SOAR Giacomo Lanzi

SOAR: coordination for cyber security

SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) technology helps coordinate, execute and automate activities between people and tools, enabling companies to respond quickly to cyber security attacks. The aim is to improve their overall security position. SOAR tools use playbooks (strategies and procedures) to automate and coordinate workflows which may include security tools and manual tasks. How does SOAR help in…

Log file management tramite syslog-ng Giacomo Lanzi

Log File Management with the Secure Online Desktop service

IT systems produce large quantities of log files, very useful tools for guaranteeing data security and application stability. However, in a complex ecosystem, the quantity of files and their location can become two insurmountable obstacles to overcome, in case it is necessary to consult the data efficiently. This is where log management systems come into play, which thanks to technologies…

SOAR Security Orchestration Giacomo Lanzi

SOAR: what it is and how it can be useful for companies

An increasing number of companies leverage SOAR to improve the effectiveness of their cybersecurity operations. In this article, we explain how harnessing the value of SOAR could be crucial to improving the security of your organization. What is SOAR? Coined by the research firm Gartner, Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) is a term used to describe the convergence of…

Prova gratuita servizi online Giacomo Lanzi

Free trial of internet services with Demos

The services provided by Secure Online Desktop are many and cover a large variety of needs. We realize that for the layman and the less experienced, this could be intimidating. In the midst of so much choice, how can we be sure that the service we need is exactly what we are about to request? For this reason, we provide…

Next Generation SIEM Giacomo Lanzi

Next Generation SIEM: where are we?

SIEM has existed for quite some time, but it is not yet well understood. Also, the fact that technology has evolved significantly in recent years doesn’t help shed some light. Today we see where we are, trying to understand the Next Generation SIEM and the managed systems offered as services that make use of the latest generation SIEM (SOCaaS, for…

Standard ISO 27001 Giacomo Lanzi

Does ISO 27001 standard require a Pentest?

A legitimate question that often arises is whether the Penetration Test is necessary for compliance with the ISO 27001 standard. To fully understand the answer, it is necessary to clarify what is meant by these terms and to understand the relationship between all the components of the certification. ISO 27001 standard A technical standard, also incorrectly called a standard, is…

SIEM informatica Giacomo Lanzi

SIEM in computer science: history

A SIEM solution in IT is one of the essential components of a SOC (Security Operation Center). Its task is to collect information and analyze it in search of anomalies and possible breaches in the system. But the defense process hasn’t always been that simple. What we now call SIEM, Security Information and Event Management, is the union of two…

cPanel e Plesk - pannelli di controllo web Giacomo Lanzi

cPanel and Plesk the best for hosting management

Most hosting environments use an intuitive interface to help users manage their web spaces. Two very famous panels are cPanel and Plesk, widely used and offered in the SaaS formula. Without these graphical interfaces, it would be difficult to manage a hosting space and set up a site. A lot of time is usually spent managing a web space through…

SIEM - Raccolta e analisi dei dati Giacomo Lanzi

SIEM software: what it is and how it works

Evolving beyond its roots in log file management, today’s security information and event management (SIEM) software vendors are introducing AI, advanced statistical analysis and other analytical methods into their products. . But what is SIEM software and what are its uses? SIEM software Acronym for Security Information and Event Management, it is a product that provides cyber security professionals in…

Aggiornare PHP Giacomo Lanzi

Updating php: why and how

PHP is one of the most popular scripting languages on the web today. According to W3Techs, PHP is used by over 82% of all websites that use a server-side programming language. This means that 8 out of 10 sites use PHP in one form or another. Being a scripting language, it is essential to update PHP to the latest version…

Network Lateral Movement Giacomo Lanzi

What is a Network Lateral Movement and how to defend yourself

During a cyber attack, hackers have only one goal in mind. This goal could be accessing a developer’s machine and stealing a project’s source code, analyzing emails from a particular executive, or extracting customer data from a server. All they have to do is log into the machine or system that contains the data they want, right? Not exactly. Actually,…

Mitre Att&ck cover Giacomo Lanzi

Mitre Att&ck ™: an overview

Mitre Att&ck is a global knowledge base of adversary tactics and techniques based on real observations of cyber attacks. These are displayed in arrays organized by attack tactics, from initial system access and data theft to machine control. There are arrays for common desktop platforms (Linux, macOS and Windows) and for mobile ones. What is MITRE ATT&CK ™ and what does…

SOCaaS - Post Cover Giacomo Lanzi

Is SOCaaS useful for your business?

