Greg Hewitt-Long

Greg Hewitt-Long

Cybersecurity in March 2024: More Than Just Luck of the Irish

About Computer Security Solutions

The NoCo Chapter Sponsor Computer Security Solutions is an Colorado based IT company specializing in solutions, products and support with a laser focus on security for businesses large and small – We’ve been in business since 2003 and have been ‘Working from Anywhere’ since 2010!

May the CyberSecurity Be With You


The galaxy is vast, and its digital realms are teeming with threats. As we navigate the binary currents, we must heed the ancient wisdom: “May the CyberSecurity be with you.”

I. The Strength Within

The Dark Side of the Web

In the shadowy corners of cyberspace, malevolent forces lurk. Malware, phishing attacks, and data breaches threaten to dismantle our digital fortresses. But fear not, for within you lies the strength to defend against these insidious foes.

The Jedi Code of Vigilance

  1. Awareness: Train your senses to detect anomalies. Monitor your accounts, scrutinize emails, and question suspicious links. Trust your instincts—the Force is strong with you.
  2. Education: Seek knowledge from the ancient scrolls—the cybersecurity blogs, forums, and experts. Learn the ways of encryption, firewalls, and two-factor authentication. Ignorance leads to vulnerability.
  3. Resilience: When the dark code strikes, stand firm. Harden your passwords, update your software, and patch vulnerabilities. Remember, even a Sith Lord can’t breach a well-fortified system.

II. The Wisdom of Outsiders

The Council of Professionals

Before the stormtroopers breach your defenses, seek counsel from the cybersecurity masters. Engage a professional—a white-hat hacker, a security consultant, or a droid skilled in threat detection. Their wisdom transcends binary, and their insights can shield you from calamity.

The Prophecy of Prevention

  1. Risk Assessment: These sages will assess your vulnerabilities—the chinks in your digital armor. They’ll decipher the runes of your network and reveal the weak points. Listen, for their words are the whispers of destiny.
  2. Incident Response: When the Sith scripts strike, they’ll guide you through the chaos. Their battle-tested protocols will minimize damage, restore order, and ensure your survival. Trust their guidance, for they’ve danced with the dark side.

III. The Arsenal of Cybersecurity

The Lightsabers of Defense

  1. Firewalls: Like lightsabers, they deflect malicious packets. Install them at your network’s gates, and let them hum with protective energy.
  2. Antivirus Software: These digital Jedi knights scan for hidden threats. Keep them sharp, and they’ll fend off trojans and worms.
  3. Encryption: Enshroud your data in cryptographic robes. Only those with the passcodes shall glimpse its secrets.

The Holocron of Backups

  1. Regular Backups: Store your data in the holocron—the offsite vault. When disaster strikes, you’ll rise anew, like a phoenix from the ashes.
  2. Test Restores: Practice the ancient art of restoration. Ensure your backups are potent, for a corrupted holocron is worse than a broken kyber crystal.


As the binary winds howl, remember: “May the CyberSecurity be with you.” Whether you’re a padawan or a seasoned sysadmin, embrace the code, wield your tools, and safeguard the galaxy.

And may the Force—encrypted and resilient—guide your digital journey.

Disclaimer: This blog post is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual Sith Lords, Jedi, or droids is purely coincidental.



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