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The Stigma of Patching Lowers Innovation

Arraya Insights| June 29, 2017

IT has had a long and sordid history with patching. From servers to desktops, Windows to Linux, it is the fear and bane of the IT administrator’s existence. A delicate balance has been struck between the risk of not patching and using third party tools to address security issues, but as the recent WannaCry and […]

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Feds Warn of Sophisticated Cyber Threat: 5 Steps to Take Now

Arraya Insights| June 22, 2017

Do you know where your administrator credentials are? Hopefully, the answer to that is “With my administrators.” However, it may not be the only answer as per a recent warning issued by the federal government. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has uncovered what it calls an “emerging, sophisticated campaign,” one that uses […]

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4 Things You Might Have Missed at Arraya’s 3rd Annual Tech Summit

Arraya Insights| June 15, 2017

  Last Thursday, the mid-Atlantic region’s top IT professionals gathered for Arraya Solutions’ Tech Summit. For the third year running, attendees packed the halls and conference rooms of the Sheraton Valley Forge in King of Prussia, PA to explore the latest technology solutions and learn more about those that already make up their IT environments. […]

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Arraya Protects Managed Services Customers from WannaCry

Thomas York| June 2, 2017

A fair amount of digital ink has been spent recounting the ransomware attack known as WannaCry and its effects on the global market.  Ransomware attacks are nothing new; revenues obtained from these attacks exceed 1 billion annually, with previous examples such as 2015’s CryptoWall earning $325 million alone.  What is new is IT’s acknowledgement of […]

Large Scale Attacks Sweep the Globe – Are You Prepared?

Arraya Insights| May 16, 2017

During the last two weeks, an unprecedented number of cyber attacks swept the globe leaving organizations across every industry scrambling to recover. In the U.K., 16 National Health Service facilities were affected by ransomware known as “WannaCry” forcing them to divert emergency room patients to unaffected hospitals. In Spain, the same malware hit one of the […]

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WannaCry Ransomware Goes Global: What to Do to Stay Safe

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This weekend saw one of the largest global cyber attacks in history, WannaCry, reportedly impacting FedEx, the National Health Service in the UK, and Telefonica in Spain among others. As we’re certain this has been a common topic of conversation in the office, we wanted to arm you with some great information via the blog […]

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Two IT Disaster Recovery Misses - and One Big Win

Arraya Insights| May 11, 2017

Five hours isn’t all that long in the grand scheme of things – but it might as well be an eternity during a data center outage. That’s more than enough time for a company to run up sizeable bills attempting to rectify the situation. It’s also plenty of time to give customers a negative experience […]

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Arraya’s Plan for Making 2017 A Better Year for Cyber Security

Dan Lifshutz| March 31, 2017

My previous post, a recap of how Arraya spent our 2016, kept to the year’s highlights. While this new post will also look back at last year, I’d like to focus in on a single issue: cyber security. Unfortunately, doing so requires going back to some of last year’s lowest points. Despite all of the positive developments […]

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Don’t Get Caught in a Data Hostage Situation

Arraya Insights| March 16, 2017

By now we’ve all heard about ransomware and the massive financial implications it can have on business. While ransomware is an example of something coming in and infecting you, the converse can be a risk. With the ease of cloud accessed Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, your data can be outside of IT’s control extremely easily. Two […]

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8 Lessons from Cisco’s 2017 Cyber Security Report

Arraya Insights| February 23, 2017

Cisco’s 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Report marks the 10th anniversary of the yearly rundown of challenges facing those tasked with ensuring their employers’ digital wellbeing. This year’s report collects the insights of roughly 3,000 Chief Security Officers and security operations leaders from around the world. Surprisingly, amongst the talk of rapidly-evolving, high-tech threats, are a few re-emerging, “old […]

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