In today’s article, we’ll explain what a Security Operations Center (SOC) is and help determine if a SOC-as-a-Service (SOCaaS) solution is right for your business. Just because you have to manage cybersecurity doesn’t mean your business has to deal with cybersecurity. In fact, your core business could be pretty much anything else. Proper management of IT security, however, is essential…

Sicurezza delle reti informatiche con il Pentest e il Vulnerability assessment Giacomo Lanzi

Computer network security: PT vs. VA

The security of computer networks is of vital importance for a company. With technologies increasingly relying on remote services, it is good to ensure that security is guaranteed. To do this, two tools are used: Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Test. But what is the difference between them? The answer to this question is not as obvious as one might think….

cloud per piccole imprese Giacomo Lanzi

Cloud services for small local businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses have little room for maneuver when it comes to investment. Precisely for this reason, every step that involves an expense is weighed and evaluated in every aspect before being carried out. We know the fears that underlie such reasoning, and for this reason we have decided to dedicate an article precisely to the advantages that SOD…

cloud computing Giacomo Lanzi

Cloud computing services in Reggio Emilia

Il cloud computing consente alle aziende di accedere a server, archivi, database e servizi aggiuntivi (applicativi), tramite piani di abbonamento flessibili. Ad oggi il cloud e’ onnipresente. Gia’ dal 2009, piu’ del 90% delle aziende utilizza almeno una applicazione basata sul cloud computing per gestire dati aziendali in modo sicuro. Inoltre, un numero sempre maggiore di aziende e organizzazioni non…

Sviluppo informatico application programming interface Giacomo Lanzi

Application programming interface: our User API

In the IT development process, sooner or later we come across API services, which stands for Application Programming Interface. To date it is impossible to imagine IT development without. With the API it is possible to connect a service to an application and integrate it efficiently. Before introducing the specific APIs of the Cloud Server service, it is good to…

Programma di affiliazione Giacomo Lanzi

Secure Online Desktop affiliate program

Joining the Secure Online Desktop affiliate program is an interesting opportunity to make the most of your business and generate extra long-lasting revenue. To put it simply, affiliate marketing is a performance-based business model that rewards partners for generating a certain action, usually a sale. This form of business can be an incredibly beneficial and low-risk way of offering quality…

Managed service provider - gestione IT Giacomo Lanzi

Managed Service Provider

When you approach the world of the network in a professional way, whether it is a site, an online app, a storage system or a VPS, it is quite clear that the management of computer systems requires specific skills that are not always available . So how do you make your company competitive on the network without having specific resources…

Secure Online Desktop - Cloud Computing Giacomo Lanzi

The history of Secure Online Desktop

Since 2011, Secure Online Desktop is a Cloud Computing services company based in Reggio Emilia (Italy). Founded by a group of engineers experienced in distributed data centers, the first product was a Secure Virtual Desktop, hence the name chosen for the company. The expertise that marked the foundation of the project also includes cyber security, as underlined in the name….

WebRTC per videoconferenze Giacomo Lanzi

WebRTC vs. proprietary software

When it comes to the topic of video conferencing, the solutions available on the market are divided into two main categories: those that require the installation of a specific proprietary software and those that use the WebRTC standard instead. This type of web service has nothing to envy to proprietary software, such as Skype, but offers the undeniable advantage of…

gestione-wordpress-seo Giacomo Lanzi

Manage WordPress from the hosting panel

With Secure Online Desktop hosting plans, you have access to a convenient control panel. In addition to the collection of all information on the status of the server, the management of mailboxes and files, it is also possible to access a dedicated panel to manage WordPress in all its aspects. The section of the panel is called WordPress Toolkit and…

Zabbix: monitoraggio ICT Giacomo Lanzi

Zabbix: Web console for monitoring

An indispensable tool for keeping complex infrastructure controlled is a monitoring system. Secure Online Desktop (SOD) Web Console does just that: it offers the tools to control a network of machines and devices to verify its efficiency. Web Console is based on Zabbix, a scalable Open Source platform with huge capabilities. Among the advantages of the SOD Web Console, there…

monitoring system Giacomo Lanzi

IT monitoring system – Operation

Once you set up an IT development and management environment, it can be difficult to keep everything under control. IT monitoring systems come in handy, specifically designed to keep the entire system monitored. The monitoring system of an ICT infrastructure allows you to report any anomalies that may occur within the components of the IT network. In this world, it…

Serve VPS SuperCloud di Secure OD Giacomo Lanzi

SuperCloud – manage your VPS cloud network

When the resources required by a single virtual server are no longer enough, it’s time to move on to a more complex solution. SuperCloud of the Secure Online Desktop (SOD) allows the creation of a VPS cloud network to support every need for data processing and web software distribution. With the flexible management of the server infrastructure in connection with…

