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Cybersecurity best practices

Below are recommendations on cybersecurity best practices that are useful in protecting digital assets and reducing the likelihood and impact of a successful attack. Invest in security awareness training. Invest the time, money, and resources to ensure users understand risks, the latest cyber threats, and best practices. Lock screens. When stepping away from your computer […]

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Website redirecting to another site from search results

I was recently informed by a friend that jermsmit.com was redirecting to another site when clicked on a google search result link. Initially, I thought he may have had some local malware. After a fair amount of time inspecting the web traffic, and review of site configuration, I was able to determine that the redirect […]

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Install RSAT on Windows 10 1809

Recently updated to Windows 10, version 1809, removed the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) that were previously installed.  This is common with such updates, however, this time around I was unable to reinstall the tools.  After much digging, I discovered that this is because Microsoft has made the RSAT tools a part of the “Features on […]

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Veeam, vSphere 6.5, Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile

Just a tech short on how to get past the following error: Restore job failed Error: A specified parameter was not correct: spec.vmProfile. This was encountered when testing backups via the Veeam console This error could also be seen in vCenter   After some digging around I was able to get a better understanding of why it was occurring. […]

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Check Point Firewall: Disconnect VPN or Mobile Access Clients

If you have a need to disconnect a user from the firewall forcibly. There are a few ways I am aware of that will force users off the VPN. Installing Security Policy (link)-  clears the cached authentication of the remote user, although this doesn’t seem to disconnect them it prompts them to re-enter credentials. Expire […]