The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) made an emergency mandate last month around Windows DNS vulnerabilities. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently identified a vulnerability in the Windows Domain Name System CVE-2020-1350. When the servers fail to properly handle requests, hackers can exploit this vulnerability by running arbitrary code in order to
Symposit is pleased to welcome a new addition to our team. Frank Von Hendricks joins us as a Cyber Team Lead for our Federal Energy sector clients with more than 25 years of information technology experience. Previously, Frank worked at Northrop Grumman Corporation as a Senior Principal Systems Analyst contracted to the U.S. Social Security
Symposit LLC announced its latest prime contract with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) to provide technical support for the Information Management Advisory Council. Symposit is proud to support INL’s critical mission to reduce the entry of illegal drugs into the United States and to minimize the
We wanted to share this important note make sure our clients are aware that they should be using modern email clients (ie. Outlook 2013 or newer), as well as smartphones that continuously update with either the latest iOS or Android operating systems – systems that will support “Modern Authentication.” The change will go into effect
Symposit has been awarded a prime contract with the Department of State (DOS), Foreign Services Institute (FSI) for the design and consulting services for a new Audio-Visual equipment, network and infrastructure design solution to be incorporated into the Issued for Construction (IFC) Drawing Set for the National Foreign Affairs Training Center (NFATC), Building B Project.
In alert issued by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), scammers are now using fake websites with HTTPS certificates that appear to make the website secure in order to lure victims into providing payment or other sensitive information. Read the entire alert below: Source: https://www.ic3.gov/media/2019/190610.aspx CYBER ACTORS EXPLOIT ‘SECURE’ WEBSITES IN PHISHING CAMPAIGNS Websites
May 15, 2019 – Symposit LLC announced today that it has become a partner with a leading IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) cloud services provider, DigitalOcean. With the vision of consistently integrating the best cloud and IT services and solutions to its clients, Symposit LLC continuously innovates to keep up with the latest trends in IT; to provide
ATTENTION! WARNING! Cyber Attackers are using Desktop Sharing Software to Target US Businesses Since 2018 until this year, there has been malicious attacks by cyber actors using desktop sharing software to facilitate numerous network invasions of authorized and unauthorized installations to gain access to a victim’s system and inaccessible files. Everyone, whether it is for
Free Wifi is available in coffee shops, restaurants, shopping malls, hotels, airports, libraries -you name it. Millions of people everyday use this doing everything from browsing the internet, checking emails, and just any internet related tasks. Although, most people do not realize even though there is a password to login, free public Wi-Fi is not
What is the first thing you grab when you wake up in the morning? Most people would answer this question by saying, their smartphone. Statistics state that an average smartphone user checks their device almost 47 times a day and checks their device within the first hour of waking up or before going to bed.