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How to recover from a ransomware attack

It is arguably one of the most dreaded words for any organization today – ransomware. Ransomware can bring a bustling, thriving, profitable business to its knees in hours. The aftermath can lead to a ripple effect of lost revenue,... Read More

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Ransomware Attacks 101 – from Wannacry to Darkside

Think of ransomware attacks as virtual kidnapping. Ransomware actors use encryption to hold your devices’ functions and files hostage or lock you out of your system. Then they request a ransom for its release. These actors are mostly motivated... Read More

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7 top trends in cybersecurity for 2022

Cybersecurity has become a critical priority for businesses as they now navigate current threats in 2022. Many trends in cybersecurity are emerging as companies continue to make adjustments due to the threat landscape. The stakes could not be higher... Read More

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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

Most have heard of HIPAA, GPDR, and other compliance regulations and best practices that govern data privacy and security for healthcare, personally identifiable information, and other forms of sensitive data. However, when it comes to educational institutions, the Family... Read More

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Vulnerability testing vs. Penetration testing

With the wide range of growing cybersecurity threats creating risks for businesses today, organizations must be proactive in their approach to cybersecurity. The days of reactive security and waiting for cybersecurity incidents are over. The sheer scope, scale, and... Read More