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Installing Patches Immediately Helps Protect Your Organization from Cyber Vulnerabilities

Cyber criminals often exploit known or not yet known vulnerabilities of the Operating System and/or other critical systems, such as a web server or a database, in order to penetrate your network/systems. In the recent WannaCry attack, hackers exploited the Microsoft Windows Server Message Block protocol and encrypted data demanding ransomware. There was a patch […]

Podcast: IT Security Update

Listen to Podcast Click here to listen to podcast or use the above media player. IT security requires continuous improvement, and organizations must stay vigilant, and learn & adapt over time. AAFCPAs’ IT security pros James Jumes provides an overview of threats of significant concern in 2017, and highlight critical security controls that assist in […]

CEOs, CFOs Targeted by Cyber Whaling Schemes

As a reminder, AAFCPAs warns of sophisticated cyber phishing attacks directed specifically at senior executives and other high level targets within businesses and organizations.  We have seen an uptick in the frequency of these types of attacks, called whaling schemes, where cyber criminals masquerade as a highly convincing business email which may appear to be sent […]