The Centripetal Blog

Microsoft Exchange Recent Vulnerabilities and Targeted Attacks

March 9, 2021 | Byron Rashed
On Tuesday, March 2nd, Microsoft published KB5000871[1] that contained security updates for vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange. These vulnerabilities have been identified being exploited as zero-day in the wild prior to the release of these updates. Microsoft recommends applying the sec...
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Reducing the Cost of Cyber Threat Intelligence

February 23, 2021 | Byron Rashed
As the cost of the average cyber breach increases, now hitting up to $4million per breach, cybersecurity has become a vital budget consideration for businesses, no matter their size. In fact, around half of all cyberattacks target small or medium-sized businesses, necessitating a solution ...
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Fortifying Your Network with CleanINTERNET

February 9, 2021 | Byron Rashed
Cyber threats are constantly increasing in complexity, with billions of records being exposed by data breaches in 2020 alone. These attacks include phishing, ransomware, Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS), and Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks, with new malware and viruses being discover...
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Finding simplicity in Cyber Threat Intelligence

January 29, 2021 | Byron Rashed
In battling the constant threat of security breaches, many organizations rely on solutions that provide real-time security alerts. The average enterprise employs dozens of tools, leaving security teams inundated with alerts and focused on multiple interfaces every day. Unsurprisingly, orga...
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Centripetal CleanINTERNET x Mid-Atlantic Cyber - ‘We’re getting ahead of the curve on the cyber threat landscape.’

January 21, 2021 | Byron Rashed
Maintaining the upper hand against cyber threats to guard against network intrusion means employing the right tools to keep you informed of potential and real threats. Mid-Atlantic Cyber, an organization offering physical security and infrastructure solutions, has been utilizing our cyber ...
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What Does Next-Generation Cyber Threat Intelligence Mean For Your Business?

December 17, 2020 | Byron Rashed
The cyber threat landscape is constantly expanding, with security breaches increasing by 67% since 2014 and the cost of cyber crime expected to be $6 trillion annually by 2021. As threats are evolving and advancing at an alarming rate, threat actors utilize automation to overwhelm security...
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Securing the Remote Workforce

December 8, 2020 | Byron Rashed
88% of organizations worldwide mandated their employees to work from home in 2020 to slow the spread of COVID-19. And with the pandemic looking to leave office buildings empty for the foreseeable future, organizations are having to embrace new ways of working. Even pre-pandemic, remote wor...
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Retail’s Cyber Security Challenges During the Holiday Season

November 25, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Retail is one of the most vulnerable and targeted industries when it comes to cyber attacks, with half of U.S. retailers experiencing a data breach in 2019, up 19% from the year before. Marking the start of the busy holiday shopping period, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the most import...
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Centripetal Proactively Blocks Potential Exploit Attempts

November 24, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Centripetal Networks observed 472,584 potential exploitation attempts from Iraq targeting a SonicWall VPN host only hours after SonicWall published advisory SNWLID-2020-0010[1]. Centripetal’s CleanINTERNET service was able to block all of these inbound attempts targeting the vulnerable inf...
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Mitigating Healthcare Data Breaches with CleanINTERNET

November 3, 2020 | Byron Rashed
Last week, the US government warned hospitals and healthcare providers of an increased and imminent ransomware threat, linked directly to Eastern European hackers. The FBI, the DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Health and Human Services (H...
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