Alert: PGP Email Encryption Is No Longer Safe

Those who use PGP and S/MIME to send secure emails are being advised to cease using and disable the tools with immediate effect following a major security scare.   Researcher Sebastian Schinzel, a professor of computer security with Münster University of Applied Sciences, claims to have identified a security flaw that “might reveal the plaintext of encrypted […]

Guard Your Data from New Cloud Threats

“While established cyber-attack vectors, such as malware and ransomware, continue to be a challenge for IT security pros, a panel of experts at the SANS Institute detailed new and emerging threats.” (eWeek) Read the full article HERE

Flash Forward with CrossRealms All Flash BC/DR Backup

CrossRealms- in partnership with Cisco Systems, Pure Storage and Cohesity- will be completing the build out of our new all flash Business Continuity services on April 29th at our Lone Mountain data center location in Las Vegas. For the past few years, we’ve been offering Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for our customers, and the […]

CrossRealms Security Operations Center Going Live!

We are excited to announce that our new Security Operations Center (SOC) will go live March 30th. This will provide CrossRealms and its clients the necessary foundation for ISO27001, NIST, and SOC 2 security compliance. Please bookmark this link to stay current with the latest security updates and be on the lookout for additional security […]

Facebook Scandal in the News: 3 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Data Privacy

Facebook has been under steady fire after a scandal that was recently reported by the New York Times and UK media. It was discovered that Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics company, accessed, stored and shared 50 million Facebook users’ personal information in 2014, overwhelmingly without consent. There are several investigations into Facebook’s privacy practices, and […]

Forensic Readiness: Setting the Foundation For Cybersecurity

I’ve been involved in addressing many different cyberattacks in 2017 and early 2018, with some attacks being more successful than others. My involvement was usually in identifying the nature of the attack in a post mortem fashion or thwarting the advancement of an attack in progress. One common thread among all of them was the […]

Cisco Remote Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerability

“A vulnerability in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN functionality of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a reload of the affected system or to remotely execute code.” (Cisco Security Advisories and Alerts) Read the full article HERE  

How to Successfully Implement a Business Continuity Program in Your Organization

Several months ago CrossRealms was asked to help one of our hospital customers create a Business Continuity Program. Great. BC Program initiation is usually at least one quarter of the battle of making BC a reality. Even if you have a dedicated BC champion it can be an uphill climb to get management buy-in for […]

A Pocket Guide to Password Security

A strong password is one of the most important lines of defense to prevent hacking. At a time of widespread cyberattacks, hacking and identity theft, here are a few simple password security tips: Never share your passwords with anybody, even if you trust them. You can trust your friends with other sensitive information. Don’t use […]