This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On June 17, 2022

Monday 6/13

A True Converged Platform Starts with a Powerful Network Firewall (Fortinet)

In these new hybrid network environments, security cannot function as a standalone solution. Instead, security must be seamlessly converged with the underlying network, enabling protections to dynamically adapt to a constantly shifting network.

Paying Ransomware Paints Bigger Bullseye on Target’s Back

Paying ransomware attackers doesn’t pay off and often paints a bigger target on a victim’s back. Eighty percent of ransomware victims that paid their attackers were hit a second time by the malware scourge.

Tuesday 6/14

Why hybrid work works (Citrix)

Despite the evidence and clear benefits that hybrid work can deliver, many companies are still grappling with whether and how to implement it. Some business leaders feel that real work can’t get done outside the office. But if implemented properly, flexible work models can lead to a more productive, healthy workforce.

Lowering Azure VMs Recovery Time with Pure Cloud Block Store and Azure Automation (Pure Storage)

By using Pure Cloud Block Store with Azure Site Recovery, organizations can unlock a simple-to-deploy and simple-to-manage DR toolset that protects your entire VM fleet and maintains the OS configuration and network infrastructure.

Wednesday 6/15

How cybersecurity readiness prevents small and medium businesses (SMBs) from fueling supply chain attacks (Check Point)

It is now more important than ever for SMBs to implement strict security hygiene and effective cybersecurity processes to ensure their business is prepared for the event of cyber attacks happening.

Step Away From the QR Code and Read These 7 Safety Tips (CyberArk)

QR codes are accessible, easy to produce and, seemingly, here to stay. They’re also a perfect way for cyber criminals to snag your personal information. Here’s what you need to know before scanning that code with your smartphone.

Thursday 6/16

Gotham Technology Group is pleased to announce that we have been named Arctic Wolf’s 2022 Northeast Regional Partner of the Year. We look forward to continued success through our partnership with Arctic Wolf. Congratulations to the other award recipients.

How to Balance the Zero Trust Journey with the Speed of the Mission (Palo Alto Networks)

By adopting Zero Trust principles and architecture, organizations can build resilience into their IT networks and environments, simplify risk management, and improve operational efficiency.

Seven Key Ingredients of Incident Response to Reduce the Time and Cost of Recovery (CrowdStrike)

When a breach occurs, time is of the essence. The decisions you make about whom to collaborate with and how to respond will determine how much impact the incident is going to have on your business operations.

Friday 6/17

Proofpoint Discovers Potentially Dangerous Microsoft Office 365 Functionality that can Ransom Files Stored on SharePoint and OneDrive (Proofpoint)

Proofpoint has discovered a potentially dangerous piece of functionality in Office 365 or Microsoft 365 that allows ransomware to encrypt files stored on SharePoint and OneDrive in a way that makes them unrecoverable without dedicated backups or a decryption key from the attacker.

F5 Enhances Protection for the Apps and APIs Driving Today’s Digital Experiences (F5)

F5 Distributed Cloud Services provide a SaaS-based, platform-driven approach to secure the essential elements of connected experiences through a comprehensive set of web, mobile app, and API protections.