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Recapping Cybersecurity Awareness Month

All month we have been sharing resources, tips, and other cybersecurity related information. As Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022 wraps up we complied all our resources into one blog post.  An Important Message: Cybersecurity Threats Update The overall increase in cyber crime and the exponential rise in sophisticated ransomware attacks are changing the cost of doing …

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An Important Message: Cybersecurity Threats Update

Cybersecurity Threats Update The overall increase in cyber crime and the exponential rise in sophisticated ransomware attacks are changing the cost of doing business. More than ever, Umbrella Managed Systems is investing resources to reduce risks and keep our clients from becoming victims of cyber crime. In parallel, many insurance carriers are seeking to transfer …

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The cost of a cyber crime, & why your organization needs cyber liability insurance.

Today is the start of Cybersecurity Month 2022. As the number of cyber attaches increases, organizations continue to work to put proper safeguards in place. Cyber liability insurance protects your business against cybersecurity threats by helping you recover if the worst case happens. Additionally, Cyber liability insurance protects businesses from losses that result from cyber …

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Cyber Attack Strikes Kansas City MSP

A cyber security breach is every MSPs worst nightmare. This is exponentially more frightening when this happens in your own backyard. Today, Umbrella Managed Systems was shocked to learn that NetStandard in Kansas City was hit by a cyber-attack. This is truly gut wrenching and has our team on high alert.  The goal of any …

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Cybersecurity Threat: Follina Zero-Day Vulnerability

Follina Zero-Day Vulnerability – Proceed with Caution! On Friday, May 27th a cybersecurity notice was posted by researchers reporting a zero-day vulnerability using Microsoft Office.  Known as Follina, this vulnerability uses bogus Word document attachments to infect and remotely execute malicious code on a user’s device.  Experts are calling for organizations to be especially vigilant …

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Cyber War, Russia Invades Ukraine

Introduction Beginning early Thursday morning multiple news sources reported that Russia launched their invasion on Ukraine. This included shelling and rocket attacks on several of the major cities including Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv. Multiple news outlets are reporting that the invasion will not only include physical attacks but also include cyber attacks on Ukraine. Organizations around …

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Ransomware resources

Umbrella strives to keep our clients informed and ready to combat any cyberattack. This list of ransomware resources will contribute to the education and awareness of phishing/ransomware threats. We hope this makes our clients better able to prevent, detect, and mitigate breaches caused by ransomware. We have previously highlighted the importance of adhering to a …

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DHS warns of cyberattack threat from Labor Day to 9/11

On August 13, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin warning of a heightened threat environment across the United States. This threat environment includes the potential for increased cyberattacks and digital crime, and extends from the Labor Day weekend through to the 20th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks.  Historically, holidays have …

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6 major cybersecurity breaches in 2021 (and what you can learn from them)

6 major cybersecurity breaches in 2021 (and what you can learn from them) It’s more than halfway through 2021 and the increase in cyber attacks throughout the pandemic shows no signs of slowing. To raise awareness of some of the latest threats, and the measures you can take to protect your business, we’ve rounded up …

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Your cybersecurity guide to working remotely this summer

The shift to remote work at the beginning of the pandemic took many businesses by surprise. Just 17% of employees were working remotely full time before covid, but this number has increased to 44% since the pandemic began. And they’ve gotten used to it: According to Owl Labs, 80% of people now expect to work …

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