In the news
The city administration of Oakland, California has declared a state of emergency due to various issues that they are facing after they have been hit by a ransomware attack on February 8. These issues include the city being ill-prepared for a cyber-attack, having old and aging infrastructure, limited resources, and outdated IT systems.
In the news
The VMware ransomware ESXiArgs is spreading like wildfire through the internet right now, infecting thousands of servers across the globe. CISA has come out with a script to help try and fix it, but the cybercriminals already pivoted and changed their ransomware, and that's no longer working.
I want to cover the news that just broke yesterday on January 26th, 2023, where it's been reported that the FBI, The Federal Bureau of Investigations in the United States has disrupted the Hive ransomware group. There are a couple things that I want to talk about in this video.
In June of 2023, the FTC Safeguard Rules go into affecting millions of businesses across the US. These businesses must implement cybersecurity or face fines or criminal prosecution. So let's talk about whether your business is affected by this. Who's affected? What does this mean? Let's get into it now.
Chances are you and your employees are taking some well-deserved time off in the next few weeks. As a business owner or executive, you may find it tough to get away because your thoughts turn back to the business.
Helpful Tips for the Holidays!
To help eliminate added stress so you can enjoy time with your family and friends, or sitting on a beach somewhere, here are three quick things to do before you go.
Today, we are going to discuss what is going on over at Rackspace. Over the weekend, another cloud provider, and in this case, it happened to be companies, mostly small, medium-sized businesses that host their Exchange email not with Microsoft… many of you may be familiar with M365 or O365 and that is how you get your email.
Businesses like yours are increasingly adopting cloud-based solutions to keep up with the rapidly changing technological landscape. According to a recent study by Gartner, cloud adoption will not slow down anytime soon.
Many of these organizations, however, are unaware of the critical importance of having a backup for their cloud-based data.
Have you ever had a conversation about a topic, and then later that day you start seeing news, ads or updates about that subject, and said to yourself, “This can’t be a coincidence”?
Well, you’re probably right.
According to Norton, who you may remember as an antivirus software company and who now also owns LifeLock, your smart devices ARE listening to you because that’s their job.
Gartner Inc. predicted that by 2023, CIOs would be responsible for over three times the endpoints they were responsible for in 2018 due to the rapid evolution of IoT trends and technologies. With billions of physical devices worldwide connected to the internet today, this prediction is on its way to coming true.
In today’s blog, we will be going into something that most people seem to have basic or common knowledge, but you'd be surprised of how many people just don't understand or don't know what ransomware is. What is ransomware? How do we get to where we are today? We will explain a little bit about how ransomware is changing as of today, November 2022 and what the future might look like.