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What Your Business is Missing: Rubrik Polaris

What Your Business is Missing: Rubrik Polaris

“Rubrik’s native immutability coupled with the AI-driven alerting and detection of Radar are the most critical data protection and business continuity tools in my arsenal against today’s intensifying cyber threats.” Fabrice De Biasio (CIO at ASL Airlines) Rubrik was...

Fact or False? Breaking Down Ransomware Myths

Fact or False? Breaking Down Ransomware Myths

On average, every 39 seconds, cyber criminals are attacking. (University of Maryland) Ransomware is a threat to every business, organization, and industry that contains data. The destruction that ransomware attacks cause can be devastating, leaving businesses,...

Garmin Users Suffer Post Ransomware Attack

Garmin Users Suffer Post Ransomware Attack

Most of Garmin’s online services were offline for over 4 days following a ransomware attack which took place last Wednesday, July 23. The services affected by the attack included Garmin Connect, flyGarmin, its website, and Customer Service connections. Not only was...

RANSOMWARE: Coming to a Town Near You!

RANSOMWARE: Coming to a Town Near You!

Recently, cyber criminals have found ransomware opportunities within small towns and municipalities. Last year, there were more than 70 ransomware attacks just in the beginning of 2019, and more than 50 of those attacks targeted cities. Disaster in Galt Galt...

Ransomware: “It won’t happen to me…” until it does

Ransomware: “It won’t happen to me…” until it does

With ransomware, it is easy to assume, “it won’t happen to me” until it does. Dr. William Scalf and Dr. John Bizon became victims of this horrific cybercrime in March of this year. The two doctors own a small medical office in Battle Creek Michigan that has been...

Businesses Are Losing Money Over Data Management Deficiencies

Businesses Are Losing Money Over Data Management Deficiencies

Across the world, more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created daily. You read that right---2.5 quintillion! Let’s look at that number another way: over 2.5 trillion megabytes of data are created daily. That is the equivalent to 500 million 4-minute songs. And...

Honda Battles Ransomware

Honda Battles Ransomware

Honda, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world, was hit by a ransomware attack on Monday, June 8th. News of the attack came after Honda tweeted a message informing the public that Honda Customer and Financial Services were experiencing technical...

I’ve Been Hit by Ransomware… What Now?

I’ve Been Hit by Ransomware… What Now?

In an article titled "Best practices to remediate a ransomware attack" published through Business & Finance, Filip Verloy, Field CTO EMEA of Rubrik says, “As the use of remote working rises, so do potential threats and vulnerabilities, especially within a smaller...

The Top Cybersecurity Concerns for the Upcoming Elections

The Top Cybersecurity Concerns for the Upcoming Elections

2020 has not been our year. We won’t air out its dirty laundry, but we all can remember the events that had plagued these first 6 months, with the Coronavirus Pandemic taking the cake. Across the internet, users are wondering “What is coming next?” The Coronavirus...

OpEx Versus CapEx

OpEx Versus CapEx

“Being ever-evolving as an attack tool, even the simplest form of ransomware can cost significant time and money, but more severe attacks can deal a crippling blow and even destroy a company completely, sparing no one” (Ransomware Facts, Trends & Statistics for...

Advice from Microsoft: Blocking Ransomware Attacks

Advice from Microsoft: Blocking Ransomware Attacks

We have seen lots of changes in businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As most companies are converting to a remote workforce, we have seen human-operated ransomware campaigns targeting healthcare organizations and critical services. To prevent these attacks,...

Five Tips to Reduce Your Ransomware Attack Surface

Five Tips to Reduce Your Ransomware Attack Surface

When it comes to protecting ourselves against ransomware, there is no one magic thing that we can do to make us immune to attacks. Cybersecurity is about creating a layering defense and covering all bases. This takes time and resources but is crucial to the success of...