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May 12th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Overview A vulnerability has been discovered in certain HP PC BIOS, which could allow for local arbitrary code execution. The BIOS is a firmware which is used to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs and to perform hardware initialization - Read More
May 12th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The initial public draft of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-140Br1 (Revision 1), CMVP Security Policy Requirements: CMVP Validation Authority Updates to ISO/IEC 24759 and ISO/IEC 19790 Annex B, is now available for public comment. This draft introduces four significant changes to NIST SP 800-140B - Read More
May 12th, 2022 | Karl Palachuk | Small Biz Thoughts
 I'll repeat this and more on the NSITSP blog (, but this blog has more readers, so reporting here makes sense.The National Society of IT Service Providers had their big quarterly meeting this week. You can view the meeting, read the transcript, and catch all the shared - Read More
May 12th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s not often that a CEO claims that the proudest moment in his career is… failure. Failure? Yup. But then again Juan Fernandez is not your ordinary business leader. The CEO of MSP Growth Coalition and co-chair of CompTIA’s Channel Development Advisory Council has helped build several companies - Read More
May 11th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published Digital Investigation Techniques: A NIST Scientific Foundation Review. This draft report, which will be open for public comment for 60 days, reviews the methods that digital forensic experts use to analyze evidence from - Read More
May 11th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 YOU'RE INVITED TO THE CHANNELPRO SMB FORUM: DALLAS on June 6 - 7th! This event will send you home with actionable strategies for making more money and spending less, straight from some of the channel’s leading MSPs and resellers. You can’t afford to miss it! Find out more and register here. - Read More
May 11th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The cybersecurity authorities of the United Kingdom (NCSC UK), Australia (ACSC), Canada (CCCS), New Zealand (NCSC-NZ), and the United States (CISA), (NSA), (FBI) are aware of recent reports that observe an increase in malicious cyber activity targeting managed service providers (MSPs) and expect - Read More
May 11th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With the new Data+ certification, CompTIA now has a foothold in the area of data management and analytics. Maybe I’m a big nerd, but I find this kind of exciting. The field of data has quickly become a critical part of the IT framework, and organizations everywhere are starting to focus on - Read More
May 10th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Smart contracts are increasingly becoming a popular alternative to traditional contracts for businesses looking to automate when provisions of an agreement are executed. The goal is to reduce manual administration often needed for intermediation, arbitration and enforcement. The global smart - Read More
May 9th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
When it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), not all cities are equal – at least according to the data. For the first year in the CompTIA Tech Town’s four-year existence, the researchers included Simpson’s Diversity Index to measure overall race and ethnicity characteristics within the - Read More