FBI Alert: RDP Exploited

Hope you don’t rely on RDP The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have released a new US-CERT Alert. Alert I-092718-PSA details the ramping up of cyber attacks exploiting the Remote Desktop Protocol. RDP is included with Windows, and with millions utilizing that operating system, the vulnerability is widespread. The alert states “The use of…

Syxsense Featured in Inc. Magazine

CMS is Revolutionizing IT Management In a recent article, Inc. Magazine featured Syxsense in an article titled “These Startups are Making Otherwise Boring Industries Extremely Attractive–Here’s How.” “Saying IT work is less-than-sexy might not be the understatement of the year, but it’d be in the running. Syxsense is looking to change that with their cloud-based patch…

Office 2019 Rollout with ‘Sneakernet’

How will you deploy Office 2019? Office 2019 is now available.  As of today, commercial volume license customers, Windows or Mac, can begin their deployment process. According to Microsoft’s statement, Office 2019 should be available to all customers within a few weeks. A new edition of Office means a massive rollout to the devices in…

Critical Out-of-Band Adobe Update

Updates Released for Acrobat Reader and DC on Mac and Windows A week after their usually-scheduled monthly update, Adobe released more patches to tackle several vulnerabilities. One of the vulnerabilities addressed is rated as critical. In their security bulletin, Adobe states “Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current…

How Many Tools Does It Take to Patch All Your Devices?

Comparing Patch Management Solutions Given the breadth of software systems in any given organization and the volume of patches being released by vendors, it’s not surprising that most IT departments are using more than one patch management tool, experts say. Take Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager for example. It’s a widely used system that works…

Ransomware Crashes Airport Displays

Bristol Airport Hit By Cyberattack According to officials from the Bristol Airport, the attack started Friday morning. It took out several computers over the airport network, including its in-house display screens which provide details about the arrival and departure information of flights. Illustrated by photos posted by travellers on Twitter, airport officials were forced to…

eBook: Top 10 Security Tips for Every IT Manager

Enhance Your IT Security Strategy With widespread digital crime and an increasing list of massive security threats, taking the necessary steps to prevent vulnerabilities in your IT environment is critical. Standard security procedures typically only require a simple username and password, making it easier to gain access to private data, including personal and financial details.…