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Egregor Ransomware Seeks to Extort Businesses

by Calyptix, April 6, 2021

Ransomware mutates as quickly as it seems the coronavirus is developing new strains. The Federal Bureau of Investigations first observed Egregor ransomware in September 2020. Just a few months later, the bureau warned of an increased threat to businesses from Egregor ransomware operators. As of January 6 2021, this ransomware … Continue reading

Filed under : Malware , Top threats

You’ve Got Trouble: Mitigating the Microsoft Exchange Server Breach

by Calyptix, March 16, 2021

As many as 30,000 American small businesses and local municipalities could have been compromised in a recent Microsoft Exchange Server  breach. In early March, Microsoft warned that multiple bad actors were actively seeking to hack unpatched Exchange servers, and subsequently issued a series of patches. Here’s what happened, why it … Continue reading

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Partners of the Year for Calyptix’s Cybersecurity Solution 

by Calyptix, February 25, 2021

There may be an “I” in Calyptix, but like any good company we know the value of teamwork. Our AccessEnforcer® cybersecurity solution secures small business networks so customers can raise profits, protect investments, and control technology. Yet our flagship product’s success relies on our partnerships too. That’s why we annually … Continue reading

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Secure Your Small Business with Identity Access

by Calyptix, February 9, 2021

Cybercriminals are a non-discriminating bunch. They don’t care where your business is, your industry focus, or whether it is a large enterprise or small, family-run business. Identity access is an important part of robust defense of personal data, funds, intellectual property and more. This article will explore the problem from … Continue reading

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No Active Directory Necessary for AE 5.0.2 & Other Features, Changes

by Calyptix, January 29, 2021

As we bid farewell to a 2020, we welcome 2021 with a brand new AccessEnforcer release! This release introduces a slew of new Gatekeeper features and many exciting changes. We’ve listened to your feedback and no longer require active directory, can protect Internet of Things devices, and so much more. … Continue reading

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Networking, IoT Vendor Announces Breach at Third Party Cloud Provider

by Calyptix, January 15, 2021

The year 2020 saw many more businesses embracing remote networking solutions to power their work from home. Cybercriminals, recognizing the opportunity, sought out unauthorized access. In January, Ubiquiti emailed its customers informing them of a data breach at its third party cloud provider host. Regrettably, third party cloud provider breaches … Continue reading

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What is Zero Trust Security & is it within SMB reach?

by Calyptix, January 5, 2021

Digital business transformation is changing not only how we work, but also from where. It’s a boon for business. But it can escalate risk too. As you look to secure remote access, you’re probably asking what is Zero Trust Security? Small businesses may also incorrectly assume Zero Trust Networking is … Continue reading

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6 Lessons Learned from Local Clinic’s $1.5 million HIPAA Security Rule Fine

by Calyptix, December 15, 2020

If a business has $1.5 million available, it’s a safe bet it would rather not spend that money paying to settle violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules. So, taking a look at a September settlement by an orthopedic clinic, let us share … Continue reading

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