Article: SD-WAN: Always the best answer?

Article: SD-WAN: Always the best answer?

Fulcrum Blog by Andrew Shoop Consulting Architect Andrew Shoop is a Consulting Architect at Fulcrum Technology Solutions. Shoop has been a part of the Networking team since 2013.  Talk of SD-WAN is everywhere in the world of networking. A host of vendors tout the...
Article: DoH versus DoT

Article: DoH versus DoT

Fulcrum Blog Last week, amid some acrimony, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) formally adopted a new encryption standard for the internet naming systems. But far from the approval of RFC 8484, better known as DNS-over-HTTPS or DoH, putting the issue to bed,...
Identity Management – Office 365

Identity Management – Office 365

Fulcrum Blog Repeat after me: Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory service is not the same thing as Microsoft’s Active Directory service. This is a very important distinction that everyone in the IT community who’s messing with “the cloud” needs to memorize. Seriously....
Managed Security Models and How They Work

Managed Security Models and How They Work

Fulcrum Blog There’s a popular misconception that small companies can’t grow up to become medium-sized companies until they finally staff their own in-house IT department. Likewise, there’s a parallel notion that medium-sized companies can’t grow up to become large...
Two-Factor Authentication, or Are Passwords Passé?

Two-Factor Authentication, or Are Passwords Passé?

Fulcrum Blog Yes. Yes they are. Join us next month when we discuss…wait, hang on. Is this still something that we need to talk about? Wow… Okay. Fine. Let’s go through the February compromise of the global banking transaction management system. Clever con...