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Don’t Let Urgency Lead to Insecurity-WST


March 26, 2020 Don't Let Urgency Lead to Insecurity - WST Across the country, institutions are finding themselves dusting off almost forgotten pandemic plans and quickly trying to adjust to new realities.  Many of our clients are scrambling to deploy remote work solutions for large numbers of employees.  At the same time, they find themselves in that same old quandary of balancing functionality with security. Stressed and very busy IT folks are quickly standing up new infrastructure, which is a perfect situation for inadvertent misconfigurations.  Don’t become that low hanging fruit the bad guys are just circling [...]

Don’t Let Urgency Lead to Insecurity-WST2020-04-09T14:43:17+00:00

Attackers are opportunistic, keep new remote users safe


March 19, 2020 Keep New Remote Users Safe - WST As institutions and companies around the world scramble to support a new or enlarged remote workforce, we are already seeing attackers take advantage of fear and confusion to launch attacks using COVID-19 as a topic.  The bad guys have always leveraged disasters and major events to improve success rates and the current pandemic is no different. As you are quickly training new remote workers, make sure you remind them to be on the lookout for phishing attacks that will be targeting them.  Credential theft is likely going [...]

Attackers are opportunistic, keep new remote users safe2020-04-09T14:43:42+00:00