Hackers Breached US Local Government by Exploiting Fortinet Bugs

As of May 2021, state-sponsored hackers have compromised the webserver of a U.S. municipal government after hacking into a Fortinet appliance.  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) states that after gaining access to the organization’s server, the hackers moved laterally through the network and created a new domain controller, server, and workstation user accounts to… Read More

5 Steps You Should Take Today to Minimize Your Data Loss Due to Ransomware

You’re concerned about getting ransomware as everyone should be, but you don’t know what you can do to minimize your risks. Follow these five steps to reduce the chances of your data being hijacked and falling victim to ransomware. Make regular backups.This is Ransomware Defense 101. The scammers want to restrict access to your data,… Read More

The Benefits of using a Managed IT Service Provider (MSP)

Using a managed IT service provider (MSP) is often an appealing option for a company looking to outsource the support of their entire IT infrastructure.  Maintaining modern IT systems requires a specific and high-leveled knowledge base, which you can tap into by utilizing an MSP. As a bonus, managed IT services also provide solutions to… Read More

CREG Systems donates and installs phone system upgrade for local mission.

Communication is key to providing much needed community support. Watertown NY, February 13, 2021 – If you’ve placed a call into the Watertown Urban Mission or Impossible Dream thrift store recently, you may have noticed the new automated attendant greeting and simplified routing options that are making it easier to connect ‘North Country’ residents to… Read More