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Posts by Anthony Cusimano

Anthony Cusimano
Anthony Cusimano has worked in many roles in tech for over a decade. He started as a developer, shifted to sales, and masterfully moved into marketing. He is a passionate gamer who stays up to date on all things technology to ensure he can achieve as many frames per second as possible on his gaming PC. He enjoys speaking at events and has previously shared the stage with astronauts and MARVEL superheroes. Anthony enjoys the nerdier things in life, watching classic movies, building Gundams, and flying questionably legal FPV drones in abandoned mall parking lots. When he isn't geeking out on the latest fad, he and his wife Sarah enjoy visiting lesser-known Florida destinations and spoiling their two dogs, Luna and Smudge.
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February 08, 2024 | 4 min to read

Celebrate Safer Internet Day with Zero Trust for Normies!

Internet Safety might seem less important than car or home safety due to its digital nature. But recently, many have come to grips with how our information is constantly used for better or worse and how that can lead to dangerous consequences both in the digital world and the physical. Recent years have seen the rise of cyberbullying, social engineering, browser-based attacks, doxxing, and DDOS attacks, to name a few terrible ways people use the internet as a weapon.

January 25, 2024 | 4 min to read

Locking the Doors to Your Data: Keeping Your Data Private in the Digital Age

You have probably heard of (or lived in) a time when you didn’t have to lock the doors to your home. Over the years, we learned that locks are essential security features for any building and ensure safety and privacy for those inside. This analogy perfectly aligns with where we are today with data privacy. Many are realizing that putting ourselves on the internet with no “locks” or consideration for our security and privacy can be pretty risky.

April 04, 2023 | 4 min to read

From small businesses to big tech: everyone has a role in ensuring cybersecurity

The recent release of the National Cyber Strategy by the Biden administration marks a significant shift new chapter in how cybersecurity is approached in the United States. The strategy highlights the need to shift the burden of cybersecurity from individuals, small businesses, and local governments, and instead, it puts the responsibility in the hands of software developers and other tech companies

October 27, 2022 | 5 min to read

Cyberattacks: a personal account

Everyone knows someone who has been affected by ransomware, and if you are reading this blog, you now know another. My experience with ransomware attacks is not because I downloaded some wacky .exe or failed a funny phishing test. My data was exposed alongside many others in a massive breach over five years ago.

September 29, 2022 | 3 min to read

Let’s talk about cloud storage

Firstly, if you read our most recent blog series about various storage platforms, thank you. If you haven’t, I recommend checking out the third and final piece covering object storage and how it mainly benefits cloud users today (and very soon Object First’s on-premises customers as well!).

September 07, 2022 | 2 min to read

What is block storage?

Block storage is a storage format that treats each volume as a separate hard drive. Its configuration is the responsibility of the storage admin. That is why it is called “block”: it organizes and structures the data as blocks with a fixed size.

August 29, 2022 | 3 min to read

File storage: what is it?

Storage is as necessary to technology as the human brain is to our bodies. The fact that you are reading this blog on our website tells me you already understand just how vital storage can be for business infrastructure. Whether it’s a primary, secondary, archive, or replicated, storage is a foundational building block in which all operations intertwine.