Business Benefits of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

June 15, 2023

Today, most organizations agree that cybersecurity risk is also a primary business risk. As organizations look for ways to reduce their cybersecurity risks while being mindful of their budgets, many are turning to multi-year plans to gradually increase the strength of their cybersecurity program. One of the best ways to organize and prioritize your cybersecurity planning is by

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SECURITY ALERT: FortiOS & FortiProxy heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability: FG-IR-23-097

June 13, 2023

Systems Engineering is aware of the following vulnerability in FortiOS.
CVE-2023-27997/ FG-IR-23-097: FortiOS & FortiProxy - Heap buffer overflow in Secure Socket Layer Virtual Private Network (SSL-VPN) pre-authentication.

FortiGuard has rated this vulnerability as a Critical risk.

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Security Bulletins & Alerts

ChatGPT and Your Organization

June 09, 2023

OpenAI's ChatGPT is all over the news and creating a lot of questions. The goal of this blog is to help clarify what this all means, where it's headed, and what cautions you might want to take as an organization responsible for protecting sensitive and personal data.

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Business Transformation

Systems Engineering Named 2023 MSP Rookie Partner of the Year by Arctic Wolf

June 07, 2023

New England-based Firm Recognized by Security Operations Leader

PORTLAND, ME, June 7, 2023 – Systems Engineering has been named Arctic Wolf's MSP Rookie Partner of the Year for 2023.This honor recognizes the company's commitment to improving its customers' cybersecurity posture through a strategic partnership with Arctic Wolf that focuses on joint business growth and planning, engagement and training, demand generation, and executive and security practice alignment.

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Hybrid IT Services Model: Best of Both Insourcing and Outsourcing

May 26, 2023

A common trait of successful businesses is recognizing how to optimize the value of its staff and third-party partners for sustainable growth. Organizations can maximize returns by ensuring employees focus on the high-value tasks they were hired for and finding alternatives for the business's general, repeatable, and scalable needs.

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IT Solutions & Support

Ask Your Potential Managed Service Provider These 7 Questions

May 05, 2023

Managed technology service providers have become the model of choice for most small and medium-sized businesses driven by digital transformation, cloud adoption, and the talent shortage for expert IT and cybersecurity resources. If you are considering adopting this model for the first time or making a change in managed service providers, be sure you are making an informed and strategic choice; it's a business where capabilities, expertise, and services vary widely.

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IT Solutions & Support

SECURITY ALERT: Critical Zero-day Update Available for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

April 20, 2023

Apple has released a critical security update to address zero-day vulnerabilities in both iPhone and iPad, as well as Mac devices. If you have not already installed the most recent version to your Apple devices (16.4.1 for the iPhone and iPad, and Ventura 13.3.1 for Mac computers), please complete this update as soon as possible. 

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Security Bulletins & Alerts