4 Things to Know About Ransomware Attacks in 2021

Ransomware Attacks

In today’s technological world, it’s likely you’ve heard about ransomware attacks. If you’re not up to speed, ransomware is a type of malware that is usually disguised as an innocent email or link, but once activated, encrypts files and makes the system unusable. The malicious actors behind the ransomware then will demand a ransom in […]

Emerging Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in Second Half of 2021

cybersecurity trends

The technology landscape is ever-changing, and within the last year there is no doubt the reliance on technology has brought about many innovations, as well as hurdles. No one could have predicted the impact the pandemic had on technology, and how once again, the landscape shifted. In this blog, we are going to review the emerging threat landscape that has resulted over […]

Microsoft Exchange Servers Hacked by Hafnium

Microsoft Exchange Servers Hacked by Hafnium If your company subscribes to Microsoft 365 or Exchange Online, rest easy. You are safe. (This includes all Lighthouse Technology Partners customers.) According to Microsoft, thousands of other self-managed small businesses’ Exchange Mail Servers were breached. This was discovered last Tuesday. Microsoft minimized the hacking attacks, which took advantage of […]

Cyber Security Rant

There is so much happening in the Cyber Security front. It affects you. You can learn from it. As a bonus, you can rant along with me. Hardly anyone takes the time to read insurance policy fine print. Likewise, few business people really want to deal with cyber security. Dig in and understand it. According […]

Would You Know if You Had Been Hacked?

My next-door office neighbor’s mom had just died. It was a Friday and the first day I saw him come into the office for several days. Later, when I was emailing, in real time, he asked me to log on to his Dropbox account. I asked him why, and he thanked me for double checking […]

Enterprise Mobility + Security FAQ

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite is now becoming Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS). It provides an identity-driven security solution that offers a holistic approach to the security challenges in this mobile-first, cloud-first era. Our technologies not only help your customers protect their organizations but also identify breaches before they cause damage. Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 […]

Security Tip

The most beneficial cloud security tip is to utilize multi-factor authentication (MFA). MFA adds a crucial layer of security to a user’s sign-ins and transactions, making it significantly difficult for cyber attackers to access information. It works by requiring multiple verification methods; typically a password, trusted device (phone or text message), and/or biometrics. Breaches, identity […]