The Importance of Least Privilege in IT Security Safeguarding sensitive data and protecting critical systems are paramount. One crucial practice that organizations must adopt is the principle of least privilege. By granting users only the minimum access necessary for their tasks, this approach minimizes the attack surface, reduces human error, and mitigates the impact of… Continue reading The Importance of Least Privilege in IT Security
In the technology world, what does “moving to the cloud” really mean? Moving to the cloud refers to the process of shifting a company’s data and applications from on-site servers and physical hardware that you can see and touch to remote servers and virtualized resources accessible via the internet. Basically, it means transitioning from local,… Continue reading What Does “Moving to the Cloud” Really Mean?
Every week, we read and hear about data breaches and cybersecurity threats on the news. As technology continues to evolve, so do the methods used by cybercriminals to steal personal information and gain access to secure systems. One of the most effective ways to protect against such threats is utilizing multi-factor authentication (MFA). MFA provides… Continue reading Hackers Will Never Go Away, But We Can Frustrate Them with This Protocol
We’re still in January and at least four (4) significant cyber-attacks have made the media circuits. T-Mobile, Yum! Brands, LastPass, and ODIN have all succumbed to breaches leaking millions of user identifies, personally identifying information (PII), and other confidential data. These brands may be able to recover quickly from cyber incidents, but for a small… Continue reading How Identity and Access Management (IAM) helps meet cyber security insurance requirements
Identity and Access Management (IAM), made popular through Microsoft security recommendations and expertise creating TLAs (three letter acronyms), allows a business to deliberately control their users’ digital identities and the privileges those identities have to business assets. Simplified: who has access to what within an organization. As an IT administrator, you may be asking, “do… Continue reading IAM ready to secure my business (basics)
Starting on October 1st, 2022, Microsoft will be removing the ability to connect into Office 365 using legacy authentication methods. This affects the native mail application on both iPhone and Android, as well as several other connection methods like printers, scanners, and line-of-business applications. Some folks aren’t comfortable with change, but this is a very… Continue reading Farewell basic authentication