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Cloud Security Will Be The Cybersecurity Topic Of 2020

Cloud computing grew drastically in 2019. However, cloud security has dragged behind in development which has resulted in some of the most devastating cyberattacks in history. In traditional offline computing, programs and data are stored locally on a machine. On the organizational scale, data may be stored and shared on local servers that are linked…
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Ransomware In 2020 Will Be More Vicious Than Ever

With 2019 drawing to a close and 2020 almost here, we can take a look sat how the cybersecurity landscape has evolved over this past year. By far the two most prevalent topics of the year have been ransomware and data privacy. Ransomware By far the most relevant cybersecurity threat of 2019 was the rise…
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A Windows BlueKeep Exploit Is Now Commercially Available

Immunity Inc., an IT security consulting company, announced that a BlueKeep Exploit will now be included in CANVAS – the company’s commercially available security penetration-testing tool. BlueKeep is a security vulnerability that affects Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008. Also known as CVE-2019-0708, the flaw allows attackers…
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How do Cyberattackers Exploit your own Programs?

Due to major strides in cybersecurity protection in the past few years, cyberattackers have needed to find alternate methods of infiltrating victims’ computers. One strategy that has seen a recent increase is the exploitation of programs that already exist on victims’ computers - a strategy called “Living off the Land”. IBM has stated that over…
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Why you should avoid SMBv1 in 2019

A server computer acts as a central hub to any organization’s IT infrastructure. It is the core that all other computers are connected to, and stores and shares information among them. Much like personal computers, servers rely on operating systems and programs to carry out their functions. One of such software, called SMBv1, has been…
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Reporting Data Breaches: Do you need to do it?

Hong Kong’s flag carrier, Cathay Pacific, has been the latest in the long list of companies affected by major digital data breaches. It was reported that the sensitive data of over 9.4 million customers were compromised due to the incident. Over 400 expired credit card numbers, and 27 active cards (without CVV information) were leaked.…
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How do you protect yourself against CEO Fraud?

CEO Fraud, or Business E-Mail Compromise (BEC), is an e-mail scam that aims to trick business employees into transferring money or sending sensitive information to a fraudulent account. In a recent study conducted by the Internet Crime Complaint Centre, it was found that these email scams have resulted in financial damages of more than $5…
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How to Protect Yourself from the Struts Vulnerability

It has recently been discovered that a vulnerability in Apache Struts may have left many organizations open to cyberattack. Struts is an application used by many companies to create their web based programs. The vulnerability, which was discovered by Semmle researcher Man Yue Mo allows for cyberattackers to gain access to a corporate network through…
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Why Zero Day Recovery is Essential to your Company’s Security

The Zero-Day-Recovery Cybersecurity Strategy One of the most immediate and adverse effects of a malware attack is the potential for the affected company to come to a complete productive halt. This is the case for all sorts of malware ranging from data-stealing Trojans to data-locking ransomware. Every moment that a company spends offline to deal…
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Help Desk Support

In addition to our physical and digital IT installation services and large selection of products, GigE strives to provide ongoing maintenance and support for its clients. Working from a 24×7/365 IT Help Desk, the award-winning GigE IT helpdesk support team promises to provide reliable and quick troubleshooting assistance to our customers.        …
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