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Security Alert: Microsoft On-Premises Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

March 03, 2021

On March 2, 2021, Microsoft announced several vulnerabilities that have been used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in limited and targeted attacks. The state-sponsored threat actor, called Hafnium, used Zero-Day vulnerabilities to

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Security Bulletins & Alerts

What You Need to Know Before a Microsoft Azure Cloud Migration

February 25, 2021

Have you wanted to move some or all of your organization's infrastructure to a cloud service provider (CSP) such as Microsoft Azure, but have reservations? These could include security, compliance, and/or costs areas you would not want to have surprises. This is why it is important to consider how you will get you there in a way that is both secure and optimized for cost and performance. To help you navigate this process, we put together some key points to consider in your cloud migration strategy.

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Business Transformation

Security Alert: Microsoft Netlogon Enforcement Impact on Unsupported Operating Systems

February 19, 2021

Important information for organizations who have Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers or with unsupported systems.

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3 Cost-Effective Cybersecurity Tools for Breach Prevention

February 18, 2021

Within the last decade, small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) have embraced cloud technologies. The promises of agility, productivity, resiliency, and scalability are appealing benefits to any business leader. If you were to look around your business today, you may find the cloud touching almost every aspect of it. While cloud technologies offer significant benefits, they also introduce new security risks. This leaves executives searching for effective cybersecurity tools and solutions to reduce chances of a high-priced, high-profile data breach.

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Cybersecurity

Reduce The Risk of Phishing Attacks

February 11, 2021

Cybercriminals have small to medium-sized businesses in their crosshairs, and they are using phishing emails to lure them in. The reality is, any organization with sensitive data can be a target for cybercriminals. They have learned to precisely craft their phishing emails to trick spam filters and fool unsuspecting victims into clicking. Once this happens, the cybercriminals have the green light to proceed with their scam. Learn about the types of phishing emails used today and steps your organization can take to reduce the risk of phishing attacks.  

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Cybersecurity

3 Critical Cybersecurity Strategies To Fight Evolving Cybercrime

February 05, 2021

Cybercrime is a persistent, complex fight against the unseen. Elusive cybercriminals continually hone their hacking skills to target millions of unsuspecting users and exploit their digital weaknesses. They are usually driven by financial gain, and it is predicted that ransomware attacks against businesses will occur every 11 seconds by the end of this year. This estimate doesn't include individual attacks which occur even more frequently (Cybersecurity Ventures). Employing the right cybersecurity strategies to stay ahead of their endless attacks can sometimes feel like the cybersecurity goalpost is moving every second.

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Cybersecurity

Enhancing Our IT Help Desk Support

January 28, 2021

When calling in for IT help desk support, there are some days you may be faced with waiting on hold. Instead of holding, what if you could use that time to be productive?  At Systems Engineering, we recognize your time is valuable. Our latest enhancement offers you the choice to save your place in line, giving you some time back in your day. This provides you with  flexibility when calling help desk during peak times.

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IT Solutions & Support

Security Alert: Apple iOS 14.4 Urgent Update

January 27, 2021

On Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Apple support released a new update for iPhone and iPad with security fixes for three vulnerabilities that may have been actively exploited. The latest version of  iOS & iPadOS 14.4 fixes the security bugs that may be under active attack by hackers.

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Security Bulletins & Alerts

What is Digital Transformation?

January 21, 2021

What is digital transformation, and what does it mean to my organization? The concept of digital transformation takes on many different meanings. What business you are in will dictate the specific factors involved. For many companies, the pandemic jump-started their digital transformation. Others simply embraced the changes they already had underway. Aspects of digital transformation that speak to all organizations include the need to be adaptive, resilient, and relevant to customers and stakeholders. Here is a look at what it means to adopt digital transformation within your organization.

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Business Transformation

Managing Cybersecurity Risk: How to Address and Reduce Risks

January 14, 2021

When interviewing candidates for a position on the Systems Engineering Advisory Services team, I almost always ask, "What is the right way to assess and manage cybersecurity risk?" Even the most seasoned cybersecurity professionals will pause to think about the best way to answer. The truth is, there is no 'right way.' 

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Cybersecurity