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How MDR Helps To Neutralise Ransomware

The lasting impact of remote working has led to dramatic changes in how business is done and is triggering an unprecedented expansion of the attack surface. Ransomware attacks have exploded since the onset of the pandemic in 2020, further complicating the myriad operational challenges facing cybersecurity professionals. Ransomware damages from cybercrime are expected to hit […]

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How MDR Helps To Neutralise Ransomware

The lasting impact of remote working has led to dramatic changes in how business is done and is triggering an unprecedented expansion of the attack surface. Ransomware attacks have exploded since the onset of the pandemic in 2020, further complicating the myriad operational challenges facing cybersecurity professionals. Ransomware damages from cybercrime are expected to hit […]

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Smarttech247 Extends Strategic Partnership with Microsoft

Smarttech247 extends its Cloud MDR operations with the additional of Microsoft Security Technology to its portfolio! CORK, IRELAND, April 6th 2021 – Smarttech247 have recently extended its partnership with Microsoft to offer global customers the opportunity to identify and stop threats before they cause harm, with SIEM reinvented for a modern world.   Smarttech247, a Managed Detection & Response (MDR) company, today announced […]

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Smarttech247 and Tanium Announce Strategic Partnership

CORK, IRELAND, March 23, 2021 – Smarttech247 has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Tanium, the provider of endpoint management and security built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. The two organisations will work together to provide endpoint management solutions to mid-market enterprises. Smarttech247 is a MDR (Managed Detection and […]

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Summary: Active exploitation of vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange

Summary from the Joint Cybersecurity Advisory between the FBI and CISA An advisory was created by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to highlight the cyber threat associated with active exploitation of vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange on-premises products. The FBI and CISA assessed that nation-state actors and […]

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Cybersecurity Threats faced by Pharmaceutical Companies in 2021

Pharmaceutical companies are prime targets for cybercriminals, which is attributed to the large amounts of sensitive and personal data they collect and store. This data is also incredibly valuable as it is often related to pharmaceutical and medial advances, technologies, and sensitive patient information. Additionally, the industry follows strict privacy guidelines regarding the safeguarding of […]

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HAFNIUM targeting Exchange Servers with 0-day exploits

Microsoft has detected multiple 0-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server in limited and targeted attacks. In the attacks observed, the threat actor used these vulnerabilities to access on-premises Exchange servers which enabled access to email accounts, and allowed installation of additional malware to facilitate long-term access to victim environments. […]

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[Press Release] Smarttech247 to take on 30 new hires in expansion bid

Press Release from TechCentral, 16th Feb. 2021 Smarttech247 has announced plans to hire 30 more staff in Cork to support their continued growth and expansion. The cybersecurity firm is investing in threat intelligence and continuous R&D capabilities to keep pace with the ever-expanding threat landscape. The cybersecurity industry is predicted to grow in value to […]

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The state of Cybersecurity in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected cybersecurity, network defence and incident response operations. IBM Security recently released the 2021 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, which highlights how cyberattacks evolved throughout 2020 and how malicious threat actors attempted to use the pandemic to their advantage. The report was based on the in-depth analysis of data breaches that occurred throughout 2020. […]

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Smarttech247 GM, Raluca Saceanu: ‘The threat landscape is evolving at a dangerous pace’ [News Article]

News article from Silicon Republic, Jan 2021 Smarttech247’s Raluca Saceanu discusses the changing cybersecurity landscape, skills shortages, and the ‘image problem’ in the infosec industry. Raluca Saceanu is the general manager of Smarttech247, an enterprise cybersecurity organisation headquartered in Cork. Saceanu is responsible for the company’s global security business including strategy, portfolio and operations. She […]

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Key Cybersecurity Insights For 2021

New cyber security challenges continue to rise every year, but 2020 will be remembered for the uncertainty and rapid change it brought for the infosec space. We saw a year of heightened cyber-crime as well as the reintroduction of cyber gangs that were thought to be exhausted. Cybercrime is still a highly lucrative business, and it is estimated […]

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