When it comes to IT security, everyone has a role to play. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Sophos wants to make sure you have the tools needed to stay on top of today’s targeted threats. Join their webcasts every Wednesday in October where they’ll breakdown the latest in cybersecurity, from ransomware to deep … Continue reading Don’t Become a Statistic! Join the Sophos Webcast Series for Cybersecurity Awareness Month!
October 3, 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT An Inside Look at Targeted Ransomware Attacks Speaker: Peter Mackenzie Join Peter Mackenzie, Sophos Threat Researcher, as he discusses the rise of targeted ransomware and why attacks like SamSam, Dharma, and BitPaymer are making headlines. Watch a live demo of a ransomware payload being unleashed and … Continue reading An Inside Look at Targeted Ransomware Attacks
Ransomware continues to be a threat across the globe, with hackers targeting an organization’s most valuable files and systems and locking them down. Then they ask for money, or a “ransom,” to unlock these systems. To avoid the high cost of downtime associated with this cybercrime, many organizations simply pay the ransom. Unfortunately, the occurrence … Continue reading Don’t Let Ransomware Take You Down
Reports of malicious software and hackers are everywhere these days. In the past two weeks alone, Top of FormLapCorp, one of the largest medical diagnostics companies in the US, disclosed it was hit by a ransomware attack. Singapore’s government health database was attacked, with 1.5 million people impacted with the information theft. Businesses have a … Continue reading The Importance of Backup Today: Natural Disasters and Regulations Aplenty
Bitdefender recently released an article around the startling Ransomware statistics and who is a likely target. The answer is in fact that no one is safe. Getting close to number one, Ransomware is a top threat globally and plans need to be put in place to protect against these cybercrimes. Due to the nature of the … Continue reading Ransomware Doesn’t Discriminate
If you thought Ransomware attacks were popular, be prepared to see an uptick in emerging cybercrime with Cryptojacking. Is this another security scare or is it here for stay? The answer: Cryptojacking is here to stay. Cryptojacking is a high-reward and low-risk cybercrime, at least compared to other types of attacks, which is something that … Continue reading How To Protect Organizations From CryptoJacking
2017 was busy year for AV-Comparatives when running their meticulous investigations on computer security products. Their studies were conducted against real-world threats, identifying thousands of recent malicious programs, providing protection without slowing down the PC, and removing malware that has already infected a drive. The results were clear. After receiving the highest level of protection … Continue reading …and the Gold Goes to Panda Security!
All IoT connected devices carry a certain amount of security risk. In the wake of threats from IoT Botnets and WannaCry ransomware attacks, the heat is officially on medical device manufacturers and hospitals to better protect their systems from cyber attacks. Click here to learn more about how Flexera can help you or your clients protect themselves. Continue reading The Other Healthcare Issue – What’s in Your Code?
Technology Evolves – Your Backup Should Too. The fastest growing threat to your data is ransomware. Listen to Acronis’s webinar to learn the simple steps you can take to defeat the fastest growing threat to your customer’s data. Listen in here! •What ransomware is and how it can take your company’s files and computer system … Continue reading Technology Evolves – Your Backup Should Too.
Sophos has been named as the “Overall Winner” in the prestigious categories of “Data Security” and “Network Security” in The Channel Company’s CRN® 2016 Annual Report Card (ARC) awards program. Sophos also won the award for Product Innovation in the Endpoint Security category. The Annual Report Card summarizes results from a comprehensive survey that details … Continue reading Sophos Sweeps Data Security and Network Security 2017 ARC Award