Entries by Lawrence Strauss

Responding to Cloud-Based Email Server Attacks

“Just awful” –the opinion on the state of a Fortune 500 company’s security by the hacker who stole fifty million credentials

Lately organizations have been choosing to migrate their email networks to cloud-based email providers like Microsoft 365. These cloud-based systems are appealing with their low cost per user monthly billing, ease of management and built-in security. But what are the risks these businesses can expect on a cloud-based email platform? … [5 min. read]

Scott Gold Recognized for Twenty Years of Service

Senior Network Engineer Scott Gold has been recognized for his twenty years of service at Bryley Systems. Scott has designed and built many Bryley clients’ servers and and networks. Because of his experience in computer environment design Scott is a great problem-solving resource. Scott’s manager Kristin Pryor called Scott, “a skilled contributor and a mentor to other techs … [3 min. read]

Why Don’t Businesses Use MFA?

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency recommends that small- to medium-sized organizations implement MFA (multi-factor authentication). Multi-factor authentication refers to when you use two or more of the following factors … [6 min. read]

Update on Attack Against Kaseya VSA

Kaseya VSA, a remote monitoring and management tool, was the victim of a cyberattack. Bryley uses Kaseya VSA. However Bryley was among a group of VSA users who were able to be warned by Kaseya of the unfolding attack. Because of the warning Bryley immediately shut down Bryley’s instance of the VSA server … [2 min. read]

No Recess

“Just knowing my company was using a phishing simulator stopped me from opening emails I had doubts about,” said an employee of a business using Bryley’s Phishing Simulator. “Why risk it? I don’t want to end up an example at the next meeting” … [5 min. read]