Category Archives: Cybersecurity

Cyber Security Framework Complexity – Simplified

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There are a ton of cyber security frameworks out there.  Depending on your line of business you may have become acquainted with NIST, HIPAA, PCI DDS, ISO/IEC, SOC, or others.  There are a lot of commonalities amongst these frameworks with complexity being foremost.  We want to break some of that complexity down. Starts with Questions […]

How To Send Encrypted Email in Outlook

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There are a lot of business reasons why you may want to send encrypted email.  It could be sensitive financial data, or personal information about employees.  Maybe you work in healthcare and need to send personal health information that is protected by HIPAA.  There could be several other reasons.  There’s also not only one way […]

Hackers Using Evolving Attacks To Defeat MFA

Hackers Using Attacks To Defeat MFA

Multifactor Authentication has become a part of our modern world.  Its an essential part of a network security plan.  However, hackers are using evolving attacks to defeat MFA.  Let’s look at some of those attacks and see what can be done to protect against them. What is Multifactor Authentication? “Deploying MFA means you require more […]

Zero Day Vulnerabilities Found in Microsoft Exchange Server

Zero day vulnerability found in mircosoft exchange server

In the last 24 hours there have been reports online of 2 zero day vulnerabilities that have been detected in Microsoft Exchange Server.  These vulnerabilities only apply to On Premise Exchange versions 2013, 2016, and 2019.  They do not apply to Microsoft Exchange Online which is part of the Office 365 Suite. What We Know […]

How Eagle Mountain City Could Have Prevented a 1.13 Million Dollar Security Breach

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News spread fast about a recent security breach at Eagle Mountain City that may end up costing taxpayers $1.13 Million Dollars.  Limited information about the attack is available.  There are a lot of things that could have been done to prevent it. What We Know KSL News reported on the breach. EAGLE MOUNTAIN, Utah– Officials […]

Cyber Security Insurance

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We’ve had a lot of conversations with clients recently that were trying to get covered with Cyber Security Insurance for the first time or going through a renewal.  Claims paid out by cyber insurance companies have gone up significantly in the last few years because of ransomware, phishing, and other threats.  Insurance companies are getting […]

Top 5 Phishing Threats You Need to Know About for 2022

Phishing Scam

Moving into 2022, cybersecurity is a hot topic. With hacking and data breaches on the rise, it is more important than ever for individuals and businesses to protect their digital information. You may think phishing is a hacking tool of the past, but hackers and cybercriminals still use phishing and social engineering to steal personal […]

2021 Cybersecurity Year In Review

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In 2021, cybersecurity continued to be a top concern for businesses and individuals alike. Despite increased awareness and investment in cybersecurity solutions, there were still many high-profile cyberattacks that affected both organizations and individual users. When we see these high-profile attacks on the news, it’s important to use them as case studies so we can […]

How to Detect Phishing Attacks

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Phishing attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated as technologies advance. Cyber criminals are finding new ways to trick people into giving up their credentials, banking information, or other sensitive data.  Attackers use many different techniques to break into systems including building fake websites that look authentic, sending emails disguised as being from companies you […]