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MCP Launches Video Chats to Keep Clients Current on Cybersecurity Threats

Posted on April 15, 2021 by Mike Beagles

Cybersecurity threats and issues are increasing and evolving continuously, seemingly at warp speed. It is difficult to keep up with it all—but it is imperative that every organization does everything possible to protect its networks, systems and devices from cyberattacks. This is especially true of organizations that provide mission-critical, life-saving services, e.g., law enforcement agencies, fire/rescue departments, emergency medical services agencies and emergency communications centers, aka 911 centers.

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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: FortiOS Vulnerabilities

Posted on April 12, 2021 by Mike Beagles

As part of our effort to inform our clients about potential and serious cybersecurity issues, MCP provides advisories about vulnerabilities and exploits that could threaten the operations of their critical communications networks. Sign up to receive these advisories in your inbox as soon as they are released.

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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Critical Microsoft Exchange Server Vulnerabilities

Posted on March 12, 2021 by Mike Beagles

As part of our effort to inform our clients about potential and serious cybersecurity issues, MCP provides advisories about vulnerabilities and exploits that could threaten the operations of their critical communications networks. Sign up to receive these advisories in your inbox as soon as they are released.

This week there is a new critical alert that requires the mission-critical community’s immediate attention.

Advisory overview

Microsoft released several security updates due to targeted attacks against vulnerabilities found in Microsoft Exchange Server (versions 2013, 2016, and 2019). Though the attacks appear to be limited, Microsoft is urging the immediate updating of all affected systems to mitigate the vulnerabilities and further abuse within networking environments where Exchange servers are being used. Microsoft attributes the activity to a cyberattack group known as “Hafnium.”

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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Critical VMware Vulnerabilities

Posted on March 5, 2021 by Mike Beagles

As part of our effort to inform our clients about potential and serious cybersecurity issues, MCP provides advisories about vulnerabilities and exploits that could threaten the operations of their critical communications networks. Sign up to receive these advisories in your inbox as soon as they are released.

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Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Apple iOS Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Exploited in Wild

Posted on February 12, 2021 by Mike Beagles

As part of our effort to inform our clients about potential and serious cybersecurity issues, MCP provides advisories about vulnerabilities and exploits that could threaten the operations of their critical communications networks. Sign up to receive these advisories in your inbox as soon as they are released.

This week there is a new critical alert that requires the mission-critical community’s immediate attention.

Advisory Overview

Apple announced that it has learned of three zero-day vulnerabilities affecting its iOS (formerly iPhone operating system). One of the vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-1782) affects the system kernel, allowing for privilege escalation; the other two (CVE-2021-1870, CVE-2021-1871) are present within the system’s WebKit Safari browser, allowing for remote code execution (RCE). According to Apple, all vulnerabilities have been patched in iOS 14.4.

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