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Conflict in Ukraine Presages a Major Uptick in Cyberattacks
Progent has received this Critical Security Alert from SentinelOne Labs:
With the increased tensions in the world the US Government and many Security Agencies are warning of a possible uptick in Cyberattacks in the coming days and weeks.
Progent is a partner with SentinelOne, who have developed the premier software available to protect and defend against cyberattacks. Anyone not on a proper Endpoint Detection and Response/Managed Detection and Response (EDR/MDR) platform is at risk.
For support or more information:
Contact Progent TRC at TRC@progent.com or call 800-993-9400 or Darrin.Johnson@Progent.com
Critical Apache Log4j2 Vulnerability
A critical flaw has been identified in Log4j, a Java library for logging error messages in applications. This exploit is currently the most high-profile security vulnerability on the internet and has been assessed a severity score of 10 out of 10 by the cybersecurity industry's rating system, known as Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). If you need assistance determining whether your network is impacted by this vulnerability or if you require help patching affected applications and devices, refer to Apache Log4j2 Vulnerability Mitigation.
24x7 Ransomware Hotline
Progent's Ransomware Hot Line is intended to help you complete the time-critical first phase in mitigating a ransomware attack by putting out the fire. Progent's online ransomware experts can help businesses to locate and quarantine breached servers and endpoints and guard undamaged resources from being compromised. If your network has been penetrated by any strain of ransomware, don't panic. Get help quickly by calling Progent's Ransomware Hot Line at 800-462-8800.
Ransomware Recovery Services
Progent now offers a selection of ransomware protection, response and recovery services that include network-wide vulnerability evaluations, continuous monitoring, ransomware filtering based on advanced heuristics, settlement negotiations, forensics, and rapid restoration led by Progent's veteran group of mitigation consultants. For more details about Progent's ransomware defense and recovery services, visit Ransomware recovery consulting.