Top 3 Ways Departing Employees Steal Your Data

Cybercrime keeps evolving, but one thing stays the same: The biggest security threats are often not outside your company, but inside. The problem isn’t limited to large organizations; in fact, small and mid-sized businesses fall victim to employee data theft even more often, though these breaches are less likely to make the headlines. No IT … Continued

How to Get Rid of Ransomware at No Cost

Ransomware is one of the biggest scourges we face as Internet citizens today. What happens when you have been struck by it? The most obvious option would be to pay the ransom. You would not be alone if you did – even large companies and non-profits have had to pay, or at least negotiate, a … Continued

8 Scariest Ransomware Viruses

The first ransomware infections drew attention in 2013, and they have been steadily on the rise since then. Today, they are one of the most common online threats affecting Internet users and organizations of all sizes. According to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), ransomware was the top malware variety within Crimeware in … Continued

WannaCry Ransomware: How to Stay Safe

WannaCry has become the worst case of ransomware in history, holding hundreds of thousands of computers hostage all over the world. In this article, we reveal the most important information about this virus and provide a step-by-step guide for preventing WannaCry ransomware attacks against your network. What is WannaCry ransomware? WannaCry (also known as WannaCrypt, WannaDecrypt, … Continued

[Infographics] Cloud Security: Experience of Government Agencies

Recent 2016 Netwrix Cloud Security Report states that governmental organizations still perceive security to be the biggest inhibitor of cloud adoption. Government agencies and other public sector organizations frequently interact with contractors, suppliers and other third parties. In addition, temporary staff members are often involved in projects. As a result, user accounts, groups, group membership and … Continued

Security Practices: 3 Good Reasons to Gap Your Backup

Everyone knows how important it is to back up their data, right? Sadly, I feel like I should laugh after saying that because I know many people that don’t understand this basic concept. If you are reading this though, you are likely in the IT field, so should know that old saying: If you aren’t … Continued

[Infographics] Cloud Security: What Do the Banks Say?

Nowadays, financial organizations face two main IT security challenges. They operate with the large volume of highly sensitive information, such as credit card data, personal identifiers, etc. that is highly attractive for attackers to steal. They should invest mush effort and budget to the data access security. Second thing is that financial organizations in the U.S. are … Continued

SysAdmin Magazine: Best of 2016

In the December issue of SysAdmin Magazine you’ll find the best articles of 2016. From data security to ransomware and cloud adoption – only the hottest topics of this year collected in one edition. The contents of December issue include: AD and Exchange Security Best Practices Research Lab: 2016 Cloud Security Report Defending Against Crypto-Ransomware Guide Top Security … Continued

Yahoo Data Breach, Part 1: What Experts Say

It’s been a few days since Yahoo confirmed a massive data breach, but we still know very little about the biggest hack in history.  Who exactly was behind this attack? What the hackers obtained precisely? We still have more questions than answers. But the biggest question is about lessons businesses should learn from this catastrophe. What … Continued

Data Breaches Come in All Shapes and Sizes

We’re most likely to hear about the largest data breaches, the ones that affect big companies and lots of consumers, or the ones that involve nefarious hacking exploits to invade IT systems and exploit vulnerabilities. Those are the breaches that make headlines, that can be used to generate clicks and page views. And of course … Continued