Category: Security

AI
Five ways cybercriminals use AI to wreak havoc

Five ways cybercriminals use AI to wreak havoc

It seems that each time there is a new technology advancement, criminals quickly cut to the front of the line when it comes to dreaming up new applications. That is the case with generative artificial intelligence (AI), which has been...

/ February 29, 2024
quantum computing
Quantum hasn’t taken a quantum leap – yet

Quantum hasn’t taken a quantum leap – yet

While artificial intelligence (AI) has been sucking all the oxygen out of the room when it comes to IT discussion and hype, another change is on the horizon. It may be just as consequential, and managed service providers (MSPs) would...

/ February 28, 2024
Peak performance: SASE ski adventures in Tirol, Austria

Peak performance: SASE ski adventures in Tirol, Austria

The heartbeat gets faster. One quick decision influences the next move. Thinking rapidly … you feel cold, but you may also be sweating. Actually, you can’t differentiate. This is what it may feel like when you are an IT Admin,...

/ February 27, 2024
cybersecurity
MSPs have an opportunity to change the cybersecurity game

MSPs have an opportunity to change the cybersecurity game

For as long as anyone can remember, cybersecurity has been a game of whac-a-mole where resources are hopefully marshaled in time to thwart a threat either before damage is inflicted or, at the very least, as quickly as possible once...

/ February 26, 2024
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Active exploitation of Microsoft vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Active exploitation of Microsoft vulnerability

Microsoft announced that a recently disclosed security flaw had been exploited just one day after it released fixes for the vulnerability. CVE-2024-21410, an Exchange Server vulnerability, with a CVSS score of 9.8, allows threat actors to escalate privileges of the...

/ February 21, 2024
XDR Threats
XDR round-up 2023: High-severity threats on the rise, peak during holidays

XDR round-up 2023: High-severity threats on the rise, peak during holidays

In 2023, Barracuda XDR, including its team of SOC analysts on 24-hour watch, cut through nearly two trillion (1,640 billion) IT events to isolate tens of thousands of potentially high-risk security threats. Security researchers have analyzed the most prevalent XDR detections...

/ February 21, 2024
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: ConnectWise critical vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: ConnectWise critical vulnerabilities

Two critical vulnerabilities have been discovered with ConnectWise ScreenConnect’s on-premises instances. These vulnerabilities could result in compromise of sensitive data, unauthorized system modifications, and potential lateral movement within the network. To minimize your exposure, apply the recommendations from this Cybersecurity...

/ February 20, 2024
Cybersecurity priorities
Cybersecurity priorities for MSPs to focus on this year

Cybersecurity priorities for MSPs to focus on this year

Many organizations conduct surveys every year about the evolving threats and cybersecurity concerns that enterprises are faced with. Info-Tech Research Group’s report is a must-read for all security stakeholders, chief information security officers (CISOs), and managed service providers (MSPs). Some...

/ February 19, 2024
email
How to help your clients comply with new Google and Yahoo email requirements

How to help your clients comply with new Google and Yahoo email requirements

When it comes to email security, most of the focus is on what happens when a malicious email is received. Optimally, a multi-layered approach will help filter out phishing emails and other attacks via technology and user training. But some...

/ February 15, 2024
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: New Ivanti vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: New Ivanti vulnerability

Ivanti has warned customers of a new security flaw that could allow attackers to bypass authentication. The vulnerability, CVE-2024-22024, has received a CVSS score of 8.3. Read this Cybersecurity Threat Advisory to learn the significant risk this threat poses to...

/ February 14, 2024