Enterprise data has been closely linked with hardware for numerous years, but an exciting transformation is underway as the era of the hardware businesses is gone. With advanced data services available through the cloud, organisations can forego investing in hardware and abandon infrastructure management in favour of data management.
It was only a matter of time before ransomware groups got attracted by the gravity of valuable corporate data in the cloud. With new malware tactics they are exploiting cloud-specific vulnerabilities like Log4J to infect and steal corporate cloud data, a trend referred to as ransomcloud. Companies need to strengthen the cyber resiliency of their multicloud environments, enhance their abilities to identify symptoms of attacks, and, if necessary, be able to restore quickly.
James Griffiths, Co-founder and Technical Director of Cyber Security Associates, shares the rise in double extortion ransomware attacks.
Half (49%) of respondents to a recent Twitter poll carried out by Osirium Technologies describe their organisation’s endpoint management security as ‘non-existent’. One in 10 (11%) admit that it is their lowest priority. For one fifth of respondents (21%) it’s simply ‘a tick-box exercise’.
Organisations admit they don’t know the value of their insurance policy
According to new research by Zerto and IDC, almost two-thirds of organisations have responded to a cyberattack with a disaster recovery solution in the last 12 months. The impact of ransomware and significant growth in unrecoverable data highlights the need for effective disaster recovery responses.
Mike Sentonas, CTO at CrowdStrike looks at the ransomware hacker’s toolkit and how it is vital that companies understand more about the modus operandi of cyber criminals.
Ilia Sotnikov security strategist & VP of user experience, Netwrix gives us insight into how to deal with a ransomware attack.
We discuss the growing threat of ransomware and its effect on business with new data from the Kroll Threat Landscape Report.
Mark Jow, EMEA Vice President, Sales Engineering at Commvault, discusses the best practices for protecting your data against the growing threat of ransomware attacks and how we can tackle the issue once and for all.
Adrian Taylor, VP of EMEA at A10 Networks, lays out 7 key strategies that can streamline the workload of chief security professionals. The result is a must read for CSOs, CIOs and CISOs, but also CEOs that may be delegating an overwhelming workload to their security teams.
Ransomware has quickly become one of the most prevalent cyber threats facing organizations today. The cyber criminal community has latched onto this attack method because infections can quickly cause devastating damage to the victim, and strikes are incredibly easy to launch at scale.
In this article, cybersecurity expert Ed Williams of Trustwave SpiderLabs, discusses what happens when ransomware hits the network and how organizations can stop themselves falling victim to ransomware again and again.
Barry O’Donnell, Chief Operating Officer at TSG, busts the top five cybersecurity myths that are compromising an organization’s data.
Yonatan Striem-Amit, CTO, Co-founder, Cybereason, looks at the state of ransomware.
Entrust share their security trends predictions for 2022.
Gaetano Ziri, Software Engineer at Auriga, discusses how financial institutions are up to 300 times more likely to suffer a cyberattack, and advises on how to prevent this.
Proofpoint and Ponemon Institute have found that average phishing costs have sored to US14.8bn annually, quadrupling since 2015.
Jerry Ray, Chief Operations Officer at SecureAge Technology, takes a look at the cybersecurity challenges ahead and what we can learn from our COVID-19 experiences
Prior to his role at IntSights, Paul Prudhomme worked in cyber threat intelligence at Deloitte and VeriSign’s iDefense. Through the following article, Paul aims to raise awareness around the evolution of ransomware and current threats to business data. Prudhomme discusses how criminals are deploying ransomware and what business leaders need to know when it comes to protecting themselves against data leakage.
Jack Garnsey, Product Manager Security Awareness Training and SafeSend, VIPRE, explains that both detection and prevention play a key role in stopping ransomware, but it shouldn’t be one or the other.