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How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan – Pt. 2

Hurricane Dorian ravaged the Bahamas and then the Atlantic provinces of Canada.  On the 1,000-mile trip up the Atlantic coast, it might have swung and hit any of those neighboring states head-on and caused enormous damage.  Instead, it spared most of the US. Let’s use this near-miss as an opportunity...
How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan

How to Create a Disaster Recovery Plan – Pt. 1

Recently, Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas, and drifted north up the Atlantic Ocean.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the storm! Even as our thoughts go out to others, we must also use this devastating incident to remind ourselves that disasters happen.  Use this as an...
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The End is Near for Windows 7

The End is Near!  At least, for Windows 7… Jan. 14, 2020 will be the last day that Microsoft will provide security updates for Windows 7.  The software will still work on existing PCs, but it will become increasingly vulnerable to malware because Microsoft will discontinue regular support and security...
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The Cyber Kill Chain Model is Obsolete

In the early 2000s, Lockheed Martin defined the cyber kill chain framework to identify the stages in which cyber adversaries attack an organization.Tom Kellermann, chief cybersecurity officer at Carbon Black, now declares that model insufficient.As covered by Aaron Tan of ComputerWeekly.com, the original cyber kill chain model identifies a sequence...