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Basics of Network Security

Nitya Parasuramuni

January 26, 2022

In 2020, over 1,100 data breaches were reported, affecting nearly 300 million individuals. Designing and maintaining the network infrastructure of an organization is a vital part of security and is needed now more than ever before.

AI, UI, and You and I

Paul Mullin

January 13, 2022

Machine learning and AI applications still most often fail because user design is not done well. This blog lists considerations for the human centered design of AI technologies in the augmentation of human performance.

  • Security via Obscurity: A Persistent Pitfall

    kmurraysoftrams

    January 5, 2022

    A brief metaphorical monologue cautioning about the easy security pitfall that is Security via Obscurity. This strategy employs secrecy as the primary method to secure an asset- whether this is liquid wealth, documents, or data on a server somewhere.

  • Thumb Please

    Harshita

    December 28, 2021

    There has been a recent increase in the number of technological devices that use biometric scanners as the primary form of authentication on their devices. This blog explores whether remembering passwords is now a thing of the past.

  • Building a Bridge Between Users and Stakeholders with UX

    Yao Adantor

    December 22, 2021

    Companies from all industries have invested in the development of UX teams, realizing the advantage of a human-centered design process. However, one thing that remains is the disconnect between stakeholders and users throughout the product building process.

  • CI Workflows as Kubernetes First Class Citizens

    Oreon Lothamer

    November 22, 2021

    Leveraging the gitops methodology makes it easy to enable developers to deploy applications onto our K8s clusters. Each cluster has a repo for the app of apps where we could add a new application manifest and it would be deployed through ArgoCD.

  • Have You Ever Tried to Phish Yourself?

    Ryan Mathus

    November 17, 2021

    Everything we do online leaves a digital breadcrumb that if someone were to follow can be used against us. Staying secure online sometimes requires thinking like the adversary and trying to compromise yourself to see how susceptible you really are.

  • Do Your Part: CyberSecurity

    Larry Bensky

    November 9, 2021

    We are all responsible for our own network hardening and security. This blog post is about how to harden your network and push Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) efforts away.

  • Mobile Security Often Overlooked

    Yusuf Richardson

    October 30, 2021

    The extensive usage of mobile devices in today’s work environment has led to a significant rise in the risk for data theft. Securing mobile devices requires a multi-layered approach and investment in enterprise solutions.

  • Stay Informed With Cybersecurity News Sources

    Bill Jones

    October 27, 2021

    October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month which is why we want to utilize this month to share a few recommendations on how to remain updated with security topics and threat information.

  • No Phishing Allowed!

    Harshita

    October 19, 2021

    Phishing is one of the most common forms of cyber attacks and is still a danger to users on the internet. This blog goes over what phishing is and some of the best ways to protect oneself from such attacks.

  • Handling Big Data

    Chris Hand

    September 28, 2021

    When your application needs to handle large data you are forced to think critically about your approach. Therefore do not limit your system by neglecting a sound approach when dealing with large data.

  • DBidS Team Delivering Results

    Zara Ikram

    September 22, 2021

    The Softrams team is proud to share the advancement achieved on the DBidS program, which includes the utilization of modern technology such as designing infrastructure for autoscaling and enhanced security.

  • Build a Great Product by Focusing on Quality

    Chris Hand

    September 14, 2021

    The best software lets users accomplish their goal without getting in the way. Build quality into your process to launch better produces and empower your users.

  • Understanding ClickJacking

    Harshita

    September 7, 2021

    Explore ClickJacking; an interface-based attack where a user is tricked into clicking on a website or application in order to obtain user information. Learn more the different ways to protect yourself from such malicious attacks.

  • Fuzzy Wuzzy is Not a Bear

    Paul Mullin

    August 26, 2021

    An algorithm known as "Levenshtein distance" from the 1960s is the foundation for modern auto-correct and search routines. Softrams’ App Foundry recently explored methodological aspects of using such algorithms for matching records based on text fields.

  • Passwords, Please.

    Bill Jones

    August 23, 2021

    Never trust verification websites asking for your password to see if it's included in a "breach." Always ensure you are securing your personal information and passwords.

  • Softrams on the Inc. 5000 List – 3rd Year in a Row!

    Zara Ikram

    August 19, 2021

    Inc. magazine revealed that Softrams is No. 1018 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Among the 5,000, the average median three-year growth rate soared to 543 percent.

  • Malware Discovery: 101

    Nick Manning

    August 16, 2021

    Malware is any type of malicious activity that can cause harm to a system. Malware is an umbrella term that takes many forms such as a virus, worm, trojan, spyware, ransomware and so on.

  • DaaS (DevOps as a Service) – Part 1

    Joshua Seidel

    August 11, 2021

    IaC is a key DevOps practice and is used concurrently with continuous delivery. This blog covers the top three tools, Terraform, CloudFormation, and Ansible that fall under IaC for AWS.