Remote access software is widely used by small businesses for work-from-home. Yet there are security problems. Adding layers can help shore up protections. In 2020, the number of people working remotely jumped dramatically. Yet unsafe work-from-home solutions increase the small business’s attack surface. Adding layers of online protection can help … Continue reading
Calyptix Security Releases AccessEnforcer 5.0 Beta to Add Network Authentication for Microsoft RDP and SSH Access
Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security Corporation, maker of the AccessEnforcer® UTM Firewall, today announced the release of AccessEnforcer 5.0 Beta at CompTIA ChannelCon Online which adds GatekeeperTM and Geo Fence, innovative new features for small business to secure remote access to potentially vulnerable systems and provide a work from home … Continue reading
Risk assessments are a HIPAA requirement. Yet, seven of the nine HIPAA penalties announced this year (78%) were levied on organizations that failed to conduct one.
In this post, we explore two cases where risk assessments were not conducted, and also highlight a free resource to help smaller organizations get the job done.Continue Reading →
Ransomware attacks have changed. They’re more targeted, more dangerous, and causing more financial damage to victims than ever, according to the FBI.
See the industries hit hardest by the new rash of ransomware attacks – including examples of companies that ransomware killed. You’ll see the tactics being used and how to fight them.Continue Reading →
More cyber attacks that target managed service providers (MSPs) and other IT services have surfaced, according to new research from Symantec.
See more about the attack and how it fits into a growing number of attacks against the IT industry and its clients.Continue Reading →
Federal agencies -- including the NSA and CISA -- are alerting the public to a major security vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft Windows (pre Windows 8). Researchers fear the flaw, dubbed BlueKeep, may be used for a widespread cyber attack like the WannaCry ransomware event in 2017.
Inside, find out if you're vulnerable to BlueKeep, how to patch it, and see workarounds if you're stuck with old versions of Windows.Continue Reading →