By
Rebecca Rudell

November 2, 2021

Why You May Need a Microsoft 365 Best Practices Security Assessment

Microsoft 365 (previously Office 365) offers a wealth of tools, including Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, PowerPoint, Excel, and more, that help your team work and collaborate easily and efficiently from anywhere in the world. And, since the platform is cloud-based, your business has access to all these resources, yet doesn’t have to host the infrastructure.
October 6, 2021

20 Ways to Block Mobile Attacks

People use their mobile devices for everything these days, including, of course, work. In fact, 60% of an organization’s endpoints are mobile – and unprotected. Since they contain much, if not all, of the same information found on an employee’s corporate laptop or desktop, keeping smart phones, tablets, etc. safe is crucial to the security of your business.
August 9, 2021

Avalon Launches New Phoenix Office

Avalon, a national provider of digital forensics, eDiscovery, cybersecurity, business process outsourcing services, and traditional litigation support services to law firms and corporations, has opened a new office in Phoenix, Arizona. This additional location strengthens Avalon’s national presence and its commitment to assisting the legal and business communities.
July 28, 2021

Avalon Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Compliance

Avalon is proud to announce that we have successfully completed the SOC 2 Type 1 information security audit as of July 2021. The scope of the audit included our cybersecurity, eDiscovery, and secure print and mail services.
May 7, 2021

Phishing Red Flags

During our most recent webinar, “Into the Dark Web with David Maimon,” (which you can watch at the link) an attendee asked: Is there a list of common email subject lines that are red flags?
March 23, 2021

Avalon Cyber Adds Data Breach Notification to Its List of Services

If you experience a data breach, you probably know that you need to alert your customers as quickly as possible to comply with state and national regulations. But did you know that Avalon Cyber can assist with this? 
February 9, 2021

Vulnerability Assessment vs. Penetration Test: What They Are and Why You Need Both

So here's the main difference between vulnerability assessments and penetration tests, put as simply and briefly as possible:
January 8, 2021

Avalon Buffalo is on the Move!

UPDATE: The move-in date for Avalon Buffalo has changed. Until further notice, it’ll be business as usual  at 741 Main St,. Buffalo, NY 14203. Stay tuned for more details! In the meantime, if you have any questions, feel free to call us at 716.995.7777.
November 18, 2020

Avalon Cyber Partners with KnowBe4

Phishing attacks continue to be one of the biggest cyberthreats faced by businesses around the world – and the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing chaos have only made the situation more dire. In March 2020, phishing attacks related to coronavirus went up 667% from the previous month. 51% of companies experienced more phishing attacks due to employees working remotely. Even the SANS Institute – a...
November 10, 2020

Exciting Changes at Avalon Cyber

Avalon has been on a consistent growth trajectory for many years, expanding our geographic reach and our suite of services to meet the everchanging needs of our clients. To this end, we recently made some exciting changes within the Avalon Cyber division, including creating new positions for current team members and bringing a new hire aboard. This alignment will better position each of our...
April 10, 2020

Introducing KnightVision CAM

Just because you don’t have the budget of a Forbes 500 business, doesn’t mean you should go without a world-class cybersecurity program. That’s why the engineers at Avalon Cyber developed KnightVision CAM, our customizable, scalable – and affordable – solution to two major cybersecurity challenges: regulatory compliance and incident response.  
February 27, 2020

Ransomware: Pay or Nay?

Ransomware, malicious software that holds your data hostage in exchange for money, is, in a word, terrifying. A bad actor infiltrates your system via a phishing email, for example, encrypts your files, and your business, now crippled, comes to a standstill. The cybercriminal then demands payment, typically in Bitcoin because it’s anonymous and can’t be traced, leaving you in a...
October 15, 2019

The RSS:2019 Wrap-Up

Well, the Rochester Security Summit is in the bag and we had a fantastic time. We met incredible people, learned some new stuff, and gave away a few cool prizes.
September 18, 2019

Avalon Opens Three New Offices

Avalon, a national provider of eDiscovery, digital forensics, cybersecurity, managed services, and traditional litigation support services to law firms and corporations, announced today that it has opened three new offices. These additional locations strengthen Avalon’s national presence and its increasing commitment to helping the legal and business communities.
September 17, 2019

Team Member Spotlight: Eli Boltz

Every once in a while, we like to show off one of our hard-working, detail-oriented problem solvers. Take a moment to see who's in the spotlight today!
September 9, 2019

Shielding New Yorkers from Cyberattacks

This July, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo passed the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act to further protect state residents from data breaches.