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Best Cyber Security Practices for MSPs

Sam Metzler Consumer Protection, Security Threats

Best Cyber Security Practices for MSPs

Over 30 millions businesses have fewer than 1,000 employees and many don’t have the IT budget to provide effective network security. Managed Service Providers (MSP) are a godsend for small businesses because they assist or take over IT infrastructures for …

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Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) Attacks: Explained

Sam Metzler Data Breach, Security Threats

Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) Attacks: Explained

If you’ve ever watched this scene from Spongebob Squarepants, then you have a basic understanding of a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack. How Does a Man-in-the-Middle Attack Work? The attacker sets up rogue hardware pretending to be a trusted network, namely Wi-Fi, …

Without Server Certificate Validation, WPA2-Enterprise Isn’t Secure

Patrick Grubbs Security Threats

Without Server Certificate Validation, WPA2-Enterprise Isn’t Secure

Your users have strong, unique passwords, your networks are protected with WPA2-Enterprise encryption, and you use 802.1x for authentication. WPA2-Enterprise is the gold standard when it comes to security, so you should be safe right? Think again. Our experience helping ...
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Reduce the Risks of a Certificate Authority

Jake Ludin Security Threats

Reduce the Risks of a Certificate Authority

Recently, cybercriminals have begun targeting public Certificate Authorities (CA) to obtain legitimate certificates and then sell them on the black market. Because these are verified and signed certificates obtained by unjust means, it can be exceedingly difficult to identify them. …

PEAP-MSCHAPv2 Vulnerability Allows For Credential Theft

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PEAP-MSCHAPv2 Vulnerability Allows For Credential Theft

In 2013, Microsoft released a report of a known security vulnerability present within Wi-Fi authentication. The 802.1x authentication protocol known as PEAP-MSCHAPv2, a widely supported standard, can be exploited to gain user login information from devices which are not properly ...