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Garmin Completely Shutdown From Ransomware

By Farzon Almaneih on Jul 24, 2020 8:09:28 AM

Garmin is a long time and famous sports wearable and navigation company.  Highly respected and long trusted by people around the world.  Garmin is known in the fitness community to be top of the line.

Topics: MSP Small Business IT Security backup ransomware
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Pay VERY close attention to your inbox

By Farzon Almaneih on Jul 19, 2020 9:19:43 AM

This has been a very busy week in security.  There was a Microsoft DNS vulnerability that was so serious, computer administrators around the world were scrambling to patch production servers (in the middle of production hours).  Even Homeland Security issued a "24 hours To Comply".

Topics: Security spam email phishing
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The Popular 3-2-1 Backup Rule Is Too Risky

By Farzon Almaneih on Jul 7, 2020 9:10:50 PM

For some time now a significant amount of businesses have been safeguarding their systems with the 3-2-1 backup rule.  It's an easy to remember acronym.  It stands for for the practice of always having:

Topics: MSP cloud Security Office 365 backup
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Cybersecurity & Continuity for Small Business - The New Normal

By Farzon Almaneih on Jul 5, 2020 9:36:03 AM

Cybersecurity, whether for your business or personal, needs a significant amount of your attention right now.

Topics: MSP Small Business IT Coronavirus Security Office 365
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The most important trend in IT is the rise of cyber-crime.

By Farzon Almaneih on Jul 1, 2020 2:12:42 PM

Last week a group of Russian hackers known as Evil Corp attacked US companies with their newest ransomware attacks. Evil Corp, no relation to the Evil Corp on the TV series Mr. Robot, was indicted by the DOJ last year, and their management is still on the wanted list.

Topics: Small Business IT Security
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Cloud services are not automatically safe and secure

By Farzon Almaneih on Mar 27, 2020 2:33:53 PM

Its easy to assume that because a cloud service is popular and is provided from a large corporation, that it’s safe to use for your sensitive information and communication.  For example, a common misconception is that services like Google G-Suite & Office 365 are automatically backed up.

Topics: Security Zoom G-Suite Cloud Services Office 365