Virtual Data Center con Secure OD Giacomo Lanzi

Virtual data center and its advantages

One of the biggest advantages of using cloud technology is that it allows relatively small businesses to access an IT infrastructure at low cost. In the form of a virtual data center, the expected expenditure is clearly lower than the capital needed to build a real one. As a guarantee of flexibility and scalability, the cost remains limited to the…

hosting sito web Giacomo Lanzi

Server hosting for SOD website

Based on what the actual need is, choosing hosting for a website is essential. The resources needed to host a fast and secure portal must be the basis on which to decide which plan to choose. Choosing the right provider for the server hosting plan can be complicated, and it’s easy to get lost in the alternatives that the network…

Cloud Server di Secure OD Giacomo Lanzi

Your virtual machine with Cloud Server

The Cloud Server service allows flexible management of the resources of a remote virtual server (VPS). That is, the concrete advantage of having complete control over the server machines without the disturbance of their physical management. There will be no need to update, manage or restart a physical machine. The servers created through the Secure Online Desktop (SOD) service are…

Hosting sito web - server e funzionalità Giacomo Lanzi

Online hosting for websites

Online hosting is the process of using space on a remote server to host a website. The content of the pages (HTML, CSS, images, etc.) must be loaded into the server space to be reached online. Website hosting service providers have servers, connectivity and associated services for hosting online pages. By offering a variety of plans for online hosting, they…

pentest e sicurezza informatica Giacomo Lanzi

Security: pentest and verification of vulnerabilities

The computer security of a system is very important to avoid unpleasant inconveniences due to malicious attacks. In principle, it is not enough to set up a complete security system, you must also check that the above systems are working. To do this we turn to professionals who can carry out pentest (penetration tests) and carry out a vulnerability check….

Piattaforma per la videoconferenza Giacomo Lanzi

Videoconferencing platform

Secure Online Desktop offers a Videoconferencing platform (cloud conference) that does not require any installation of dedicated software on the computer. The only requirements to be met are Adobe Flash support and an internet connection. Video call features include real-time sharing of audio, video, presentations, screen sharing. But not only, also collaboration tools among the participants such as: the blackboard,…

Hosting VPS - Cloud Server Giacomo Lanzi

VPS hosting services – Cloud server

VPS (Virtual Private Server) hosting is an opportunity made available by the Cloud Server service. The service consists in sharing (guaranteeing segregation and privacy) the resources of a physical machine with the users of the virtual machines (VM) that are at their complete disposal. Exactly as if they were physical computers. The VPS hosting service is perfect for personal, small…

Webinar - Videoconferenza Giacomo Lanzi

Communication: webinars and video calls

Only a few months in this 2020 and we have experienced, despite ourselves, a need for remote communication that we did not have before. The world of work has (re) discovered smart working and has quickly had to adapt to new needs. One of these is to offer an adequate communication method that includes the possibility of teleconferencing, webinars and…

Smart working Giacomo Lanzi

Companies and smart working – let’s clarify

Let’s start with some clarity: smart working and teleworking are not the same thing. The second is what the British call “agile work” and means having a work contract that allows you not to have to attend company offices to work. Smart working involves a few days a week spent working remotely, typically at home. This article deals with smart…

Cloud web conference Alessandro Stesi

Free Cloud Conference for Corona Virus Emergency (COVID-19)

Cloud Conference free for two months for Corona Virus emergency (COVID-19). To cope with the Corona Virus emergency and to help companies with Smart Working tools, the Secure Online Desktop offers the Cloud Conference service free of charge for two months. Cloud Conference is our video conference service that does not require the use of software, no installation is necessary…

Cos'è il cloud Giacomo Lanzi

What is cloud storage? What advantages does it offer?

Cloud storage is a method of storing data that is placed in a place accessible through the network. This place is referred to by the term Cloud. Once the data is transferred to the remote location, it becomes the responsibility of the Cloud Storage Service Provider. The main role of the provider is to ensure a functioning infrastructure and guarantee…

Soluzioni Corporate di backup Alessandro Stesi

Corporate backup solutions Self-protection tests

Introduction Corporate backup solutions: In light of the growing number of ransomware attacks in which cryptolockers stop database processes to unlock database files for encryption (Cerber, GlobeImposter, Rapid, Serpent) and they can encrypt local and network backups to request a ransom payment (Rapid, Spora), we decided to test the self-protection capabilities of the best backup solutions used in the corporate…

Cos'è il cloud storage? Giacomo Lanzi

ownCloud – simple and secure cloud storage

Through the ownCloud cloud storage service you can collaborate with your colleagues on securely stored content, both locally and remotely. The platform is the # 1 open source collaboration solution and boasts over 50 million users. What is a cloud storage? A cloud storage service, such as ownCloud, allows you to store your files on a remote server, so you…

