Securing Cloud services from dictionary attacks – hack yourself and check your Cloud providers / outsourcing providers security and response

The more we move our data to various Cloud services and to outsourcing companies, we also need to take the consequences into account what that means from a security perspective. Prior to a move to Cloud services, a company could keep track of how communications are secured, they could set their own account lockout policies […]

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Preventing and blocking brute force and dictionary attacks in a Windows Server environment with Syspeace

Syspeace is an automated brute force prevention / dictionary attack software that protects Microsoft Windows Servers by monitoring the Windows Authentication mechanisms for unsuccessful logins.   This means that you get immediate protection for Microsoft Terminal Server, Citrix, Exchange OWA Webmail , SharePoint, CRM, Terminal Server RDWeb and more, for instance there is also built in protection for […]

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Protecting your customers from brute force attacks in Cloud services or in an outsourcing company

 About brute force protection and Cloud Security and VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and outsourcing or hosted environments Thoughts on cloud security by Juha Jurvanen @ JufCorp If you are a Cloud Service provider or an outsourcing company and giving your customers access to various Windows services such as file access, Exchange, Exchange OWA,  Sharepoint, Citrix, […]

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Syspeace saves time and money blocking brute force attempts. So far we’ve saved 4 292 968 US$

This is just a geeky, cost calculating experiment really. Nothing scientific or anything. Just a fun thought on how easy it is to calculate the ROI for the low cost of Syspeace licenses. Yesterday evening we had a really interesting meeting with a future reseller so we thought we’d take a look at the actual […]

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Securing your webmail/OWA on Microsoft Exchange and a few other tips

This is what I’d called a “blogomercial” with a hidden agenda but I hope you’ll find some interesting pointers anyway, the commercial part is at the end really. 🙂 Servicing your users and customer over the Internet  Anything facing the Internet is a potential target for anyone who wants to gain access or disrupt your […]

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Various brute force prevention methods for Windows servers – pros and cons

Intro on brute force prevention tactics and some misconceptions Protection from brute force attempts on Windows servers has always been a nightmare and would continue to be so if not .. Yes, I admit, I will come up with a solution further down. Most system administrators with selfrespect start off with the best of intentions […]

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175 000 + brute force attacks on Windows automatically blocked so far by Syspeace

We had a look at the number the other day and since July 15:th we’ve successfully helped system administrators avoid over 175 000 brute force attempts on Windows servers world wide. One of the key features in Syspeace is the GBL (Global Blacklist) that automatically analyzes and weighs every attack on every Syspeace installation and […]

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