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November Security Patches and Attacks You Need to Know About

While Microsoft and other vendors issue patches monthly, attackers provide daily reminders to address your vulnerabilities. As new attacks arise and software programs reach the end of their support, you need to make sure to stay current, protect your organization, and continue monitoring for malicious activity. These newest patches and...
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Why You Need to be Using Multi-Factor Authentication

You wouldn’t use your pet’s name for your password, right? And, of course, you know that using “password123456” is a bad decision. Now, you can add another bad practice to your list of “no-no’s.” The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) always maintains a Bad Practices Catalog of “exceptionally...
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How Cyberattacks are Evolving in 2021

For the final week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, there’s an important reminder: put cybersecurity first. Ideally, your organization adopts a secure philosophy. Unfortunately, widespread cybersecurity awareness still remains elusive for some. The full weight of protecting the organization falls often upon the IT security team, who must also make up...
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How to Avoid Ransomware Consequences

Can you believe the third week of cybersecurity awareness month is already here? This week’s theme: Explore. Experience. Share. In honor of this spirit, let’s explore some of the latest issues, learn how to avoid some negative experiences, and share in the latest information available. From newly released patches to...
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Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Phight the Phish

Welcome to the second week of CISA’s Cybersecurity Awareness month! This week’s theme focuses on phishing and the importance of reducing the effectiveness of this attack. For many years, attackers have relied on a few common types of phishing attacks. And for years, businesses like yours relied on three key...