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Category: cyber threats

But We Had Cyber Liability Insurance

But We Had Cyber Liability Insurance Cyber Liability Insurance

Literally as I was getting ready to write this newsletter, I got a scheduling request from an organization that noted in the request for the meeting – “We fell victim to a phishing scam and lost $177,000”. The heartbreaking part of the conversation was that the organization had a separate cyber liability insurance policy and […]

FBI and CISA Warn Of New Cyber Attacks Coming

FBI and CISA Warn Of New Cyber Attacks Coming New Cyber Attacks Coming

We all are watching in shock and disgust at the atrocities being committed in Ukraine. Our thoughts, prayers and hopefully soon to be delivered tactical support are with each and every one of the citizens of Ukraine. In conjunction with the physical attack and invasion launched by Russia directly against the Ukraine people, the FBI, […]

Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability

Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability

Urgent Microsoft Exchange Vulnerability Microsoft acknowledged on Tuesday 3/2/2021 that there was a series of significant Zero-Day vulnerabilities related to Microsoft Exchange servers and has released an emergency patch that should be applied immediately to mitigate the risks to all organizations.  The vulnerability affects on-premise Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server 2016, and Microsoft […]

Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Managment (SIEM) – Be careful of the buzzwords

Security Operations Center (SOC) and Security Information and Event Managment (SIEM) – Be careful of the buzzwords I.T. Buzzwords

SOC and SIEM… the Latest Buzzwords About 8 years ago when Managed I.T. Services was starting to gain a foothold in the small and medium sized business space, the term “Proactive” was coined as the hot buzzword. Outsourced I.T. services were transitioning from a fully reactionary model in which businesses paid based upon block hours […]

Cyber-Security is a SHARED Responsibility

Cyber-Security is a SHARED Responsibility Cyber-security is a shared responsibility

What kind of process do you have around analyzing your risk and liability as it pertains to cyber-security?  That’s one of the questions we ask when we are talking with prospective clients who are curious as to how we can help their organization.  9 times out of 10, the answer that we get to this […]