Does Your Phone System Comply with New 911 Laws?

Millions of Americans each year experience workplace emergencies related to injury, illness or violence. Complex business communications systems can make it difficult to get a rapid response from police, fire or medical personnel, however.

The multiline telephone systems (MLTS) commonly used in commercial businesses, schools and government facilities deliver a number of operational and budget benefits, but they’ve always been problematic for 911 systems.

Whaling Attacks Target ‘Big Fish’ Executives

Phishing attacks typically cast a wide net to try and snag a few targets through the mass distribution of fraudulent emails. Even as these attacks become increasingly common, some malicious actors are looking to get their hooks into even bigger fish.

Law enforcement officials and information security experts have noted a steady increase in “whaling” attacks aimed at senior executives, managers and other key individuals in IT, accounting and finance.

Cloud-Based Email or On-Premises Exchange?

Recent Exchange Server security flaw drives home the benefits of moving email to the cloud.

On March 2, 2021, Microsoft issued an emergency patch for four critical vulnerabilities in Exchange Server 2013, 2016 and 2019. The company even took the unusual step of issuing a patch for Exchange Server 2010, which reached end-of-life on Oct.

How Secure is Your MSP?

Compromised managed services providers create a threat to their customers.

Managed services providers (MSPs) help protect their customers from cyberthreats with advanced security solutions such as remote monitoring, endpoint protection, risk assessments, patch management and more.

Don’t Celebrate Emotet Takedown Just Yet

The recent takedown of one of the world’s most prolific botnets should make the cyberworld much safer, but analysts warn that organizations must remain vigilant. Given Emotet’s remarkable resilience over the years, we may not have seen the last of the notorious malware and botnet.