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Detect SolarWinds SUNBURST Malware and Protect your Network with BLUE LANCE’s LT Auditor+


On 12/13/2020, FireEye released a malware report on a new malware variant called “Sunburst Backdoor” that precipitated the Department of Homeland Security’s CISA (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency) to issue an emergency directive.

The Sunburst malware ‘trojanized’ a legitimate application file called ‘SolarWinds.Orion.Core.BusinessLayer.dll’ from SolarWind’s Orion software which was subsequently distributed to their customers. Once infected, this […]

By |January 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protecting and Monitoring Home Workers Workstations’ increases Security & Compliance

You planned for ongoing modernization of your corporate network and infrastructure but who knew that the PANDEMIC was coming to eat your lunch … and dinner?

What to do when you are not able to give company owned laptops to everyone!

At least two major steps are necessary to enhance the security of your home workers’ workstations […]

By |June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments


You must increase protection of your Home Workers. BLUE LANCE HELPS


Auditing & Compliance must now expand to include remote workstations!


BLUE LANCE is taking immediate steps to assist businesses in securing their networks and remote working employees during the upcoming months.


Auditing & Compliance must now expand to include remote workstations!

Track all […]

By |May 5th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ransomware research shows attacks are expensive and pervasive.

Ransomware research shows that the costs of ransomware attacks and recovery continue to be very expensive and pervasive. A recent report by the security team at KPN, a Dutch telecommunications provider indicates their research over a large number of ransomware attacks using just one particular attack tool found that the average ransomware demand was $260,000. […]

By |January 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cybersecurity tools are complicated and expensive! What does a business leader do?

The cost of breach events is estimated at nearly $900,000 for even small and mid-sized businesses. It is a huge expense and it continues to climb. A ransomware attack can be a truly existential event for companies which don’t have financial and technical resources and business continuation and recovery plans in place.

How do small and […]

By |January 20th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Fostering Cybersecurity Education and Discussion with C-Level Banking Executives

I had a conversation with a C-level banker last week who asked me what my mission, our company’s mission is. Here is how I replied:
Fostering education and discussion about affordable and effective cybersecurity and compliance solutions among C-level executives in small to mid-sized regional banks is critical. C-level executives are ultimately responsible for their organization’s […]

By |November 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Surviving a Breach

Banking Viability in a threatening world of Cyber-Insecurity
You will be breached, there is no doubt. What you do about it is critical.

Cybersecurity is creating a lot of noise and many claims are being made about how to protect your bank. Defense in depth is often the core standard for protection. You have to surveil your […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Banking Viability in a threatening world of Cyber-Insecurity:

How can you cost effectively secure your Bank’s business information, protect your assets and reputation and ensure your long-term viability?

A mature Cybersecurity posture and business recovery preparations are necessary to survive in today’s threatening environment of world-wide attackers intent on taking your money, ransoming your business information and destroying your Bank’s reputation.

BLUE LANCE is a […]

By |October 4th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments