Category Archives: Security

  • Russian Hackers Targeting Cisco Smart Install Protocol Systems

    Posted on April 18, 2018 by in News, Security

    Cisco Systems has identified more than 168,000 systems that are potentially exposed via its Cisco Smart Install Client, which the U.S. government said is being targeted by Russian state-sponsored hackers. In an alert issued April 16, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team said Russian hackers are attacking networking devices, network management protocols and the Cisco […]

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  • Campus Cybersecurity 101

    Posted on April 13, 2018 by in News, Security

    The proliferation of personal mobile devices and homegrown hackers on today’s campuses—not to mention the open, collaborative nature of college environments in general—make cybersecurity particularly challenging in higher education. It’s no wonder cybercriminals consider colleges and universities easy targets. Once a breach in a university’s network occurs, the entire campus can be vulnerable. That’s why […]

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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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  • 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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  • Is your Endpoint Security Up to Snuff?

    Posted on December 8, 2017 by in Security

    What is an endpoint? They are end-user devices such as desktops, laptops, servers, mobile phones, etc.  They can serve as entry points for adversaries seeking to exploit your enterprise if you’re not careful and methodical in your security. Machine learning. Next-generation antivirus. Artificial intelligence. These are all terms you likely see in your inbox on […]

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  • 5 Information Security Threats that will Dominate 2018

    Posted on December 1, 2017 by in News, Security

    If you thought 2017 was a dire year for data breaches, wait until 2018. The Information Security Forum (ISF), a global, independent information security body that focuses on cyber security and information risk management, forecasts an increase in the number and impact of data breaches, thanks in large part to five key global security threats […]

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