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Are these top insider threats lurking behind your doors?

Organizations sometimes fail to consider the true risks that insiders pose to their cybersecurity. Yet, internal risks are every bit as dangerous and damaging as the external ones, even if there is not malicious intent.

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Category: cybersecurity

Don't Sleep on HIPAA and Cybersecurity

The recent events of the Colonial Pipeline gas shortage in the Southeast have highlighted a very real concern for our nation’s cybersecurity. Cyber criminals are still out there, and seemingly stronger than ever. But in our representation of nursing homes and assisted living providers nationwide, we know too well that cyber criminals do not just cause the high profile, disabling gas shortages you read about in the news. No. We know that cyber criminals attack, nay even target, smaller... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Dept. of Energy Launches Plan to Protect Electric Grid from Cyberattack

Over the next 100 days, the DoE will work with electric utilities to improve visibility, detection, and response for industrial control systems. The US Department of Energy today announced a 100-day plan to improve the cybersecurity of electric utilities' industrial control systems and the energy sector's supply chain. This plan, a coordinated effort among the DoE, electricity industry, and the DHS' Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), aims to address... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Thousands of US organizations hit in ongoing Microsoft Exchange hack

Multiple hacking groups are exploiting vulnerabilities to backdoor unpatched servers. Tens of thousands of US-based organizations are running Microsoft Exchange servers that have been backdoored by threat actors who are stealing administrator passwords and exploiting critical vulnerabilities in the email and calendaring application, it was widely reported. Microsoft issued emergency patches on Tuesday, but they do nothing to disinfect systems that are already compromised.   ... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Friday, March 12, 2021

Top reasons to hire a Managed Services Provider in 2021

Remote work and improving its enablement are here for a while, and as business needs adapt, the importance of trusted partnerships has increased for the SMB community.  One thing that has not changed is the need for professional IT services. In fact, as remote work has become more commonplace, IT needs have become more necessary and a bit more complex.  As companies work to refine and implement the business plan for 2021, and strategize ways to acquire new and retain existing customers,... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Thursday, February 4, 2021

Beware: PayPal phishing texts state your account is 'limited'

A PayPal text message phishing campaign is underway that attempts to steal your account credentials and other sensitive information that can be used for identity theft. A new SMS text phishing (smishing) campaign pretends to be from PayPal, stating that your account has been permanently limited unless you verify your account by clicking on a link. "PayPal: We've permanently limited your account, please click link below to verify," the smishing text message reads. ... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Monday, January 4, 2021

Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

Summary This advisory was updated to include information on Conti, TrickBot, and BazarLoader, including new IOCs and Yara Rules for detection. This advisory uses the MITRE Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Common Knowledge (ATT&CK®) version 7 framework. See the  ATT&CK for Enterprise version 7  for all referenced threat actor tactics and techniques. This joint cybersecurity advisory was coauthored by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency... Read More
Posted by Jason Smith at Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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