Category Archives: Information Security

Cloud Solutions

Technology obviously plays a significant role in business performance and productivity. While many technology solutions can help propel your business forward, cloud solutions stand out among them all. The benefits of cloud solutions make it a worthy investment for every business, whether large or small. At Greenwire, we provide customized cloud solutions that help improve […]

Here’s Why You Need a VPN

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A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is software that creates an encrypted tunnel from your device to the remote server of the VPN service. When the VPN is active, all internet traffic from your device goes through this tunnel, securing your browsing habits and data from prying eyes. When to Use a VPN It’s normal for […]

Here’s Why Antivirus Software Is Important

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Antivirus software is a critical tool that protects against various cyber-threats that are rampant on the internet today. In this article, we’ll review what antivirus software is, how it works, and how you can install it to protect your valuable data.  What Is Antivirus Software? Antivirus software is designed to search for, detect, and remove […]

Cybersecurity Tips From IT Professionals

Cybersecurity issues have increasingly become a significant struggle for businesses in Florida and elsewhere. The continuous threat of data breaches, phishing, and hacking makes cybersecurity measures crucial, especially because small businesses are highly vulnerable when it comes to cyber-attacks.   As a small business owner, you may underestimate cybersecurity, thinking your data is not worth […]

Information Security Consultant in Fort Myers and Naples, Florida

Our firm is the only firm in Southwest Florida that actively has an Information Security and Risk Management focus. Our Managing Consultant Paul Rausch has demonstrated and professional commitment to the industry and actively maintains the industries leading InfoSec credentials. Paul Rausch, CISSP-ISSMP, CISA, PMP, ITIL

Facebook login from Rtgw_xmpp_username_password_login


I received an email from Facebook today notifying me that someone logged into my facebook account via XMPP. The message I received was “Facebook login from Rtgw_xmpp_username_password_login”. Although, I normally do log in to Facebook from Pidgin with XMPP. I’ve never received a notification before regarding it. Although this notices are normal for me, as […]

Certified Fort Myers PCI-DSS Consultant, PCI-DSS Compliance, PCI-DSS Auditing

Does your Fort Myers Business need to comply with PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)? Online Scanning Tools, do not provide any real protection from data fraud risks. When working to maintaining PCI-DSS compliance, the only true way to safeguard your customers is with a properly trained and certified Information Security Consultant. Performing an […]

Small Business IT Security Trends to watch in 2013

  1. End of Windows XP Support April 2014 2. Two Factor Authentication 3. Password Management 4. Annual Security Audits 5. Java Vulnerabilities   Foreword: Small Businesses experience difference risks than bigger companies. Fortunately, the intimacy of many small businesses means that they naturally avoid some of the more difficult to management risks of large […]

Which IT Certification is right for me? How to choose an IT Certification.

So you’re looking for an “IT Certification”? Firstly, allow me to outline that this list is far from complete, and serves only as a very basic introduction into some of the most common certifications, and some of my personal opinions on them. If you have suggestions to add to this list please leave a comment […]