’s increased protection by getting them a Home Office eXtension. But here’s a brief investigation into one of the things that caught our eyes. What do we have here? At the end of…

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Questions from Partners… Can I port forward Remote Desktop connections?

With a growing need to find ways for remote work, some customers are asking Partners to open up ports in their OmniBridges, such as RDP.  This can be allowed through the OmniNet Portal.  While Port Forwarding is a great tool for web servers and other applications, RDP access (TCP Port 3389) can cause quite a…

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Questions from Partners… Can OmniNet be used inside an existing setup?

Preferably the entire network will be protected behind the OmniShield by OmniNet.  Sometimes, however, a Third Party is managing the network and this cannot be done.  In this case, one of the simplest workarounds is to have a VLAN configured in the existing network dedicated to the OmniNet service.  Whether it’s a Cisco, UniFi, Pakedge,…

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Shredding or Storing: The Eternal SME Dilemma

When it comes to the issue of technological advancement, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have so many new options to explore than just a few years before. While a lot of people automatically assume one is talking about trends like cloud computing, telecommuters and business intelligence, perhaps the greatest advantage of running an SME in…

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3 Must Have Crucial Metrics

One piece of the proverbial SEO puzzle sends marketers into a constant state of taking action, in the hopes of connecting with customers, potential customers, and engaging with their audience on a more profound level through the use of various tools and gadgets. And in all that chase, a few pieces of information may slip…

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A Refresher on Keeping Your Online Business Secure.

9 Ways To Keep Your Online Business Secure When you run an online business, your main focus may be on growing your business and keeping your customers happy.  That’s understandable. However, what most online business owners fail to realize is that they are constantly being targeted, whether they realize it or not. Cybercriminals, hackers, identity…

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The Bandwidth Bandwagon

The Bandwidth Bandwagon What happened to balance?  When we want to accomplish a goal we become laser focused on one thing only and abandon everything else. Do we just love one size fits all, or any easy magical pill? Each time we look back and realize that focusing only on that one thing made things…

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How Business Intelligence Affects Cyber Security?

How Business Intelligence Affects Cyber Security? It is a common misconception that the security of your data depends only on the type of software you use. When it comes to business environment, firewalls, DMZs and intrusion detection systems (IDS) often fall short of protecting you. Here, the highest risk comes from other people, not harmful…

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