Folding@home Alessandro Stesi

Help [email protected] project with Secure Online Desktop

[email protected] is a distributed computing project for simulating protein dynamics – the process of protein folding and the movements of proteins implicated in a variety of cancers and diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Ebola and COVID-19. By enabling people across the world to run these simulations on their personal computers, the [email protected] project aims to help scientists better understand these processes and…

Cloud computing and mobility concept Alessandro Stesi

ownCloud free for emergency Corona Virus (COVID-19)

owncloud free for two months for Corona Virus emergency (COVID-19). To deal with the Corona Virus emergency and to help companies with Smart Working tools, the Secure Online Desktop offers the ownCloud Pro version service free of charge for two months: Service info: ownCloud Pro version   Instructions for free use of the service:   ♦ Access the product page…

Alessandro Stesi

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019

Black Friday 2019 – Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 Like every year, in celebration of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Secure Online Desktop is pleased to offer its amazing discounts on all products Cloud. Get your Cloud service at half the price for a year! With long billing cycles like that will be semi-annual or annual exploit this incredible offer…

Alessandro Stesi

New VPS price model – half prices

Dear customers,  we have tremendous news for you, VPS M, L, XL, XXL are now available with double the resources, we kept the same names as the VPS with the same prices but we doubled the resources contained within the offer. However, we have maintained the quality of our products, which you now know and that you have long appreciated….

Acronis Cyber Cloud Alessandro Stesi

[Name change] Acronis Data Cloud –> Acronis Cyber Cloud

As you know, Acronis Data Cloud will receive a host of essential new enhancements (like backup for G Suite and cryptomining protection) and be renamed Acronis Cyber Cloud in just a few weeks.   Acronis Cyber Cloud: distinguishes our data protection solution because it speaks to the customer’s weaknesses.   ♦ Offering next-gen data protection – cyber protection – meets…

Alessandro Stesi

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 Like every year, in celebration of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Secure Online Desktop is pleased to offer its amazing discounts on all products Cloud. Get your Cloud service at half the price for a year! With long billing cycles like that will be semi-annual or annual exploit this incredible offer for longer You have…

Alessandro Stesi

Modern Data Protection: The Difference is in the Cloud

Modern Data Protection How to Completely Safeguard Businesses – with Ease Simplify is often a valuable mantra of success. Yet in a complex and ever-evolving IT environment, it isn’t necessarily the go-to approach for service providers. In the case of data protection, simplification may not only seem unlikely, but potentially unwise. Fortunately, certain innovative cloud technologies now make it simple…

Nuovo regolamento privacy  Piergiorgio Venuti

Il GDPR e Acronis Cloud Backup

Che cos’e’ il regolamento generale sulla protezione dei dati (GDPR) dell’Unione Europea (UE)? ♦ Il GDPR è un nuovo regolamento UE che non riguarda solo le aziende con sede nell’Unione Europea! ♦ Il GDPR riguarda i dati personali e in generale prevede norme più severe di gran parte delle altre leggi a tutela della privacy ♦ Il GDPR riguarda tutte…

GDPR Tools Piergiorgio Venuti

Introducing a set of new GDPR tools

GDPR tools GDPR, the European Union regulation aimed at strengthening and unifying data protection for all individuals within the European Union comes into force on 25th May. The regulation brings a huge change to European data security, but it also impacts  many non-EU based business as well. If you’d like to find out more about GDPR you can read our…

debian stretch Piergiorgio Venuti

New templates for VPS

  Templates are the Operating Systems you can use when you create a new Cloud VPS or SuperCloud. The following new templates have been added to the existing templates:    ♦ Debian 9.3 x64   ♦ ClearOS 7.4 x64   ♦ Fedora 27 x64   ♦ Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 x64 Create your first Cloud Server with new operating systems!   Useful…

Privacy Piergiorgio Venuti

Privacy

Privacy To date, issues related to privacy and personal data protection are felt more than ever, just think of the scandal Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, it is no coincidence that the Privacy Guarantor and the European Union have introduced the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 April 27, 2016 (GDPR) which provides a series of guidelines that companies in the European community must…

regulation-2016-679-of-27-april-2016 Roberto Spelta

Almost ready for the GDPR

regulation-2016-679-of-27-april-2016 The 2016-679 regulation of 27 April 2016 will apply in all Member States from 25 May 2018, within which the companies will have to comply with the new Privacy Act. As activities related to privacy advice and specifically in relation to the minimum security measures that must be prepared following the Gap Analysis and Privacy Assessment, the Secure Online…

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