Social Engineering Breach

Social engineering is a form of cyber security hacking that leverages the weakest link of any network, system, or application — the end user. It relies heavily on human interaction and often involves manipulating people into breaking normal security procedures to gain unauthorized access to sensitive data. Over the past few years, social engineering has […]

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NIST Cyber Security Framework

Cybercrime poses a significant threat to organizations, both in the U.S. and internationally. There were 1,862 breaches last year, up 68% from 2020 and surpassing the previous record of 1,506 in 2017. Business leaders have a fiduciary responsibility to protect their company’s assets, including sensitive data and information. Hiring skilled professionals who have a solid […]

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Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Provider

How to Select the Right MDR Provider for Your Business Presently, over 200 organizations are delivering Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services worldwide. Security leaders recognize that rapidly detecting a threat is meaningless without the ability to respond with confidence. The goal of MDR is to help under-resourced security teams identify and stop threat actors […]

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Corporate Board Meeting

Corporate board members have a fiduciary responsibility to establish and oversee policies and practices that drive their company’s performance. This includes understanding the business impact a cyber breach can have and what’s being done to prevent it. Boards today are more disposed to ask questions regarding the effectiveness of their company’s security programs.  Cyber security […]

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The Emergence of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Organizations are under constant threat of data loss and disruption from security breaches, which continue to increase in volume and complexity. Managed detection and response (MDR) is an outsourced cybersecurity service that provides companies with threat hunting services. Once a threat is discovered – MDR solutions offer […]

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Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services

What is Managed Detection and Response (MDR)? Managed detection and response (MDR) is an outsourced cyber security service that combines advanced analytics, threat intelligence, and human expertise. The main benefit of MDR is that it helps to rapidly identify and limit the impact of threats to business operations. Cyber threats continue to grow in volume, […]

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Cyber Extortion

Ransomware Payments Hit Record Highs in 2021 In 2021, ransomware payments hit new records as cybercriminals leveraged Dark Web “leak sites” by threatening to release sensitive information if victims didn’t pay up. According to Palo Alto Networks, the average payment last year was $541,010 — up 78% from 2020. This was fueled in part by […]

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Ransomware

Falling victim to a ransomware attack has become almost inevitable, and companies are the biggest target. Ransomware encrypts or blocks access to a victim’s data until a demanded ransom is paid. A single vulnerability on an IT network is enough to put your company’s sensitive data, finances, and reputation at risk.  You may think your […]

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The success of ransomware attacks in 2021 has only encouraged cyber threat actors around the globe to continue wreaking havoc on innocent victims, both individuals and businesses alike. Ransomware attacks are showing no sign of slowing down in 2022. This conclusion comes from a new report conducted in partnership by Ivanti, Cyber Security Works, and […]

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No matter how small your business is, you are still a target for hackers and other cyber threats. It’s more than just your data — your customers’ data is also at risk. According to IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute’s 2021 Cost of a Data Breach Report, the average total cost of a data breach […]

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