Ransomware: What Led to the Colonial Pipeline Attack?
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Ransomware: What Led to the Colonial Pipeline Attack?

On May 7, an employee of Colonial Pipeline found a ransomware attack note from hackers on a control-room computer. By that evening, Colonial paid DarkSide $4.4 million in Bitcoin for a key to unlock its files. “I will admit that I wasn’t comfortable seeing money go out the door to people like this,” CEO Joseph Blount…

How to Break up With Your Managed IT Service Provider
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How to Break up With Your Managed IT Service Provider

Breakups are never easy. This is also true for breaking up with your managed IT service provider. If you’ve finally seen the red flags and realized that it’s time to get out of the relationship and move on – DON’T! At least not yet… Just like any separation, there are things you need to have…

IT Consulting Advice: Improve Employee Credential Handling
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IT Consulting Advice: Improve Employee Credential Handling

What’s the number 1 rule of Credential Handling? Say it with us: Don’t re-use the same password across multiple web services!  Unfortunately, employees frequently break this rule of  IT Consulting, across both personal and professional IT support practices. This, combined with the fact that often employees use their work email as their web service usernames,…

Work From Home Cybersecurity Tips
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Work From Home Cybersecurity Tips

With many of us still working from home, it’s easy to get into bad cybersecurity habits that could put your company’s data at risk. As seasoned IT consultants, we’ve used these work from home cybersecurity tips to mitigate risk during the pandemic and beyond! Share these tips with your employees to ensure each person is…