October 2022

CyBlock Feature We currently use CyBlock for our customers for content filtering to limit what websites can be browsed from the office. CyBlock Cloud recently introduced a new feature, the Visualizer, to dramatically enhance data visuals without affecting any current filtering or reporting settings, or any saved report templates. The new feature, which should already…

September 2022

Far Out Apple’s annual event took place earlier this month with the theme of “Far Out” and included many exciting announcements. Four new iPhones are being released – iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The 14 will have a 6.1″ display while the 14 Plus will have a…

August 2022

End of Basic Authentication After many years of applications using Basic authentication to connect to servers, services, and API endpoints, it will be coming to an end in Exchange Online. Basic authentication means the application sends a username and password with every request and those credentials are often store or saved on the device. Traditionally,…

July 2022

Scammers on LinkedIn The US FBI has warned that scammers on LinkedIn are a “significant threat” as cryptocurrency scams have been widespread recently. Sean Ragan, the FBI’s special agent in charge of the San Francisco and Sacramento field offices said there are many potential, past, and current victims. The criminals focus their time and attention…

June 2022

Vanity URLs Attackers are using customizable URLs, known as vanity URLs, on SaaS services to craft more convincing phishing links. The technique has been used for links created through Box, Zoom, and Google Docs and Forms – all familiar services many people know and likely use. Vanity URLs provide custom and easy-to-remember links, and some…

May 2022

Boomerang for Outlook Send messages at the perfect time, receive reminders if your email doesn’t receive a response, and utilize a smart calendar assistant. This can all be accomplished without leaving your email for the ultimate email productivity when utilizing the Boomerang app for Outlook. To ensure you are sending well-timed emails, you can utilize…

April 2022

Employee Cyber Risk Everything from endpoints, to passwords, to training, to security policies and a lack of awareness are all contributing to a higher risk of cyberattack. Employee cyber risk is a multifaceted issue that can revolve a lot around cyber hygiene. Some of the most important issues include passwords, device use, and a lack…

March 2022

Peek Performance Earlier in March, Apple hosted an hour long presentation, the Peek Performance event, with several announcements. The Verge has rounded up some of the biggest take-home’s from the day. The M1 Ultra was introduced and will be available in the Mac Studio and most likely in the new Mac Pro that was teased.…

February 2022

Cyber Insurance As cyberattacks are an increasingly large problem, the need for cyber insurance as a means of protection is more important than ever before. Cyber insurance, also known as cyber-liability insurance, is a policy to help protect organizations from the fallout of cyberattacks and hacking threats. The insurance can help minimize business disruption and potentially…

January 2022

macOS Monterey Building on the same powerful foundation as macOS Big Sur, and offering distinct experiences designed just for the capabilities of Mac, new features are now available with macOS Monterey. There have been several key features and enhancements made across the board from FaceTime and Messages, to Safari, Focus, Live Text, and Maps, among…