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Security Alert: Microsoft Office Vulnerability

WorkSmart is aware of the recently discovered security vulnerability affecting all versions of Microsoft Windows. We are working with clients to ensure they are protected against this threat.

Continue reading for more information on what happened and how your organization can address this security concern.

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Security Alert: Sophos Firewall Vulnerability

WorkSmart is aware of the recently discovered security vulnerability affecting Sophos firewall. ManagedShield Firewalls provided as part of clients’ service plans have the patch installed and require no further action to mitigate this vulnerability.

We are continuing to work with clients that own their own firewall to ensure they’re protected.

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Security Alert: Okta Security Incident

WorkSmart is aware of the security incident with Okta, an identity and access management firm that supports thousands of businesses. We are working with our partners to assess any potential impact on our tools.

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SECURITY ALERT: Log4j Vulnerability

WorkSmart is aware of the critical vulnerability in Apache Log4j that can be used to launch cyber attacks. We continue to work with our vendors to identify any potential vulnerabilities and ensure our tools are secure.

Here are details on the Log4j vulnerability, including who it impacts and what steps you can take to reduce the risk to your organization and your customers.

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Blog Security Alerts Ransomware

The Kaseya VSA Ransomware Attack

Unfortunately, ransomware continues to make headlines, with the recent attack on Kaseya VSA products affecting 1500 organizations across the globe.

Although WorkSmart does not use Kaseya VSA products and has not been impacted by this attack, it’s important to use this as an opportunity to grow our security practices and help you do the same.

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Cybersecurity Threat Alert: Coronavirus Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks take advantage of people by posing as a trusted source. Not surprisingly, cybercriminals are using concerns about coronavirus to attack businesses. Unfortunately, they’re using fear as bait.

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Critical Security Alert: Windows 10 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft issued critical security patches for Windows 10 on August 13th and is warning all users to update their operating system immediately.  Microsoft discovered multiple vulnerabilities that can allow machines to spread malware without any user interaction.

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Security Alerts Cybersecurity - Detection and Response Blog

Patching the Spectre & Meltdown security vulnerabilities

You may have heard about the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities recently. While there’s no evidence of anyone exploiting the security flaw, we want to make sure our clients are aware of how it’s being resolved.

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“Krack” Wi-Fi security vulnerability and what it means for you

This week we found out about a Wi-Fi security vulnerability that affects all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Read this article for a great (and not-too-technical) overview of the vulnerability.

A few important points:

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Game Over: NBA team losses valuable data

Good cyber security, much like the best NBA defenses, must be strong and able to stop threats from every which way. For the Milwaukee Bucks, their on-court and cyber security defense could both use a little practice. Yahoo! Sports reported that the Milwaukee Bucks sent out the names, addresses, Social Security numbers, compensation information and dates of birth of players as part of a spoofed email attack. Practice these four email security tips and don’t let this happen to your business.