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Threats and Infrastructure

From Arctic Wolf SUMMARY On February 7, 2024, CISA issued an advisory detailing their discoveries concerning state-sponsored cyber actors linked to the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Notably, the PRC-affiliated threat actor, Volt Typhoon, is actively engaged in efforts to infiltrate IT networks, with the potential aim of launching cyberattacks on vital U.S. infrastructure in […]

Posted: March 21, 2024 | View More »

Multi-Factor Authentication

By Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency OVERVIEW Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a layered approach to securing physical and logical access where a system requires a user to present a combination of two or more different authenticators to verify a user’s identity for login. MFA increases security because even if one authenticator becomes compromised, unauthorized users […]

Posted: February 1, 2024 | View More »

Hyper-Personalized Phishing Attacks on the Rise

Phishing attacks are flooding in like never before and becoming more sophisticated. In 2023, there was a 47.2% increase in phishing attacks compared to the previous years. The attacks are also spreading beyond emails to text messages, phone calls, and other forms of personal communication. AI TOOLS The rise in attacks is attributed to the […]

Posted: February 1, 2024 | View More »

A Love Letter From a Bad Actor:

My Dearest [insert your business name here], As I traverse the digital landscapes, my eyes have locked onto you—a gem of opportunity, wrapped in the illusion of security. Oh, the thrill of discovering your vulnerabilities, like hidden love notes waiting to be uncovered. Your outdated software, my sweet, whispers promises of unguarded entrances. It’s an […]

Posted: January 11, 2024 | View More »

Active Threat Hunting: A New Approach to SMB Security

who’s hiding in your network? Traditional IT security tools like antivirus and firewalls focus on prevention—in other words, trying to stop cybercriminals from breaking down your front door. And while these still play an important role today, hackers are finding new and innovative ways to bypass these systems and infiltrate SMB networks. So, what happens […]

Posted: January 2, 2024 | View More »

Is the Cloud Right for Me?

Deciding whether to get rid of on-premises servers and move to the cloud depends on various factors specific to your organization’s needs and circumstances. While there are advantages to both on-premises servers and cloud-based solutions, here are some reasons why organizations consider migrating to the cloud and eliminating on-premises servers: WHY MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD? […]

Posted: January 2, 2024 | View More »

What Is Business Email Compromise and Should I Be Concerned?

Did you know that email is the starting point for 91% of cyberattacks?* According to the FBI’s 2022 Congressional Report, business email compromise (BEC) is one of the fastest growing and most financially damaging internet enabled crimes. In 2022, the total adjusted losses from BEC accounted for over $2.7 billion, as reported by the Internet […]

Posted: October 30, 2023 | View More »

Cyber Savvy Shopping: Top IT Tips for Staying Safe on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest shopping events of the year, offering enticing deals and discounts on a wide range of products. However, as you scour the internet for the best bargains, it’s crucial to keep your cybersecurity in mind. Cybercriminals often exploit the shopping frenzy to launch various scams and […]

Posted: October 30, 2023 | View More »

Managed Detection and Response

Small businesses can no longer fly under the radar of cybercriminals. In fact, they’re being directly targeted because they’re less protected and more vulnerable than large enterprises. Faced with advanced exploitation schemes, new threat types and ransomware-as-a-service, the stakes are higher than ever.

Posted: September 28, 2023 | View More »

The Significance of Year-End IT Planning for Businesses

As the end of the year approaches, businesses of all sizes and industries engage in a flurry of activities, from closing financial books to preparing for the upcoming year’s strategies. Among these essential tasks, Year-End IT Planning stands out as a crucial process that can greatly impact an organization’s success in the coming year. In […]

Posted: September 28, 2023 | View More »

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Threats and Infrastructure

From Arctic Wolf SUMMARY On February 7, 2024, CISA issued an advisory detailing their discoveries concerning state-sponsored cyber actors linked to the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Notably, the PRC-affiliated threat actor, Volt Typhoon, is actively engaged in efforts to infiltrate IT networks, with the potential aim of launching cyberattacks on vital U.S. infrastructure in […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication

By Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency OVERVIEW Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a layered approach to securing physical and logical access where a system requires a user to present a combination of two or more different authenticators to verify a user’s identity for login. MFA increases security because even if one authenticator becomes compromised, unauthorized users […]

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