CrowdStrike-Microsoft Outage: 5 Key Updates To Know

July 22nd, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “CrowdStrike-Microsoft Outage: 5 Key Updates To Know”

“What to know about the massive outage that continues to cause problems! “

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Families

When it comes to cybersecurity, staying updated on significant incidents is crucial. Recently, CrowdStrike provided insights into the major Microsoft outage, revealing critical developments that every organization should know. These updates are essential for maintaining robust security defenses, from potential vulnerabilities to the latest mitigation strategies. This blog post delves into the five key updates from CrowdStrike’s analysis, highlighting their implications for your security posture and future readiness.

Bonus:  Microsoft recovery tool information (link to a second piece by Mark Haranas)

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Tricky Fake Invoice Phishing Attack Uses Search to Deliver Malware

July 15th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Tricky Fake Invoice Phishing Attack Uses Search to Deliver Malware”

“Heads Up! Think twice before clicking on that “invoice in your inbox! “

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data

The latest phishing campaign, uncovered by security researchers, demonstrates a cunning abuse of Windows Search to distribute malicious software. “Trustwave SpiderLabs has detected a sophisticated malware campaign that leverages the Windows search functionality embedded in HTML code to deploy malware,” the researchers state.

This exploitation highlights the urgent need for vigilance and robust cybersecurity measures. In this blog post by Stu Sjouwerman for KnowB4.com, Sjouwerman uncovers the mechanics of this alarming scheme and offers practical advice on protecting yourself and your organization from such threats.

As a KnowB4 partner, we can help you educate your team and keep you prepared and informed. Act now to learn how to identify and stop ransomware attacks before they wreak havoc on your network in this Ransomware Master Class from our Partner @KnowBe4.

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Workplace Violence Prevention: How to Formulate a Plan

July 8th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “Workplace Violence Prevention: How to Formulate a Plan”

“Unfortunately, workplace violence is a reality for all organizations.”
Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Workplace violence remains a pressing concern for organizations across industries, posing significant risks to employee safety and productivity. Our latest feature investigates comprehensive strategies and best practices for preventing workplace violence. From recognizing early warning signs to implementing robust intervention plans, this article by Ryan Schonfeld for securitymagazine.com offers essential insights for creating a safer work environment. Join us and learn critical measures businesses should take to protect their most valuable asset: their people.

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Are you prepared to recover from a ransomware attack?

July 1st, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Are you prepared to recover from a ransomware attack?”

“Learn how to protect your business!“
Glenn Baruck, eDot

From Healthcare providers to car dealerships, as we have seen in recent weeks, no one is immune from ransomware attacks. If you are a business owner or manager responsible for protecting your business, you must educate yourself and prepare to fight off and recover from a ransomware attack.

As a KnowB4 partner, we are here to help and want you to be informed and prepared. Act now to receive the most informative and complete hostage rescue manual from our partner @KnowBe4 to be prepared should it happen to you!   Download your copy today!

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CDK Global Warns About Phishing Scams As Outage Continues For Dealerships

June 24th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “CDK Global Warns About Phishing Scams As Outage Continues For Dealerships”

“Phishing scams are real and extremely costly for victims! “
Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

According to this article by Kyle Alspach for securityinfowatch.com, as the extended outage at CDK Global continues to impact car dealerships nationwide, the company is now warning about a surge in phishing scams targeting its clients. The disruption began several days ago and has left many dealerships struggling to manage their operations. Amidst the chaos, cybercriminals are exploiting the situation, attempting to deceive dealership employees with fraudulent emails and messages. CDK Global urges all clients to remain vigilant and follow recommended security protocols to protect sensitive information during this challenging time. Bonus link from CRN.com5 things to know on the CDK Global Cyberattacks

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It’s time for organizations to re-think physical security

June 17th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “It’s time for organizations to re-think physical security”

“Criminals and other threat elements aren’t resting on their laurels, nor should your physical security. “

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

Traditional physical security measures are no longer sufficient in our rapidly evolving threat landscape. To keep up with evolving threats, organizations must adopt a more dynamic and comprehensive approach to safeguard their assets and personnel. In this recent article, Jeremy White of securityinfowatch.com provides timely physical security insights and highlights the urgent need for rethinking physical security strategies. This shift not only addresses emerging threats but also leverages advanced technologies to enhance overall safety and resilience.

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