MSP Voice Episode 19 – Bart Barcewicz from B Suite Cyber Security

MSP Voice Episode 19 with Bart Barcewicz

October is national cybersecurity month so this week’s guest is Bart Barcewicz from B Suite Cyber Security. Bart and Doug Hazelman discuss security practices in general as well as some things you need to do to make sure you and your customers are secure. Bart also shares some great advice for starting out: “if you want something you’ve never had, you’re going to have to do something you’ve never done

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Best of the Internet:

  • DHS Warning to MSPs:

https://www.msspalert.com/cybersecurity-news/dhs-warning-msps-csps/

https://www.us-cert.gov/APTs-Targeting-IT-Service-Provider-Customers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/dhs-aware-of-ongoing-apt-attacks-on-cloud-service-providers/

  • SuperMicro Chinese hardware attack:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies

  • AWS Response:

https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/setting-the-record-straight-on-bloomberg-businessweeks-erroneous-article/

  • US and UK intelligence response

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/10/08/super_micro_us_uk_intelligence/

  • Connectwise invests in Perch Security

https://www.channele2e.com/investors/venture-capital/connectwise-perch-security/

  • Microsoft 10 1809 update deletes user files

https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/9l128k/warning_1809_upgrade_misplaceddeleted_files_in/
The most recent 1809 update by MS appears to delete user data. The whole user profile in some cases. Seems like there is no way to recover these files.