In July one of the largest ransomware gangs disappeared without any explanation.  The ransomware gang REvil is known for their recent attacks on Kaseya, JBS, and approximately 42% of all recent attacks.  It is unclear why the groups online footprint just disappeared, however, there are speculations on weather the US took action,

Active Directory is one of the primary focuses of cyber attackers as it contains the information attackers need to expand their access, establish connection, and more.  By taking a deeper look into your Active Directory exposures, organizations can improve their security and data before the attacker tries to gain access to administrator accounts, credentials, records, data and more. 

With 30.7 million small businesses in the U.S. accounting for 99.9 percent of all U.S. businesses (SBA, 2019) it is safe to say that small businesses are the heart of North America. If you look around your community small businesses are made up of our neighbors, friends and family, but most important are the pillars of our community.

Industries are constantly changing, and staying current with the latest developments, skills, and new technologies required can be hard.  With our world changing at what feels like light speed it is more important than ever to stay abreast of these changes so you do not lag behind. 

In the past year, not only have many of our worlds been turned upside down, but the MSP community continues to grow and mature.    The last year has brought on many new challenges forcing small businesses to innovate, perhaps more than larger businesses. 

Kaseya announced that it had become the victim of a cyberattack on July 2.  It appears that the attackers carried out a ransomware attack by leveraging a vulnerability in Kaseya's VSA software.  According to Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola, less than 0.1% of the company's customers were included in this incident.

Technology plays a roll in every business.  No matter the size, or profession,  technology is incorporated in business operations today.  In the last two decades, technology has changed the way we do business, from how we shop, do research, communicate and operate our businesses.   

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