Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Evolution of Cyber Security Volume 1: The Emergence of XDR

The Evolution of Cyber Security Volume 1: The Emergence of XDR

“If you put a key under the mat for the cops, a burglar can find it, too. Criminals are using every technology tool at their disposal to hack into people’s accounts. If they know there’s a key hidden somewhere, they won’t stop until they find it.” Tim Cook

In the game of cat and mouse between data security and bad actors, extended detection and response (XDR) is the latest weapon that organizations can utilize to strengthen their security posture.

XDR is a new approach to threat detection and response, a key element in defending an organization’s infrastructure and data from damage or unauthorized access and misuse. 

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Posted: Monday, May 11, 2020

COVID-19 and Ransomware: Are your backups ready in case of an attack?

COVID-19 and Ransomware: Are your backups ready in case of an attack?

With the drastic changes that our society has felt on a global scale since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's no secret that a 'new normal' is materializing in real time. Organizations have had to rapidly adapt to remote working models on a moment's notice. This change has also inadvertently created a haven for hackers to take full advantage of potentially vulnerabe systems and unsuspecting workers with a significant rise in phishing and ransomware attacks with rhetoric related to COVID-19 as the primary hook to lure people in. We published a post a few years on what to look out for in the event of a ransomware attack and the precautions are no different today.  

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Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Latest Wake Up Call:  Is Your Data Protected Against Ransomware?

The Latest Wake Up Call: Is Your Data Protected Against Ransomware?

Today, news broke of new threat called "Petya" , the latest in a disturbing trend of ransomware attacks worldwide. It is becoming one of the top types of Malware and the sophistication of these types of attacks are ever increasing.  These latest global attacks, including the the recent “WannaCry” attack are examples of the sophistication of these threats  This Ransomware was combined with a worm-like behaviour that aided the spread of the malware based upon OS vulnerabilities.  

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Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017

Looking For a Real Solution to Data Protection?

Looking For a Real Solution to Data Protection?

By : Anonym

Information security is continuing to be one of the top priorities on the minds of business executives and leaders around the world.  The threat of cyber attacks, hackers and ransomware are all contributing to an increase in the amount of time and money companies are investing to protect their most valuable assets, their data and documents.

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