Google and Yahoo have both announced that they will require all incoming email to be authenticated with verification and security protocols starting in February 2024. This is a huge endorsement of best practices from two of the largest email service providers, and a critical moment for every organization to set up SPF, DKIM, and DMARC protocols properly and monitor them for compliance.
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Configured properly, and then monitored and adjusted over time, DMARC can reduce cybersecurity risks and increase deliverability for legitimate email. (Configured improperly, however, DMARC instructions could result in all of your outgoing email getting rejected — so you need to know what is going on under the hood.)
A ransomware incident ensnaring two of Las Vegas’s largest casinos made national headlines last month and inspired a lot of questions about ransomware, multi-factor authentication, single-sign on, access management, and vishing. What happened? What went wrong?
An identity and access management (IAM) solution is the padlock or firewall for the work-from-anywhere era. Before you give users access to any business resources, assets, or information, you should implement IAM as a critical component of your organization’s security program.
Microsoft has released security updates for Windows and Outlook that all users should apply immediately, as they address several critical security vulnerabilities that have already been exploited by Russian hackers.
Over the past few months, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, and OneDrive users on Apple computers have experienced small and not-so-small changes to how files saved to these cloud services appear in the Finder. The notes below address the user experience with Google Drive specifically, but some of these particulars are relevant also for other cloud file storage solutions.
If you or your organization is using LastPass or other Goto services, please contact Macktez right away so we can review your security profile and address any vulnerabilities.