“None shall pass” -The Black Knight “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” Today I would like to challenge you to “test two aspects of your network backups. Most of you have never done this because yPreview (opens in a new tab)ou are “too busy putting out fires”. It is summer.
Weekly Tech Tidbit – I challenge you to prove your backups work
Weekly Tech Tidbit – The attack of the Smart TVs
A few years ago, in a Tech Talk I talked about a major college that suffered a complete network lockout due to a soda machine that introduced malware into the network that sought out all the default passwords on their devices and locked out an estimated 5,000 devices that each had to be manually […]
Why Huntress Should Be Added To Your Security Stack – Recording Available
You all may have heard Scott talking about “those ex-NSA guys at Huntress” he talks to. Bob and Scott have been stressing the importance of layers of security for proper cyber defense for many years now. CSI uses Huntress on all Windows machines.
Tech Tidbit – The pain of changing passwords
“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anyone else use it and change it every six months” -Clifford Stoll Password security is always on our minds. The NYS Comptroller’s Office technology audits love to list this in audit reports as an area that needs improvement.
Microsoft releases an out of band patch for Domain Controllers addressing authentication issues
I wanted to update you on the Microsoft authentication issues caused by the May patches. Microsoft has released an “out of band” update for the on-going Microsoft authentication issues stemming from the May Microsoft Domain Controller patches.
Special Session with the former White House CISO about the Ukraine War – Recording Available
This month we talked about how the Ukraine situation affects the cybersecurity landscape for the US and what it means for network security. Leading this discussion was Jason Whitehurst, a cybersecurity professional of over 20+ years, and Vince Crisler, former White House CISO and DarkCubed founder and CEO. Scott Quimby had the opportunity to listen […]
Tech Tidbit – My Achilles Heel – Closing your District’s Vulnerability Gaps
“Legends state that Achilles was invulnerable in all of his body except for one heel because when his mother Thetis dipped him in the River Styx as an infant, she held him by one of his heels. Alluding to these legends, the term “Achilles’ heel” has come to mean a point of weakness, especially in […]
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Tech Tidbit: Thoughts on the Ukraine war and how it impacts you
“War, huh, yeah What is it good for? Absolutely nothing, uh-huh, uh-huh” -War by Edwin Starr The world is all looking in horror at the events unfolding in Ukraine. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Ukraine under siege.
CSI’s Cybersecurity Event Session – Cisco Umbrella and Duo – Recording Available
Please join us for CSI’s Cybersecurity Event, Session Three! We will continue to build the list of actions you can take to better protect your district from the current threat landscape. Speaker: Justin Pennock, Cisco Cybersecurity Sales Specialist Session Description: Go on the offensive and join us for a demo on Cisco Umbrella […]