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Accellion cyber security issues

Urgent Patches & Attacks, as Accellion Troubles Continue

New vulnerabilities and attacks emerge on a daily basis. IT professionals must be constantly aware and spread the word to their peers. We also must inform our non-technical colleagues so that they can avoid becoming victims themselves. The critical vulnerabilities covered here primarily target technical peers who apply the patches....
cyber crime report for February

February Is Cold, Cyber Crime Colder

As ransomware continues to plague organizations, attackers find other creative ways to breach your systems. These attacks are both a warning and insight into malicious trends. The question – will the bar for minimum compliance be raised? And, will it put a stop to certain types of cyber crime? Free,...
Windows vulnerability to patch now

You Need to Patch this Windows Vulnerability Now

February’s Patching Tuesday arrived with another batch of urgent and critical patches for vulnerabilities. One set of three Windows TCP/IP vulnerabilities even merited a special warning. The three critical and high-severity vulnerabilities all expose organizations to remote exploitation by unauthenticated attackers, and should be patched as quickly as possible. Two...
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Here’s How to Strengthen Your Microsoft 365 Security

During quarantine, many organizations moved to the cloud. But, if you're new to the cloud, you may not know all of the options available to defend one of the most commonly used productivity platforms in the world, Microsoft 365. With email phishing as the leading entry point for ransomware attacks,...
Cyber security updates for January 2021

Cyber Security Happenings from January 2021

Law enforcement is striking back.The FBI joined other international agencies to seize the servers of prominent Emotet and Netwalker Ransomware cybercriminal organizations.Will these actions help counter the rising tide of cybercrime?  It's a start.However, only widespread cyber-security maturity can deter cyber criminals. With that said, let’s advance our understanding by...