09/06/2021
Apache – Multiple Unpatched Apache Vulnerabilities

A large number of Apache web server vulnerabilities appear to be present across the education sector; based on intelligence from multiple sources. Some of the vulnerabilities were disclosed back in 2011, and some have Critical… More »

Service Updates
07/06/2021
VMWare – vCenter Server remote code execution – CVE-2021-21985

The following Advisory has been published: CVE-2021-21985 – Critical 9.8: VMware vCenter Server remote code execution Summary: VMware has issued patches for a Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in vCenter Server (CVE-2021-21985), with a CVSSv3… More »

Service Updates
25/05/2021
E-Safety Resources

Being online is an integral part of children and young people’s lives.  Social media, online gaming websites and apps can be accessed through mobile phones, computers, laptops and tablets.  All of which form a part… More »

News
14/04/2021
Critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Exchange Server – Action Recommended

On April 13, 2021, Microsoft published security updates to address four critical remote code execution vulnerabilities that impact Exchange Servers 2013, 2016, and 2019. Online Exchange environments are not affected. The following CVEs have been… More »

Service Updates
17/03/2021
emPSN and Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) – A working partnership

emPSN and LCC have been working together for over 20 years, supporting schools across Lincolnshire in accessing fast, safe and secure, and reliable Internet connectivity and IT services. Lincolnshire County Council is an owner of emPSN. emPSN, a not-for-profit Company, here for the public good, supporting Lincolnshire and other schools in… More »

News
16/03/2021
Systems vulnerable to exploitation

To reduce the impact of a successful compromise, should one occur, you are strongly advised to review your authoritative DNS setup ASAP: If using off site secondary nameservers, ensure that those secondaries have an up-to-date… More »

Service Updates
08/03/2021
New Books from Listening Books

All of our schools that are connected to the emPSN network, have free access to Listening books which is updated on a monthly basis. Below are the newest titles available to schools this month, with… More »

News
03/03/2021
Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities – Action Recommended

On March 1, 2021, one of our security partners observed China Chopper web shell alerts triggered from multiple customer environments. Analysis revealed that the activity exploited Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities. On March 2, Microsoft confirmed… More »

Service Updates
22/02/2021
Digital Safety

We are all spending a lot of time online, whether this be at the weekend socialising or remote learning. Keeping safe online should be at the top of our minds – especially when young children… More »

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