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By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 8/30 What’s new with Citrix Workspace – August 2021 Recently, our teams have added new features and solutions associated with some of our most popular services. These are designed to improve the hybrid experience. Let’s dive in and take a closer look at what’s new with Citrix Workspace for August. https://bit.ly/3gKfGFW Pandemic-Related Email Scams Are on the Rise (Proofpoint) As vaccines became widely available in the spring and early summer, COVID concerns dwindled dram... read more.

  • September 10, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 8/23 Check Point Research: Education sector sees 29% increase in attacks against organizations globally Check Point Research (CPR) today reports that since mid-2020, we are seeing a steady increase in the weekly number of cyberattacks per organization globally, with the education/research sector being impacted at a higher rate than others. https://bit.ly/3jabv80 The Need for Endpoint Security Isn't Going Away (Fortinet) The combination of the work from anywhere workforce and the growing sophisti... read more.

  • August 27, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 8/16 Breaking Down STEM Perception Barriers and Tackling a Career in Cybersecurity (Fortinet) Fortinet profiles two women in cybersecurity, cybersecurity career interns Taylor Leslie and Claire Smerdon, who speak about what interested them about a STEM career in cybersecurity, what obstacles they have faced, and what they think we can do to help break down perception barriers. https://bit.ly/3xM72w5 What to Do After Responding to a Phishing Email (Proofpoint) Phishing emails can target anyone wi... read more.

  • August 23, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 8/9 Extortion Payments Hit New Records as Ransomware Crisis Intensifies (Palo Alto Networks) The ransomware crisis continues to intensify as criminal enterprises boost investment in highly profitable ransomware operations. https://bit.ly/3lMmQNe CISA Launches New Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative CISA is establishing the JCDC to integrate unique cyber capabilities across multiple federal agencies, many state and local governments, and countless private sector entities to achieve shared objective... read more.

  • August 13, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 7/19 Respond to Business Challenges with Agile Storage (Pure Storage) Unexpected events are inevitable. With agile data storage, you can stay modern while responding to your business needs in an economical way. https://bit.ly/3itfB9o Check Point Software showcases new offerings, integrations, and tools at Microsoft Inspire 2021 The decades-long partnership between Microsoft and Check Point Software Technologies is not only a strong building block for our companies, it’s also a great tool f... read more.

  • August 06, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 7/12 What’s new with Citrix Workspace — June 2021 We continue to make the employee experience better and more productive for workers and the IT management process more automated, seamless and intuitive for the  IT teams that manage digital infrastructure. With each month that goes by, we find new ways to bring innovations to market to reach those goals. https://bit.ly/3r30lnL QLC: Yes, It’s Real and People Want It (Pure Storage) Not only are we eliminating the need for hyb... read more.

  • July 16, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 6/28 Make Internet Access Safe - Adopt Zero Trust Network Security! (Palo Alto Networks) As applications move to the cloud and users work from anywhere, securing internet access has moved to the forefront in the battle against cybercriminals. https://bit.ly/3qx9Ifl 5 White House Recommendations for Modern Data Protection Against Ransomware (Pure Storage) In response to these increasing cyber threats, the White House recently raised ransomware to the top of the national security agenda, issuing a... read more.

  • July 09, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 6/21 Getting on Target: Attacker’s Perspective of your Attack Surface Join Randori and Gotham for a virtual lunch on June 23rd at 12PM Famous hacker, Aaron Portnoy (featured on the cover of Time magazine), will break down how hacker’s prioritize vulnerabilities on your attack surface. Attendees will receive a $25 Uber Eats gift card, and the opportunity to get a free hacker assessment of your perimeter that includes a custom ShadowIT report. https://info.randori.com/gotham-lunch Our... read more.

  • June 25, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 6/14 Return of the Darkside: Analysis of a Large-Scale Data Theft Campaign (Varonis) The Darkside ransomware group announced their RaaS (Ransomware-as-a-Service) in August of 2020 via a “press release.” Since then, they have become known for their professional operations and large ransoms. https://bit.ly/2TZsyzf DataOps: Optimizing the Data Experience (Pure Storage) As organizations embark on digital transformation initiatives, they need to identify business processes and related ser... read more.

  • June 18, 2021

By Eric Corcoran, Posted in Technology Week in Review

Monday 6/7 Streaming Live Data is the Heart of Observability (CrowdStrike) For security, much of the power of Humio comes from its ability to ingest live streaming data and make it immediately available to update alerts, visualizations, and perform queries. This is the backbone for achieving complete observability and making an environment more secure. https://bit.ly/3zavYiM Pure Storage: A Leader in the GigaOm Radar for High-Performance Object Storage Pure Storage was not only named as a leader in the... read more.

  • June 11, 2021