vSphere 7.0 U1/U2 Important Upgrade Notice

vSphere 7.0 U1/U2 Important Upgrade Notice

** August 2021 Update ** First, the fine print:  This is suggestive content to be used at your discretion.  Products, processes, and procedures below are not sanctioned, supported, warrantied, or otherwise recommended by WTG, Dell, or other OEMs. We’ve researched this and are making the following suggestion.  For modern Dell servers, for example, you will [...]Read More »
The Top 12 Healthcare Industry Cyberattacks

The Top 12 Healthcare Industry Cyberattacks

Healthcare providers don’t have the resources for cutting-edge defenses—and threat actors know this, so health records are a hot and valuable commodity on the dark web. In fact, cyberattacks on healthcare providers have resulted in 3,705 data breaches and 267 million compromised medical records since 2009, HIPAA Journal reports. In 2020, healthcare was the top industry in […]

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The Top Cyberattacks of June 2021

The Top Cyberattacks of June 2021

May 2021 raised the bar for high-profile cyberattacks, and July seems poised to set the bar even higher. In that context, June’s slate of data breaches and security lapses isn’t quite so dramatic. For a month that saw hacks of healthcare providers, entertainment giants, and even the Olympics organization, that’s a sobering idea in and [...]Read More »

Arctic Wolf’s Response to Kaseya Supply Chain Attack and Takeaways from Matt Kozloski

Response to Kaseya Supply Chain Attack Arctic Wolf is aware of the Kaseya supply chain attack, reportedly affecting between 800 and 1,500 businesses around the world. The Kaseya VSA supply chain ransomware campaign is a sophisticated and intentional attack, the scope of which will not be fully understood for many weeks or possibly months. Any [...]Read More »
Hardening Your Dell Storage Center (SC) – Compellent

Hardening Your Dell Storage Center (SC) – Compellent

Over the last year or so, I’ve helped multiple companies recover from ransomware events utilizing snapshots on their storage arrays.  In several of these instances, the customer’s backups were compromised along with their production environment.  A storage array can be a nice part of a recovery strategy, as they seem to be targeted less frequently [...]Read More »
Dell’s PowerStore reaches down market with new entry level PS500T

Dell’s PowerStore reaches down market with new entry level PS500T

Dell is expanding the reach of the PowerStore mid-range storage platform further down-market with the introduction of the entry-level PowerStore 500T.  This smaller system is aimed at competing with the lower-end storage requirements found in SMB or ROBO deployments.  The system is supposed to come in around $30k for a base config with minimal storage. With [...]Read More »