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
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 »

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
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 »

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
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 »

Google Meet

With many teachers and students currently remote learning, video conferencing has become part of everyday life.  One of the most common platforms used is Google Meet. Google Meets security controls are turned on by default,… More »

Cyber Security

Schools are heavily reliant on both their local IT Systems and network services, especially right now as many of us are remote learning and teaching. Whilst having this technology today brings many opportunities and advantages,… More »

Service Maintenance – 12th Jan 21

As part of continuing maintenance of network services. We will be carrying out emergency maintenance on some of our firewall services. The emergency maintenance worked is planned between 22:00 and 02:00 on the evening of… More »

Service Updates

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