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Robinson Roca Named 2020 Cisco Champion

January 28, 2020, Philadelphia, PA – Helient is pleased to announce Robinson Roca is being named Cisco Champion for a second year in 2020. Started 5 years ago, this program is awarded annually to only 300 technical experts who are identified as top Cisco professionals in their fields and social thought leaders in the IT […]

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Cisco Security Risk Announced

by Robinson Roca Practice Leader – Network Infrastructure A dangerous vulnerability has been announced for the Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC). It has a CVSS Score of Base 9.8, and a CVE designation of CVE-2019-16028. This vulnerability only affects those using LDAP to authenticate Administrator access to the Cisco FMC. If LDAP is configured as an […]

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Citrix Discloses Severe Bug in NetScaler

By Daniel Ruiz Senior Solutions Architect UPDATED JANUARY 20, 2020 *** Important Update on Citrix ADC Vulnerability CVE-2019-19781*** Citrix has delivered the first permanent fixes (for ADC version 11.1 and 12.0) and moved up target delivery dates for the remaining versions. If your devices are running 11.1 or 12.0 please contact service@helient.com as soon as […]

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Windows 7 Is Officially End of Life. Are You Vulnerable?

by Bill Bowen Desktop & Applications Architect On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system officially reached end of life. The EOL for Windows 7 does not mean that Windows 7 devices will stop working, but it does mean Microsoft has stopped releasing new bug-fixes, security patches or functionality for Windows 7, making all […]

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Microsoft Announces January Security Patches

by Richard Charlton Senior Systems Engineer Yesterday, Microsoft released the latest patches for its Windows Operating Systems and Microsoft Office products. These address several security vulnerabilities as well as containing bug fixes. Most notably this month is a patch for Windows CryptoAPI Spoofing Vulnerability which has been catalogued as CVE-2020-0601. This vulnerability exists in all […]

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Google Chrome Version 79 – Potential Disruption to Customer Websites & Microsoft Services

by Armen Gharibian Managing Director Google released a Chrome beta build 79 on October 31, 2019, the beta release introduced a new feature in how cookies are handled.  The change was initially intended to prevent malicious cookie tracking;  The new feature is also expected to be included in default Chrome behavior with Chrome build 80 […]

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Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 Long-Term Service Release Is Available

by Daniel Ruiz Senior Solutions Architect After much anticipation, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 Long-Term Service Release (LTSR) is now available! The new release contains more than 2 years’ worth of functionality and feature enhancements previously only available to customers running the Current Release (CR). As published by Citrix, below are the top 10 reasons […]

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William Fulmer is Named to the 2020 Nutanix Technology Champions Four Consecutive Years

Will Fulmer, Chief Operating Officer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2019, Philadelphia, PA – Helient Systems is pleased to announce that William Fulmer, Chief Operating Officer, has been named as a 2020 Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC). A leader in the hyperconvergence industry and one of the top visionaries within the Legal IT community, Nutanix hand-picks […]

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Mimecast Sender Verification Update

by Michael Bianchi Senior Solutions Architect Beginning today, Mimecast will roll out a change that may impact messages that are stamped with a sender domain not verified by Mimecast (internal domain) — in other words, open relaying through Mimecast. This can include any of the following policies or configurations: Using Address Alteration Policy for Envelope […]

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CISA Releases Bulletin Advising to Apply New Google Chrome Patches

by Patrick Kapp Desktop & Applications Architect The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a bulletin advising all users and administrators to apply new patches to Google Chrome that target newly discovered security flaws. The change addresses vulnerabilities that an attacker could exploit to take control of an affected system. The vulnerability was […]

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