National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The Top Cyber Treats of 2021 and How CREG Systems can Help

By Courtney Rosario on October 25th, 2021 | Tags:

It’s October, which means it is time for pumpkin patches, apple picking, cold weather, and more! October is also National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which was launched in 2004 by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  What is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? When Cybersecurity Awareness Month began, the awareness efforts… Read More

Cybersecurity Defense: The Biden Administration Executive Order, is it a Great Start Towards Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity?

By Courtney Rosario on August 10th, 2021 | Tags: ,

In May, President Biden issued his executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity. However, this is not the first time that a president has tried to address this critical issue. Every president since Bill Clinton has issued a similar executive order to no avail. While cybersecurity is an ever-growing complex topic, there is hope that… Read More

Hackers Breached US Local Government by Exploiting Fortinet Bugs

By Courtney Rosario on May 28th, 2021 | Tags: , ,

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

By Jason Wendt on April 1st, 2021 | Tags: , , ,

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