By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 3/20 What Is Zero Trust and Why Is it So Important? (CyberArk) In today’s world, the rapid pace of digital transformation, increased use of cloud services and adoption of hybrid work has created a continually shifting enterprise environment that’s chaotic and difficult to secure. CrowdStrike Extends Identity Security Innovations to Protect Customers and Stop Breaches (CrowdStrike) The only effective way to protect against modern attacks is an adversary-focused s... read more.

  • March 24, 2023

By Timothy Karl, Posted in Infrastructure, Storage, Support

OneDrive is becoming a popular tool to store files as it provides anywhere access and user collaboration. Getting OneDrive to work in VDI can be challenging. Here are some tips and tricks for optimizing OneDrive in VDI: Use Profile Containers – A profile container captures a user’s profile into a virtual disk that is attached to a user’s VDI session. It provides performance that closely matches a local profile with all the benefits of a roaming profile. Using this solution with OneDrive g... read more.

  • March 22, 2023

By Hank Smith, Posted in Uncategorized

Gotham partnered with Nerdio last year as we saw an increase in our customer base, both existing and new, looking at alternative EUC solutions specifically for Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Windows 365 Cloud PC. Nerdio makes the administration of those workloads much easier as compared to the native tools (PowerShell scripts, etc.) that Microsoft provides. With Nerdio, administrators can take advantage of the various auto-scaling features, image management, and overall easy to use GUI. Nerdio is really in... read more.

  • March 21, 2023

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 3/13 Actionable Insights: Increasing Your Organization’s “Risk Efficacy” Through Targeted Controls (Proofpoint) Using actionable insights to assess your cybersecurity measures is key to protecting against potential threats. CISA: Do these three things to toughen up your network against hackers (ZDNet) Cybersecurity agency shares the lessons learned from a red team assessment of a critical infrastructure organization. Tuesday 3/14 D... read more.

  • March 17, 2023

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 3/6 FlashBlade//E™: The Dawn of a New //Era for Unstructured Data Storage (Pure Storage) Pure Storage FlashBlade//E delivers the environmental, ease of use, and reliability benefits of all-flash storage for unstructured data workloads, but at a cost competitive to disk-based storage solutions. Just Because It’s Old Doesn’t Mean You Throw It Away (Including Malware!) (Fortinet) MyDoom (also known as Novarg and Mimail) was first discovered back in 2004. And... read more.

  • March 10, 2023

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 2/27 Security, Productivity and Privacy: Balancing a 3-Legged Stool (Proofpoint) Securing sensitive information can’t be a one-size-fits-all approach because each organization’s definition of sensitive information can be different. HardBit 2.0 Ransomware (Varonis) Like most modern ransomware threats, HardBit claims to steal sensitive data from their victims, likely upon first gaining access to the network, before launching their payload to encrypt data. http://... read more.

  • March 03, 2023

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 2/20 3 Ways Visualization Improves Cloud Asset Management and Security (CrowdStrike) While it’s important to understand the relationships and potential vulnerabilities of your cloud assets, the practice of managing these systems is complicated by the ever-changing nature of cloud environments. Ransomware Roundup – CatB Ransomware (Fortinet) CatB is a reasonably new entrant to the ransomware field, with samples only dating back to December 2022. The ransom demand... read more.

  • February 24, 2023

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 2/13   Make Compliance a Breeze with Modern Log Management (CrowdStrike) While regulations vary by country and industry, nearly every organization must store compliance-relevant information for a certain period of time. The trouble comes when you’ve got an assortment of tools emitting logs in an inconsistent fashion. Machine Creation Services support for catalogs with Azure VM extensions (Citrix) Adding Azure VM extensions to your machine catalogs is a powerful... read more.

  • February 17, 2023

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 2/6 CrowdStrike Announces Expanded Service Integrations with AWS (CrowdStrike) On January 31, 2023, AWS announced CloudTrail Lake Partner Integrations, with CrowdStrike signing on as a launch partner. With this integration, organizations get the opportunity for a consistent security posture between on-premises workloads and those running in the AWS cloud. Ransomware Roundup – Trigona Ransomware (Fortinet) The Ransomware Roundup report aims to provide readers with brie... read more.

  • February 10, 2023

By Nate Ravid, Posted in Infrastructure

Background A community-based health care system has several pairs of Citrix NetScalers deployed in their environment, which have been running for several years. Recently, a Citrix advisory was issued which required that the firmware be upgraded to avoid a vulnerability which had been discovered. All of the nodes were upgraded to version 12.1-65.25nc. There are several High Availability pairs in deployment, and an orderly upgrade was performed on all pairs. However, after the upgrade, Application Delivery... read more.

  • February 03, 2023