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log4j vulnerability

Log4j Vulnerability Affects Majority of Businesses

Sure, you probably expected the usual Microsoft updates, but who saw the Log4j vulnerability coming? The recently discovered Log4j flaw is like the gift that keeps on giving. Except instead of a gift, it’s a headache. And, instead of giving, it’s lingering. Already, three patches have been issued. Yes, three....
hardware vulnerabilities

Hard Lessons In Hardware Vulnerabilities

When you buy hardware, you expect it to work right out of the box. You also expect it to be less exposed than software because of hardwiring. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Those metal boxes contain thousands, if not millions of lines of vulnerable programming. Because the role of...
Cybersecurity and Ransomware evolution

Ransomware is Evolving. Is Your Cybersecurity?

Maybe your business is one of the lucky ones. Maybe you’ve never dealt with a data breach, hack, or ransomware attack. But, if you think of ransomware as something that happens to “the other guys,” you might want to reconsider. Recent surveys estimate that ransomware attacks targeted 67% of organizations...
it compliance

The 3 Pillars of IT Compliance: Practice, Documentation, Proof

These days, businesses of all sizes are concerned about IT compliance and regulations. The rise of ransomware attacks, data breaches, and subsequent litigation forces companies, non-profits, and government agencies to worry about what’s happening throughout their supply chain. Organizations that never worried such problems before are now suddenly receiving letters...
holiday phishing scams

Avoid These Holiday Phishing Scams

‘Tis the holiday season! It’s time for presents, family, and sadly, new holiday phishing scams. Recently, it was noted how phishing attacks form the spearhead to attack organizations. Key to blunting their effectiveness is educating your team about new types of fraud. As the holidays approach and to-do lists lengthen,...