Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Truly Unhackable? New Computer Chip Could Put an End to ‘Patch and Pray’

Does the term unhackable send you into fits of laughter? Or make you wave your hand as if to dismiss the possibility without needing a second thought? Before you do either of those things—again—consider this: a new computer chip remains unhacked after DARPA and ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Ticketmaster Hacked Competitor to Steal Data and Analytics, Fined Millions

From SecureWorld.  What’s that saying in business? “If you can’t beat ’em… hack ’em.” Newly released court documents show that some executives and employees at Ticketmaster did exactly that. What were they targeting? Access to a competitor’s proprietary data and analytics relating to concert ticket pre-sales. Ticketmaster ...

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Guest Post – What Proactive IT Maintenance Can Do For Your Company

A company’s information technology infrastructure is its most vital intangible asset. Maintaining assurance that every part of it is functioning well is key to running regular business operations. There are different approaches to system maintenance, but one that’s being highlighted now more than ever is proactive maintenance.

Proactive maintenance is a strategy that prioritizes finding the root cause of failure to prevent it ...

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Which Version of Office is Better?

Are you trying to figure out whether the “pay for it once and install it” version of Office (Office 2019) is better for you, or if the online, connected, “pay for it every month” subscription version is better (Office 365)?  Today’s guest post by Joey Pepka of Peptronics should help you decide.


Which Version of Office is Better?

Due to the installation methods, ...

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Guest Post – Remote Desktop Protocol Users Have Highest Incidence of Ransomware Attacks

As more schools and businesses find themselves going online, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) users are more vulnerable than ever to a ransomware attack. Learn more about the latest threat from Drovorub malware, and what organizations can do to protect themselves.  This article is offered as a part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the week two theme, “Securing devices ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


CISA Releases Telework Essentials Toolkit

Original release date: September 30, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released the Telework Essentials Toolkit, a comprehensive resource of telework best practices. The Toolkit provides three personalized modules for executive leaders, IT professionals, and teleworkers. Each module outlines distinctive security considerations appropriate for their ...

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