Kaseya VSA, a remote monitoring and management tool, was the victim of a cyberattack. Bryley uses Kaseya VSA. However Bryley was among a group of VSA users who were able to be warned by Kaseya of the unfolding attack. Because of the warning Bryley immediately shut down Bryley’s instance of the VSA server … [2 min. read]
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Lawrence writes about networking and security. He's written for Bryley since 2015.
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Although most organizations relied on a remote work model in the first year of the pandemic, the vaccine rollout has led to an increase in hybrid work environments that have elements of both on-site work and the remote work model … [5 min. read]
Employees’ work credentials can end up scattered across the web when employees use them on sites external to your company … [2 min. read]
“Just knowing my company was using a phishing simulator stopped me from opening emails I had doubts about,” said an employee of a business using Bryley’s Phishing Simulator. “Why risk it? I don’t want to end up an example at the next meeting” … [5 min. read]
Ransomware claimed its first victims when Joseph Popp distributed 20,000 floppy disks with ransomware to AIDS researchers who had attended the World Health Organization’s 1989 AIDS conference in Stockholm … [6 min. read]
“Teaching improved my ability to diagnose all kinds of problems because interacting with the students I got to see problems from so many different angles. And that’s made my role at Bryley a lot easier,” Myk Dinis said in discussing his recent promotion to senior engineer … [3 min. read]
In light of Mass Governor Charlie Baker’s reopening plan, Bryley’s management team met and concluded that Bryley would continue the safety of using COVID protocols … [3 min. read]
An email with an intriguing subject line shows up in your inbox. You click on it because you’re curious and the sender seems trustworthy. This is how most cyberattacks begin … [7 min. read]
The functioning, intellectual property and reputation of your organization – and so its survival – depend on your ability to bounce back from an incident with the help of backed-up data. This is why you need a comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery solution that does not neglect backing-up your cloud-based data [5 min. read]
The American Rental Association of Massachusetts (ARA) set their member organizations on the path to cybersecurity awareness this month. ARA received six hour-and-fifteen-minute-long custom seminars that introduced the concepts of Security Awareness Training – tailored to their industry.
Bryley VP Roy Pacitto facilitated the online, interactive sessions that provided an introduction to Security Awareness Training (SAT) for ARA member organizations. The aim was to provide each participant with the basics that if the concepts presented were adhered-to the organizations would be less likely to experience a security breach. It was explained at the outset that one-time training sessions have only limited benefit. But couple initial training with ongoing Security Awareness Training and the results are historically impressive in minimizing cybersecurity risks … [six min. read]