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Archives January 2022

Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Software: Prime Cyberattack Target?

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Many organizations are prone to cyberattacks across their DCIM (Data Center Infrastructure Management) software, according to Cyble research.

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AWS S3 Cloud Data Leak By Securitas: CSPM Opportunity for MSSPs

Read the original article at https://www.msspalert.com/cybersecurity-breaches-and-attacks/amazon-s3-cloud-data-leak-securitas-exposes-nearly-1-5m-files/

Securitas misconfigures Amazon Web Services (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3), triggering data exposure. MSSP lesson: Promote Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM).

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Cybersecurity Training M&A: Cengage Group Acquires Infosec for $191M

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Together, Cengage Group & Infosec promote training to close the cybersecurity skills gap & upskill IT professionals.

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Beware of QuickBooks Payment Scams

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Many small and mid-sized companies use Intuit’s very popular QuickBooks program. They usually start out using its easy-to-use base accounting program and then the QuickBooks program aggressively pushes other complimentary features. One of those add-on features is the ability to send customers’ invoices via email. The payee can click on a “Review and pay” button in the email to pay the invoice. It used to be a free, but less mature, feature years ago, but these days, it costs extra. Still, if you are using QuickBooks for your accounting, the ability to generate, send, receive and electronically track invoices all in one place is a pretty easy sell. Intuit touts QuickBooks’ ability to send email invoices here.

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Increased “Shipping Delays” Now Served as Phishbait

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Attackers are exploiting pandemic-related supply-chain disruptions to launch phishing campaigns, according to Troy Gill, senior manager of threat intelligence at Zix. In an article for Threatpost, Gill describes a phishing attack that impersonated a major shipping company.

Read the original article at https://blog.knowbe4.com/increased-shipping-delays-now-served-as-phishbait

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 31 January 2022

Read the original article at https://www.msspalert.com/cybersecurity-news/updates-31-january-2022/

Today’s MSSP news involves 2bcloud, Carbonite, Check Point, Fortinet, Lavelle Networks, OpenText, Proofpoint, Qubit Finance hack, Threadfin, Webroot & more.

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BlackBerry Sells Legacy Patents; Reinforces Cybersecurity and MSSP Partner Focus

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BlackBerry is selling its legacy mobile, messaging & wireless networking patents. CEO John Chen doubles down on endpoint & vehicle security.

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Proper Data Privacy Influences Buyer Decisions, Cisco Research Finds

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Nine in 10 IT professionals now regard data privacy as mission critical and a business imperative, Cisco’s 2022 Data Privacy Benchmark Survey found.

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U.S. Critical Infrastructure and Cybersecurity: Will MSSPs Dive Into This Water?

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The Biden administration’s Water Sector Action Plan, a joint effort of the EPA, CISA & WSCC, has private sector buy-in. Will MSSPs seize the opportunity?

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Zero Trust Security Model Meets Federal Agencies in New OMB Initiatives

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MSSPs that specialize in zero trust security could gain a leg up with U.S. federal government agencies. Here’s why.

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