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Log4Shell: Widely Used Logging System with Critical Exploit

A recently discovered exploit in Log4j, an open-source logging library used by multiple services and applications across the internet, allows attackers to execute remote code on any vulnerable servers. If exploited successfully, attackers can upload and import malware onto compromised servers, rendering those servers, and any machines that may connect to them, infected. Nearly every […]

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Rootkits are Targeting Government Agencies

Positive Technologies released an article on October 26, 2021 discussing the creation and development of rootkits in cyber attacks. Their research discovered that 77% of rootkits are used against government agencies. Rootkits, a dangerous type of cyber attack, are designed to intercept system calls, replace software and system processes, and may also contain keyloggers that […]

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AI is Becoming Cyber Security’s Best Defensive Player

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming a cybersecurity team’s best defense against hackers, reports suggest. Moreover, as we continue to progress with technology, the dependency on AI to help protect our personal and business technology is increasing. More and more businesses and cybersecurity companies are turning to artificial intelligence as a means of bolstering their defenses […]

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10 Tip to Cut IT Costs – Address All Costs

Understanding how your business is spending money is essential if you want to be able to save money. In our previous blog post, we discussed how important it is to review both OPEX and CAPEX costs. Now we will go over the importance of reviewing discretionary and non-discretionary costs. Both discretionary and non-discretionary costs are […]

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10 Tips to Cut IT Costs – Refocusing Your Attention

When it comes to saving money, it is important that you focus your attention on the right areas. Last time, we spoke about how taking a holistic approach, covering both operational and capital expenditures were essential to making sure your business is efficiently saving money. However, at times, it can be difficult to decide where […]

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10 Tips to Cutting IT Costs – Review All Operating Costs

When cutting costs in your IT department it is important to review all avenues of expenditures. If you begin overlooking certain areas of your IT department, you will be unable to accurately determine total expenses and possible savings. Having a holistic approach will ensure that you are able to properly and efficiently determine what best […]

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10 Tips to Cut IT Costs – Unspent and Uncommitted Loses

Hammett Technologies is quite familiar when it comes to uncovering hidden fees and costs in contracts with third parties. We have, on multiple occasions, been brought in to assist a company whose IT department was failing them, leading us to discover that their previous IT department was poorly managing their security, hardware, and software. Therefore, […]