1. More than products and services, Defense in Depth.

    At Shadow IT Group we understand cyber security for a business can be a daunting task to take on. Often many businesses avoid the topic because there is no one good solution. At Shadow IT Group we bring to you a partnership that helps to guide you through what cyber security means and what we all should be doing to protect ourselves and identities online. Shadow IT Group does not have a single sol…Read More

  2. Why Us?

    One day during a conversation with a prospective client I was asked "Why did you decide to start this business".  This really sparked an interesting conversation that dug a lot deeper then just the surface of providing Cyber Security solutions to small and medium sized businesses. After all, this was not an elevator pitch, it was to determine where my heart was at. So I thought I would share this…Read More

  3. Retain Customer Confidence in your Brand

    On July 10th 2018 It was reported that Macys and Bloomingdales suffered a data breach in their online store between April 26th and June 12th. Initial reports indicate that a threat actor accessed the data by opening accounts on the sites to gain access to the data. This is the latest attack to occur to an online retailer among others including Sears, Kmart, Whole Foods and Under Armour. These brea…Read More

  4. Cryptography how does it work?

    This is a bit of a deep dive into cryptography and how it works. Many questions have been asked on how cryptography works and how it ensures the information contained in it is safe. What we will discuss is the concept of what is called asymmetric encryption as that is the most commonly used today. Asymmetric encryption uses what is called one way functions to generate 2 extremely large prime numbe…Read More

  5. Justifying Cost

    We understand adding security measures to your business and budget can seem like overkill, sometimes even a waste of money. Do a basic search on google for hackers targeting small businesses and you get pages of articles from various sources explaining why hackers love to target the SMB market. They prey on what you take for granted. Your too small, budget is tight, you believe you have nothing of…Read More

  6. Why Small Businesses Need Cyber Security Services

    If you own a small business, then you likely wear many hats, from owner to accountant to marketing manager. You’re responsible for making sure the company is headed in the right direction, and if something goes wrong, then the blame likely falls squarely on your shoulders. At Shadow IT Group, we can help small business owners find the cyber security services that they need to protect their compa…Read More

  7. IoT Isolation… what is it?

    Shadow IT Group is constantly observing internet threat trends and the potential they can have to disrupt and cause havoc on peoples lives and businesses without even knowing most times. One of the biggest stories out there are the vulnerabilities that come with IoT devices. What are IoT devices? they are all the little smart devices you have in your home in business. The cool little gadgets that …Read More

  8. DHS and FBI Alert

    Be advised, On the 25th US-CERT in a joint effort with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have released an advisory to all personal and small business users. As Shadow IT Group started and continues to advocate for security readiness of small businesses as well as personal users, we felt it necessary to publish this. ALERT TA18-145A Alerts to a threat against personal, small and even …Read More

  9. Why we do what we do

    I understand the measures we recommend can seem to be a bit on the overkill side and even justifying the monthly subscription cost can be difficult as the uncertainty of what value tools like Intrusion Detection Systems and Malware protection coupled with virus protection really offers. The fact is threats today have learned to adapt to measures most people have used since the 90’s to protect th…Read More

  10. Threat Intelligence

      Threat Intelligence Shadow IT Group brings best in class correlation and analysis of threat intelligence. Every engagement we meet changes based on landscape, needs and even the intel that is discovered through our rigorous process of fusing information from multiple streams to build a complete and comprehensive picture of the threat actors. By leveraging both Public and Private sector as well …Read More