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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...

Bridge to Brik

Bridge to Brik

We understand that your data is important. The need for businesses to have a data backup and recovery plan in place cannot be overstated. Hard drive failure, file corruption, cyber crime, or even a virus could possibly wipe out all your important files and leave your...