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  • A Quick Guide to Preventing, Detecting and Responding to Ransomware Attacks

    by Dr. Christine Izuakor | Jun 26, 2019
    • RansomSafe
    • Ransomware
    Despite a small decline in the total volume of ransomware attacks, assailants are increasingly leveraging the attack method as a targeted way to extort enterprises. This shift toward more selective targets is a typical trend within the Cyber Security industry. For example, at one point, mass phishing emails were all the rage. Attackers would send generic messages to hundreds or thousands of users, hoping that one naïve person would click on a link and help the attacker further their agenda. Today, cyber criminals prefer using spear phishing and whaling. These are more customized and targeted attacks that can help attackers achieve higher success rates.
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  • Cyber Security Trends in Healthcare

    by Dr. Christine Izuakor | May 06, 2019
    • Incident Response
    • RansomSafe
    • Healthcare
    A significant portion of breaches reported in the last year impacted the healthcare industry, and it was costly. For example, it’s been reported that data breaches in this space cost an average of $400 per patient making them an expensive threat to institutions that may be managing thousands, and sometimes millions, of patients.
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  • What You Should Know About Ransomware in 2019

    by Dr. Christine Izuakor | Mar 25, 2019
    • Ransomware protection
    • ransomware detection
    • Veriato RansomSafe
    • RansomSafe
    It’s estimated that Ransomware costs will climb to roughly $11.5 billion in 2019, according to CSO Online. The frequency of attacks continues to increase as well. According to a report on Ransomware, these attacks occurred once every 120 seconds in early 2016. By 2017 this spiked to an attack occurring every 40 seconds. In 2019, the frequency is expected to grow to an attack happening every 14 seconds. Malwarebytes reported that 22% of businesses hit by Ransomware were forced to halt all business operations and Symantec recorded an average of 1242 Ransomware detections per day. It seems as though Ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down any time soon.
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  • Don’t Be Held Hostage By Ransomware. Stop The Attack Before Critical Damage Is Done.

    by Mike Tierney | Mar 06, 2017
    • Attacks
    • Malware
    • Veriato RansomSafe
    • Ransomware
    • RansomSafe
    Ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts your critical files until money is paid, continues to wreak havoc on organizations worldwide.
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