The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency is urging OT operators to read up on ransomware and protect critical infrastructure.
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You invested in strong endpoint detection, conducted robust training on spotting a phishing attempt and conduct a thorough patch management program, but it happens away: your organization is locked out of its systems until you pay a hefty ransom of Bitcoin to an unknown cybercriminal. Now what do you do? If your backups were stored […]
As the company looks to continue keeping pace with Microsoft, Google is making tons of updates to Workspace, including making the cloud-based productivity and collaboration suite available to anyone with a Google account. Now, users no longer need an enterprise account to use extra features in tools like Drive, Docs, Sheets, Meet and more, giving […]
Computer memory maker confirms ransomware attack; White House urges private sector to do more to protect against cyberattacks.
If you haven’t yet applied Microsoft’s monthly round of security patches, IT administrators should do so immediately to prevent malicious actors from exploiting 50 security flaws, including six zero-day vulnerabilities that were being actively exploited. The patches remedy vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to perform attacks utilizing remote code execution, denial of service, privilege escalation […]
As end users begin to transition back to the office – at least part of the time – the IT department is now tasked with making sure devices that were taken home are accounted for and that each employee has the tools they need to work regardless of where they actually work. Many organizations invested […]
As ransomware attacks rise, the White House is urging the private sector to do more to protect against the escalating threat and ease the burden placed on federal law enforcement and cybersecurity officials. Anne Neuberger, deputy assistant to President Biden and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology, wrote in a letter to […]
If you pay attention to the news, then you’ve seen a truly alarming rise in high-profile ransomware attacks in recent weeks. This recent spate of hackers demanding payments in cryptocurrency in return for releasing a company’s data from hostage began with the Colonial Pipeline and Ireland’s health services and has continued with the attack on […]
It is my first day back in the office in well over a year, and minus the Boston-area traffic on my way in this morning, it felt kind of good to get out of the house and see some of my coworkers again. However, tech issues were abound as we all fired up our monitors […]
As cyber attacks are on the rise, what are some protocols IT managers can prioritize among staff?