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Cyber Risks of Poor Security Patch Management

April 21, 2022

As many applications now live in the cloud, it’s easy to lose sight of basic network hygiene. One might assume that patching has become less critical now that more data lives in replicated cloud storage environments. You may also think that using the latest cloud security tools, like multi-factor authentication (MFA), is enough to keep you protected from increasing cyberattacks.

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Cybersecurity, IT Solutions & Support

SECURITY BULLETIN: Russian Cyberattack Risks Escalate Based on Evolving Intelligence

March 22, 2022

In recent weeks, The White House held a cybersecurity press briefing with the Deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) for Cyber and Emerging Technologies, who urged "private sector partners to take immediate action to shore up their defenses against potential cyberattacks." This comes after earlier warnings from The White House for heightened awareness surrounding Russian cyberattacks.

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Cybersecurity

3 Security Best Practices to Prevent Ransomware

February 23, 2022

In response to the Russian aggression and subsequent invasion of Ukraine, President Biden swiftly imposed stiff sanctions on Russia. This announcement was shortly followed by U.S. security experts calling for heightened awareness of Russian cyberattacks on U.S. businesses and the economic sector. As of today, U.S. officials have not identified any specific, credible threats related to the Russian-Ukraine tensions, however past cyber threats out of Russia call for increased vigilance.

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Cybersecurity

Avoid Email Security Compromises With These Best Practices

January 20, 2022

Every day, before you have even finished your first cup of coffee, you've likely sifted through a myriad of email messages, most of which are equally important and require action. However, behind some messages is a hopeful cybercriminal waiting for you to react to their sophisticated phishing email. So how can you recognize and react to the fraudulent emails coming at you multiple times a day?

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Cybersecurity, Network Security

What is Zero Trust?

January 13, 2022

Your business faces security challenges today that simply didn't exist ten or even five years ago. Consider the influence of the pandemic in just the last two years. The unexpected situation prompted many organizations to rapidly adopt a remote workforce in an effort to continue operating.

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Cybersecurity

Top 5 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small to Medium Businesses

January 07, 2022

Social engineering attacks on unsuspecting employees continue to be a favorite tactic among cyberhackers. Employee behaviors, such as clicking on fraudulent links in emails, reusing passwords across business and personal accounts, or downloading PDFs containing ransomware, put a company at risk. Small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) can reduce these risks by employing the following cybersecurity best practices within their organizations.

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Cybersecurity

What to Know About CMMC: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification

January 03, 2022

The increasing theft of intellectual property and sensitive information is at an all-time high and a growing threat to our national security. The 2021 ransomware attacks on the largest gasoline pipeline and meat producer in the U.S. are clear evidence of these increasingly frequent and complex cyberattacks.

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Cybersecurity, Compliance