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Pioneers in Tech: Lynn Conway’s story

Pioneers in Tech: Lynn Conway’s story

For this week’s Pioneers in Tech, Lynn Conway is in the spotlight. Lynn, a 2014 Computer History Museum fellow, belongs on any list of technology pioneers for her work alone. Working at Xerox PARC, she invented scalable design rules for VLSI...

/ June 10, 2022
Blast off with FestivITies 2022: Galactic giveaways!

Blast off with FestivITies 2022: Galactic giveaways!

We at Barracuda MSP know the important role an MSP plays in the cybersecurity ecosystem. We think MSPs are out of this world. To thank and celebrate MSPs, Barracuda MSP has joined forces with Auvik and 6 other MSP vendors,...

/ June 9, 2022
Zero-trust IT creates major opportunity for MSPs

Zero-trust IT creates major opportunity for MSPs

Interest levels in approaches to creating zero-trust IT environments are now reaching a zenith. A survey of 800 IT and security professionals, conducted by The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), finds 94 percent of respondents are in the process of implementing...

/ June 8, 2022
Remote work has forever changed managed services

Remote work has forever changed managed services

When the shift to remote work first occurred, there was a sense that no matter how bad the COVID-19 pandemic became there would be a return to the office. Two years later the pandemic is still with us, and the...

/ June 6, 2022 / 4 Comments
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: critical vulnerability affecting Atlassian Confluence Server

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: critical vulnerability affecting Atlassian Confluence Server

A zero-day exploit has been discovered in all versions of Atlassian Confluence Server and Data Center products. This vulnerability is actively being exploited by cyberattackers. It allows threat actors to gain full control of vulnerable systems without using credentials and...

/ June 4, 2022
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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Microsoft Windows critical remote code execution

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Microsoft Windows critical remote code execution

Microsoft released an emergency update for a critical remote code execution vulnerability for all Windows versions that are still receiving security updates (Windows 7+ and Server 2008+). This vulnerability allows an attacker to utilize the software to execute arbitrary code...

/ May 31, 2022 / 6 Comments
Multi-cloud is here to stay

Multi-cloud is here to stay

A survey of 360 CIOs and IT leaders in the US and the United Kingdom finds 82 percent of respondents have adopted multiple clouds, with more than three-quarters (78 percent) deploying workloads in more than three public clouds. Conducted by...

/ May 30, 2022
Tech Time Warp: Happy 19th birthday to WordPress!

Tech Time Warp: Happy 19th birthday to WordPress!

In this week’s Tech Time Warp, we’re celebrating one of the most well-known content management systems. This system powering more than 43% of the world’s websites (including this one) celebrates its 19th birthday this year. On May 27, 2003, co-founders...

/ May 27, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Apple macOS Critical Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Apple macOS Critical Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Apple has released an emergency update for a critical kernel privilege escalation vulnerability in macOS Big Sur 11. This vulnerability allows an attacker to utilize the app to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Barracuda MSP recommends updating to the...

/ May 24, 2022
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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Zyxel Firewall vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Zyxel Firewall vulnerability

Zyxel’s ATP, VPN, and USG FLEX series business firewalls are affected by a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability that allows unauthenticated malicious attackers to execute arbitrary commands on the affected devices. Over 20,800 devices have been affected by this vulnerability,...

/ May 20, 2022