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A Conversation with Brandon Keath

Inside Business: Focus on Cyber Security

The Central Penn Business Journal interviewed Appalachia’s Cyber Security Practice Lead, Brandon Keath, to learn about cyber security issues and trends in Central PA.

Check out the full interview below:

Brandon Keath – Cyber Security Practice Lead

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DHS, FBI Issue alert for SamSam

Following last week’s indictments and sanctions of two Iranians the U.S. government blames for ransomware attacks, DHS and the FBI on Monday issued a warning about the SamSam malware they allegedly distributed across the Internet.  We want to help your organization understand this threat and how to avoid it.

The SamSam suspects are believed to have targeted multiple industries, including …

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Intel L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) Chip Vulnerabilities

Intel has just disclosed three more vulnerabilities in its processors we need to make you aware of. These can be exploited by malware to potentially steal data from computer memory. This data can include passwords, encryption keys, and other confidential information. These flaws has been dubbed the ‘L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) bug’, because they extract secret data from the CPU …

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Spectre + Meltdown

What is this new vulnerability?

Computer researchers have recently found that most CPU chips have a hardware bug, that has actually been there for years.  This is a big deal because it affects almost every computer on your network, including all your workstations and servers, as well as SmartPhones, IoT devices, and even Cloud-based and virtual systems.

These new vulnerabilities …

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Appalachia Ranked #35 Best Place to Work in PA

We are incredibly proud and grateful to our employees for being nominated as a Best Place to work in PA – making our debut on the list in 2017 at #35 in the small sized company category!

But we’re not stopping there!  We appreciate all the feedback received from our employees and look forward to implementing changes that will make …

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