Blog

Message to Our Customers (In Response to COVID-19)

Dear Expanse Customers,  I am writing to reassure you that Expanse services continue as normal. We’ve always had a secure work-from-home capability in place for our employees, and we’re taking advantage of that now to continue to serve you during this critical time. We realize that you are dealing with a storm of professional and Continue reading…

Department of Defense Ups the Ante with CMMC

“America is engaged in cyber warfare, where the threat today will be different tomorrow.  We need critical thinking about our nation’s fundamental cybersecurity practices, ” said Katie Arrington, CISO for Acquisition and Sustainment at the United States Department of Defense (DoD).  She is also the primary driver and spokesperson for DoD’s new initiative to protect Continue reading…

Protecting Your Organization From the New SMBv3 Vulnerability

There’s bad news and good news. The bad news is there’s a nasty vulnerability that’s been disclosed for SMBv3. The good news is there’s not a known exploit that attackers can use to take advantage of it (yet).  On Tuesday, Microsoft issued guidance on CVE-2020-0796 — a remote code execution vulnerability for Windows SMBv3 that Continue reading…

Preparing for the New Normal: A 100% Remote Workforce

Best Practices for Securing Remote Work During the Coronavirus Outbreak As cases of those exposed to COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) increase, many organizations have acted in the best interest of their employees and implemented a work-from-home policy. At Expanse, we have closed our SF, DC, NYC, and Atlanta offices and are encouraging employees to work from Continue reading…

Three Things to Know About GDPR Today (Part 3)

The third principle to keep in mind for GDPR compliance is that asset management will continue to play a crucial role. Complete visibility of your IT environment and a detailed inventory of all of your assets is key for a strong security and compliance posture. The Internet Assets that pose the highest risk are the Continue reading…

Expander Helps Protect Against New Ghostcat Vulnerability

At Expanse, we’re dedicated to providing leading security and IT solutions to help our customers defend their networks. This includes making rapid product updates to empower customers to respond to the latest threats. Today we are announcing the immediate availability of the detection of Apache Tomcat’s Apache Jserv Protocol (AJP) in Expander.  Last week, the Continue reading…

Hiring Future Leaders at Expanse: Why We’re Recruiting a Chief of Staff and Corporate Finance Lead

It’s common for candidates interviewing at startups to state their ambition to be a founder. It’s also common for those ambitions to fall through. Perhaps this is because they experience the pain of building a company and decide that life might be nicer in a more stable role, with clear weekends, and company baristas. For Continue reading…

Three Things to Know About GDPR Today (Part 2)

The second principle to bear in mind for GDPR compliance is that practices around cloud computing can be confusing.   More and more enterprises are moving to the cloud. This can have big advantages for an enterprise: it allows for better optimization of IT resources because cloud solutions have almost unlimited scalability and great flexibility.  Continue reading…

Expanse Is Honored by Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

And drumroll, please… The 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are out! These awards recognize companies, products, and individuals that demonstrate leadership in cybersecurity. Awards are decided based on the strength of the nomination and by popular vote from members. This year, Expanse is honored to have received seven awards. Our awards included: For Expanse: GOLD: Best Continue reading…