Once a nuisance that only affected consumers, ransomware has grown into a huge problem for businesses of all sizes. Over the last few months, ransomware attacks have damaged businesses and government organizations across the world.
Posts Categorized: Security
Incremental back-ups hosted on secure colocated servers are the best defense against ransomware attacks like those that hit healthcare operations across Europe last month. Without isolated, verified back-ups in a secure data center, there’s little an organization can do if its data is lost to a ransomware attack.
The worst thing that can happen to an online business is losing it ability to connect with its customers. There’s a calculable dollar cost for every second customers can’t load the business’ site, contact it by email or instant chat, or use a service they’ve paid for. Sales are lost and disgruntled users turn to… Read more »
Encryption is a very important factor in our digital lives. It is something we encounter every day, whether we realize it or not. For companies that store our private information, it is extremely important that no one else has access to the data. However, for individuals, convenience may outweigh the added security in some instances. … Read more »
Information security is a technical discipline that’s highly in-demand among organizations nationwide. As CIO.com highlights, there is a severe cyber-security talent gap in the United States due to a lack of training among information-technology, or “IT,” professionals and the emerging nature of the field. With a 38-percent increase in information-security incidents over the past year,… Read more »
Google is causing quite the buzz on the hosting news networks this week with their recent purchase of the domain g.co. This domain is slated for the purpose of URL shortening for Google-specific products and services. With their already-existing URL shortening service (http://goo.gl), the company has seen fit to further expand their URL shortening repertoire… Read more »