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February 2021 Patch Tuesday Roundup

After a many-months hiatus, we’re back with the monthly summary of security updates released by Microsoft for its array of consumer and enterprise products. The world has changed since my last post on this topic almost a year ago, but if anything, computers and the Internet have become even more important parts of our lives. […]

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If you’ve had a security breach…10 steps you need to take

Companies think about improving their security technology after an attack or worse, a security breach. Small and medium businesses are not immune—two-thirds of SMBs have faced cyber-attack. Better to put up a stronger defense now with solutions like Unlimited|Network Security. However, if you do find yourself compromised, you can work towards repairing your reputation. This […]

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Detect SolarWinds Orion breach

As mentioned in the previous post about GFI LanGuard as an alternative patch solution to SolarWinds Orion, this follow-up provides details about how GFI LanGuard can be used to locate devices and detect the SolarWinds Orion product versions which were exploited in the breach.   To do this we will first examine a bit about the […]

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Patching alternative to Solarwinds Orion

With the recent directive issued by the US CISA to disconnect or power down SolarWinds Orion, it is important to note that simply powering down does not help in the continued protection of the networks, operating systems, and applications which run on these networks.   GFI would like to extend an invitation to assist anyone affected […]

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COVID-19 Exposes the Need to Shift to Online Faxing

Recently, we read an article in the New York Times that detailed how the Fax Machine is causing a bottleneck for the U.S. coronavirus response because of their reliance on the old, yet still much needed fax technology. Our hearts go out to all the frontline healthcare workers who are battling COVID-19 day after day […]

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How to securely connect and manage remote workers

All of a sudden, in response to the threat of COVID-19 infection, you’ve got a remote work force. That means you have employees surfing the web using their own Wi-Fi networks, while also trying to connect to your company network. You have to be sure that connection is fast and, above all, secure. That’s why […]

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Exinda Management Center update

In today’s TechTalk article we’re going to review the latest update to the Exinda Management Center. Designed as a solution for organizations that have a need to manage network health and application performance across multiple locations, the Exinda Management Center offers IT professionals within your organization the ability to administer various network policies and to […]

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January 2020 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

The new year is here, and it traditionally brings with it the opportunity to start over, to clear the slate and do things differently. If you’re an IT pro and you’ve been lax in applying security updates in 2019, this is the perfect time to make a New Year’s resolution to stay on top of […]

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5 things you need to know about email archiving before choosing a solution

According to Statista, in 2018 there were approx. 281 billion emails exchanged, including personal ones and in 2020 the number is expected to increase by 10%. In 2018, there were 128.8 billion business emails sent and received per day, according to Radicati.   Which are the laws that govern email archiving? This volume of email […]

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Third Party Patch Roundup – December 2019

December is a magical month, for children and adults alike. It’s the beginning of winter, when – in many places at least (not usually here in north central Texas) blankets of soft white snow cover the landscape and ordinary houses and trees take on a pristine, other-worldly look. It’s the time for holiday celebrations that […]

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