Well, it’s time for another Tech Tidbit from me and right on cue another alert from the National Cyber Awareness system run by the good people at the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has come in that I felt really needed to be highlighted for all of you.
The other day I was sitting in one of our Tech Talk presentations and Bob discussed the importance of Internet of Things (IoT) security. That made me think of the very real incident that happened in 2017 where a University’s soda machines, light bulbs, and other IoT devices created a denial of service (DoS) attack […]
Weekly Tech Tidbit – New Brute Force Attacks using “password spraying” against Internet / Cloud-based services
Many of you may be on the US-Cert alert e-mail list, but I suspect many of you are not. Since most all of you have Internet-facing devices, or even more likely cloud-based applications (Office 365 / Google Apps, at least), I wanted to make certain that all of our clients “heard” the message contained in […]
We spend huge amounts of time thinking about server and workstation patches, firewall and switch patches and software patches, but when was the last time you thought about the security of your printers? More and more schools are moving away from small classroom printers and towards more sophisticated, multi-function, copier, scanner, printers.