Data Backup and Replication: Why Organizations May Need Both

April 15, 2024

Imagine the impact on your organization in the event of an IT disaster like an office fire, systems failure, or ransomware attack. If all your data vanished, how quickly could your organization bounce back? Would it be a matter of minutes, hours, days, or even weeks? Consider the repercussions on your customers and employees. These are the critical data resiliency queries that business leaders must address when evaluating their data backup solutions and recovery strategies.

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Business Transformation

SECURITY ALERT: FortiClient EMS - (CVE-2023-48788 & CVE-2023-47534)

March 15, 2024

Systems Engineering is aware of two vulnerabilities, the Fortinet FortiClient EMS Pervasive SQL injection in DAS component (CVE-2023-48788) and FortiClient EMS - CSV injection in the log download feature (CVE-2023-47534).

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Security Bulletins & Alerts

Unsupported Operating Systems (OS) and Software

March 13, 2024

The following is provided for reference purposes and to inform clients as to which versions of these common products are supported by the manufacturer and therefore covered under our service terms.

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Mobile Application Management (MAM): Secure Critical Data on BYOD

March 12, 2024

In today's digital landscape, the prevalence of remote work has led to an increasing reliance on employees' personal devices for various tasks. From sending emails to accessing applications and reviewing documents, the convenience of utilizing personal devices for business productivity actions has become commonplace. While this trend offers undeniable benefits in terms of flexibility and efficiency, it also introduces new risks to sensitive company data.

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Workforce Enablement, Cloud Security

Systems Engineering to Lead Cyber Risk Panel Discussion at The ESOP Association New England Chapter 2024 Spring Conference

March 06, 2024

PORTLAND, ME, March 6, 2024 — Systems Engineering, the premier managed technology services provider in New England, is proud to announce its upcoming participation at The ESOP Association New England Chapter 2024 Spring Conference, scheduled for March 13-14, 2024, in Nashua, New Hampshire. As part of its commitment to enhancing cybersecurity awareness and resilience among employee-owned companies, Systems Engineering will lead a critical session to help Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) organizations safeguard against cyberthreats.

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Defend Your SMB Against Brute-Force Attacks: 8 Essential Strategies

February 29, 2024

In the past few months, the security operations team of Systems Engineering has detected a significant increase in unauthorized attempts to access devices via remote networks among our monitored client base. This type of intrusion is commonly referred to as a brute-force attack. In a brute-force attack, threat actors relentlessly try different combinations of usernames and passwords until they successfully guess the correct credentials. 

Organizations must understand the significance of safeguarding their systems and data against cyber attacks. It is essential to take proactive measures to prevent threat actors from gaining unauthorized network access. Here are 8 actionable steps to help protect against such attacks.

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Systems Engineering Elevates Cybersecurity Leadership with Kent Goodrow as New Chief Information Security Officer

February 14, 2024

Goodrow to Spearhead Advanced Security Strategies in an Era of Escalating Cyberthreats

Portland, Maine – February 14, 2024 – In a strategic move to fortify its cybersecurity leadership, Systems Engineering, the premier managed technology services provider in New England, is proud to announce the appointment of Kent Goodrow to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO.) With over a decade of experience in the technology and cybersecurity fields, Goodrow's appointment signifies the firm's commitment to further advancing its cybersecurity maturity, capabilities, and resilience.  

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