Ransomware Payments Invite More Attacks

Federal law enforcement officials and cybersecurity experts agree that organizations targeted by ransomware shouldn’t pay their attackers. In its 2020 ransomware guide, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency says that paying ransoms doesn’t guarantee that your data will be decrypted … Continue Reading

How to Strengthen Your Endpoint Security

Organizations are not prioritizing endpoint security despite the growing frequency of devastating data breaches, according to a recent survey by cybersecurity software company Action1. The survey included feedback from nearly 500 IT professionals globally. The majority of organizations surveyed, some … Continue Reading

Local Gov’t Under Elevated Ransomware Risk

The roughly 345,000 residents of Somerset County continue to feel the effects of a ransomware attack earlier this week that forced local officials to shut down all network-linked computers. County email accounts and websites used by residents to contact key … Continue Reading

Food Sector at Elevated Risk of Cyberattack

The nation’s food supply – already under considerable strain from logistical problems and soaring prices – now faces an increased threat from ransomware, according to a new Private Industry Notification from the FBI. The critical planting and harvesting seasons seem … Continue Reading

Defend PHI with Encrypted SecureDrives

We’re often at our most vulnerable when we need the help of a healthcare professional. We trust that our doctors and nurses can help us when we’re in pain. Whether we’re experiencing a serious illness or a routine procedure or … Continue Reading

Red Cross Attack Leaks Half a Million Records

The International Committee of the Red Cross is dedicated to helping some of the most vulnerable communities across the world. For more than 150 years, the organization has given protection and assistance to victims of armed conflict. But earlier this … Continue Reading

Pharma Researcher Guilty of IP Theft

Companies collectively spend hundreds of billions every year on research and development. Ultimately this investment can lead to increased revenue, patented products, and a positive company reputation. Even aspiring, independent inventors know they could strike it rich with a great … Continue Reading

Ransomware Spurs Cream Cheese Shortage

Cheese is among the world’s most popular foods. It comes in a wide array of pungencies, textures, and tastes, and from a staggering range of animals and geographical regions. Cheesemakers and consumers globally take their cheese seriously, and preferences run … Continue Reading

Talent Wars Threaten Law Firm Cybersecurity

When the COVID pandemic hit, it set off a ripple effect that pervaded society. There were many predictable and immediate consequences to it, including serious illness, death, economic impact, and unemployment. However, some effects were unforeseeable, but have proven to … Continue Reading

Greek Shipping Software Hit by Ransomware

Few places on Earth have such an intimate and storied relationship with the sea as Greece. The nation comprises more than 200 islands throughout the Aegean Sea, and its history and traditions date back millennia. Since ancient times the surrounding … Continue Reading