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Tech News Recap for the Week of 04/05/21

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Tech News Recap for the Week of 04/05/21

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s our recap of tech stories you may have missed the week of 04/05/21!

Tech News Recap for the Week of 03/29/21

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s our recap of tech stories you may have missed the week of 03/29/21!

Is It Possible for Security to Coexist with Hybrid Work Post Pandemic?

By Randy Becker, VP & Principal Security Architect The pandemic has brought new and interesting challenges for all of us to deal with and certainly the balance of supporting users working remotely while ensuring security has not been easy. Initially we all had to scramble to figure out ways to allow employees to work from home. Some crazy things happened, including people bringing their desktop PCs home, connecting home PCs (with unsupported operating systems) to corporate VPNs, etc. Now we are seeing discussions about returning to work. What does that look like and what is it called?

Tech News Recap for the Week of 03/22/21

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s our recap of tech stories you may have missed the week of 03/22/21!

The Heroic Immutable Backup: Your Last Level of Protection Against Ransomware

By Randy Becker, CISO & VP, Network and Security Consulting I am often asked by customers, “If you could only do one thing to improve your security posture right now what would it be?” That’s an easy answer: implement immutable backups to protect against a ransomware attack. So, what exactly is an immutable backup? Simply stated, it is a backup that is read-only and cannot be deleted by anyone, including an administrator, threat actors, or, you know, the “bad guys.”

Tech News Recap for the Week of 03/15/21

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s our recap of tech stories you may have missed the week of 03/15/21!

One Script to Mitigate, Scan for Malware, & Repair On-Premises Exchange Servers!

By Randy Becker, CISO & VP, Network and Security Consulting Microsoft just released a new PowerShell script called the Exchange On-premises Mitigation Tool (EOMT). https://github.com/microsoft/CSS-Exchange/tree/main/Security#exchange-on-premises-mitigation-tool-eomt. This single script will automatically grab necessary downloads and dependencies for mitigation and malware scan, and reverse changes made by known threats.

Tech News Recap for the Week of 03/08/21

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s our recap of tech stories you may have missed the week of 03/08/21!

Patch Tuesday March 2021 Edition...Exchange Exploits Escalate

By Randy Becker, CISO & VP, Network and Security Consulting As if the SolarWinds fiasco and the massive global on-premises Exchange Servers attack weren’t bad enough, here comes Microsoft Patch Tuesday for March 2021. Microsoft Patch Tuesday announces 82 vulnerabilities, with 10 plus classified as critical, 1 zero-day exploit, and 72 as important. These have all be fixed in this month’s update courtesy of Microsoft. Of special note, these numbers do not include the 7 Microsoft Exchange and 33 Chromium Edge vulnerabilities already released.  

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