Cyber

Top 5 Examples of Devastating Ransomware Attacks

By Rob Townsend / June 17, 2022

Many of us rely on computers in our daily lives, so not being able to access the files housed in your system can be paralysing. Unfortunately, cybersecurity threats are on the rise, most prominently ransomware attacks.  A form of social engineering, ransomware attacks occur when a user or organisation’s data is encrypted, making it impossible … Continue reading “Top 5 Examples of Devastating Ransomware Attacks”

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Cybercrime Trends in 2022 and Beyond

By Troy Platts / May 26, 2022

Cybercrime has long been an issue for private businesses, citizens, and the public sector. New threats that have emerged over the past few years have also resulted in an increased focus on information security. It’s vital that organisations take cybersecurity seriously, and the statistics are there to back this up: Every minute, $2.9 million is … Continue reading “Cybercrime Trends in 2022 and Beyond”

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5 Steps to Using the Cloud for Ransomware Protection

By Troy Platts / September 13, 2021

According to the Center for Internet Security, backup files should be appropriately protected and stored offline or out-of-band.1 Today’s cybercriminals deploy ransomware that looks for backups and blocks them before launching the malware. They also exfiltrate sensitive data to use as an added incentive for companies to pay the ransom. One way to ensure backups … Continue reading “5 Steps to Using the Cloud for Ransomware Protection”

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Top Cybersecurity Vendors in 2022

By Rob Townsend / August 31, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic cybersecurity threats have proliferated considerably. For example, Google reported that, at one point, it was blocking over 18 million malicious COVID related emails every single day.1 Take this troubling statistic in the wider context of an enormous increase in remote working — and the fact that 95% of cybersecurity breaches are … Continue reading “Top Cybersecurity Vendors in 2022”

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The 4 Cyber Security Threats to Look Out For in 2022 and How to Combat Them

By Troy Platts / August 27, 2021

Cybercrime is an ever-present threat for businesses, but it has become particularly problematic over the last year or so. With more and more people working from home entirely or operating on a hybrid model, it’s easier than ever for cybercriminals to gain access to digital systems. In 2020, malware increased by 358%, ransomware attacks increased … Continue reading “The 4 Cyber Security Threats to Look Out For in 2022 and How to Combat Them”

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