Category: News

SDAR and GSWS Announce Cybersecurity Partnership
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SDAR and GSWS Announce Cybersecurity Partnership

We are very excited about this: https://www.prlog.org/12702388-sdar-and-gsws-announce-cybersecurity-partnership.html Partnership links two top local companies for a comprehensive member solution Full suite of Cybersecurity services now available to members San Diego, March 16, 2018: GSWS has partnered with The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR)  to offer a full suite of cybersecurity and compliance services to...

CARI.net and GSWS Announce Technology Partnership
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CARI.net and GSWS Announce Technology Partnership

We are very excited about this: https://www.prlog.org/12692862-carinet-and-gsws-announce-technology-partnership.html Partnership links two top local technology providers for complete client solutions Full suite of Cybersecurity and Compliance services now available San Diego centric, world-class hosting resources now available San Diego, February 20, 2018: CARI.net has partnered with GSWS to offer a full suite of cybersecurity and compliance services...

EMAIL SCAM ALERT: Holiday Shipping Scam
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EMAIL SCAM ALERT: Holiday Shipping Scam

The following is a Public Service Announcement from the FBI we received. Wanted to share/make sure everyone is aware. Holiday Shipping Scam The FBI’s Office of Private Sector (OPS) is providing this as awareness that the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center is warning consumers about a fraudulent email scam. The emails claim to be from...

Notification of Changes to GSWS Managed IT  Client Services
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Notification of Changes to GSWS Managed IT Client Services

To all valued GSWS Managed IT Clients, It has always been the mission of GSWS to provide our clients with the absolute best level of service and support we possibly can. Within the Managed IT Division, the team of Nathan, Bill, Natalie and Derek have been nothing short of phenomenal in turning this idea into...

The Biggest Cybersecurity Disasters of 2017
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The Biggest Cybersecurity Disasters of 2017

Here’s the article GSWS is providing for the San Diego County Optometric Society November 2017 newsletter (The San Diego View) ‘The Tech Corner’. THE BIGGEST CYBERSECURITY DISASTERS OF 2017 (SO FAR) By Dave Tuckman from Golden State Web Solutions, Inc. (www.GSWS.com) 2017 has seen an inordinate number of cybersecurity meltdowns. And these aren’t just your standard corporate...

SECURITY ALERT: KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability
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SECURITY ALERT: KRACK Wi-Fi Vulnerability

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT WI-FI SECURITY Everything you knew about WiFi security changed earlier this week. If you’ve ever been told to not use public (i.e. Starbucks, airport, etc.) WiFi because it isn’t safe. This vulnerability potentially makes all WiFi equally insecure. WPA2 has been the recognized industry standard for securing WiFi networks for several years...

What To Know About The Equifax Breach (And Why It Matters)
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What To Know About The Equifax Breach (And Why It Matters)

NOTE The article below is from the FTC, and does a great job not only describing what happened, but what you need to know to protect yourself.  the original article can be found at: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2017/09/equifax-data-breach-what-do WHAT HAPPENED If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers...

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Acunetix Vulnerability Testing Report 2017

Each year the Acunetix Team compiles a report based on data from Acunetix Online. This third Vulnerability Testing Report contains data and analysis of vulnerabilities detected by Acunetix throughout the period of March 2016 to March 2017, illustrating the state of security of web applications and network perimeters. With Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities found on...

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Acunetix Online Announces Major Update

Acuentix has released a major update to Acunetix Online (formerly Acunetix OVS). Acunetix Online now possess all the features and benefits found in Acunetix On Premise, including: Integrated vulnerability management, greater manageability of threats and targets and the integration of popular WAFs and Issue Tracking systems. Acunetix Online also features a brand new UI for...

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WannaCry Ransomware Attack: What You Need to Know

On Friday, May 12, the largest ransomware attack ever seen was launched. Since its discovery on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread, impacting over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in more than 150 countries, according to European authorities. In its path of destruction, we’ve seen businesses and critical infrastructure impacted globally....