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  • Endpoint Devices: The New Battleground for Public Sector Cybersecurity

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by in News

    In the quest for secure systems, there is still one important weak point that many private and public sector organizations are still overlooking: endpoint devices. These are devices such as PCs, printers, scanners, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones and smart meters, which carry important and private information from both staff and citizens. Though these […]

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  • Phishy Issue: OSX.CreativeUpdate macOS Cryptocurrency Miner Distributed via MacUpdate

    Posted on February 16, 2018 by in News

    You may not be a bit coin miner or own any cryptocurrency, but you could definitely be a target for spear phishing. If there’s anything constant in the ever-evolving technology and threat landscapes, it’s that no platform will be truly immune. Cryptocurrency-mining malware, for instance, first gained ground on Windows systems then went to affect […]

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  • Hilarious and Heartwarming Surveillance Videos

    Posted on February 9, 2018 by in News

      It’s Friday – how about some levity? We live in a world where surveillance is everywhere. Municipalities have cameras on street corners. Banks are surrounded by cameras. University campuses are covered. Retailers are watching customers and employees. Indeed, thanks to the lowered price of surveillance solutions, a heightened need for surveillance and improved capabilities, […]

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  • Gartners Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Report

    Posted on February 2, 2018 by in Security

    Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, today announced it has been positioned in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. “Malware infections mean lost revenue and devastating implications for businesses,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO Malwarebytes. “Businesses need a solution that goes beyond the limitations of traditional […]

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  • Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability Updates from Multiple Vendors

    Posted on January 16, 2018 by in News, Security

    From the January 2018 CSB Newsletter: Spectre and Meltdown Vulnerabilities  The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect Intel, AMD, Qualcomm and ARM processors used by almost all computers. These hardware bugs allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. Apple, Google, Microsoft, VMware and other companies have released updates to patch these […]

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  • Barracuda Utilizing “Artificial Intelligence”

    Posted on January 12, 2018 by in Cloud, News, Security

    Is Artificial Intelligence real? Most people would say “yes” because they’ve heard and read about it so often. But is it really “intelligence”? Supervised Machine Learning is what Barracuda has harnessed for their Sentinel offering. It can classify data, determine if it’s good or bad, human or robot and react accordingly based on the algorithm […]

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  • Windows Meltdown-Spectre Fix

    Posted on January 5, 2018 by in News

    Antivirus firms are gradually adding support for Microsoft’s Windows patch for the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods that affect most modern CPUs. As Microsoft warned this week, it’s not delivering its January 3 Windows security updates to customers if they’re running third-party antivirus, unless the AV is confirmed to be compatible with it. Microsoft’s testing […]

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  • Cybersecurity for Small and Medium Businesses

    Posted on December 22, 2017 by in News, Security

    Ingram’s infographic tells a scary story. 60% of small and medium businesses (SMB’s) hit by a cyberattack go out of business. 50% of SMB’s had a data breach in 2016 according to the Ponemon Institute’s “State of SMB Cybersecurity”. If this is enough to give you pause about your network security, contact us. CSB is […]

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  • 5 Keys to Effective Digital Transformation

    Posted on December 12, 2017 by in Cloud, News, Security, Storage, Virtualization

      Have you ever noticed how many technology articles start with “Top 5” or “4 Keys” ? Well, here’s another one from BizTech. All of the steps are important, but focus if you can on the last key: Multilayered Security. Digital transformation is not a new term, but it’s gaining currency among business leaders who […]

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