Remote Work

Remote Work Cybersecurity Report, May 7, 2022

I have seen stunningly bad habits from IT professionals regarding access, authentication, and general computing security. My favorites include using administrator auto-logon without a password, passwords such as “8675309” or just “password”, freely shared domain-level administrative accounts, the cliché sticky-notes on a monitor, and not updating known vulnerable software because something bad might happen. Similarly, …

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Remote Work Cybersecurity Report, April 24, 2022

This week is a hodge-podge rollup of warnings, threats, and vulnerabilities. There is something for everyone, bloggers, website administrators, and any remote-work-from-home-digital-nomad with a side-hustle. A funny thing about security vulnerabilities, defects and flaws may exist in products for years until revealed by any number of involved parties. They sit silent waiting for exploitation by …

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Security Vulnerabilities Affecting Remote Workers April 15th, 2022

From April 11th, 2022, to the 15th, the week ended with twenty-eight new “exploits in the wild”, as reported by CISA, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Exploits ranged from weaknesses on current products in use to older unsupported and end-of-life devices. Here are ones I thought were particularly relevant to the remote working digital …

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