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Welcome to Site2 — Ryan McCawley

Ryan McCawley recently joined the Site2 team as a Systems Engineer in our Virginia location. Ryan has over 10 years of experience in customer service and working in large scale data centers such as InMotion Hosting and USAToday.com.  Ryan has also lead the IT Departments for companies that support the United States Departments of Defense.  He is […]

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Want to keep your data? Back it up!

From the desk of Thomas F. Duffy, MS-ISAC Chair We all know it happens – computers crash, malware infects them, or somebody downloads that cool, new program that crashes everything! While there are many tips and tricks of great value for preventing your devices and data from being compromised, it is important to also have […]

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Sun, Sand and Cybersecurity

From the desk of Thomas F. Duffy, MS-ISAC Chair This month, in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance, we aim to provide some valuable tips on staying cyber safe while heading on a summer vacation. Whether you are out exploring or relaxing, it is important to strive to be as secure as possible with […]

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The Dirt on Dumpster Diving

In 1860, Hector Urquhart wrote “…one man’s rubbish may be another’s treasure”. Nearly 160 years later, the idiom still holds true, but for a much more menacing reason. Dumpster diving is the hacking term for digging through an organization’s garbage searching for trade secrets, personally identifiable information and private correspondences. Based on the term, many […]

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Welcome to Site2 – Harsh Patel

Harsh R. Patel is the newest member of the Site2 Systems Engineering team.  Harsh is a graduate from Penn State Scranton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Sciences and Technology with two minors: Business, and Security and Risk Analysis (SRA). Harsh’s many collegiate accomplishments include an Academic Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in […]

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2018 Cybersecurity Concerns

2018 Cybersecurity Concerns Cyber threats are always evolving as cyber criminals become more savvy and people let their guards down by depending more and more on technology.  Here are some of the trending threats for 2018 that companies need to protect themselves from: Power shell based attacks – scripts that will control the companies server.  […]

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Is Your Antivirus Software Infected?

Antivirus Software Can Be Spreading Malware Florian Bogner, a security consultant, found an issue within the antivirus software.  This is  called AVGater and it will take a piece of malware from the quarantined folder and place it on the victim’s computer, allowing the malware to attack. Mr. Bogner notified the antivirus vendors that contained the […]

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This Rabbit’s Trick Ain’t Silly

What is BadRabbit Ransomware? This new ransomware seems to be a variation of Petya with a similar lockout screen.   As of October 24, 2017, BadRabbit has hit Russia and Eastern Europe, but is expected to spread to other countries.  The attackers are asking the victim to pay a ransom in bitcoins to recover their files.  It will […]

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