Disaster Recovery

Ransomware Running Amok

Ransomware has crippled the workflows of municipalities across America in 2019, with major cities such as Baltimore, Atlanta, and Albany, New York among the victims of these cyberattacks. However, things have really heated up this summer, as more than 20 towns in one state alone had their computer systems taken hostage in August. Authorities believe [...]

2020-07-14T19:03:41+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Cybersecurity, Disaster Recovery|Tags: , , |

Disaster Recovery: Essential Considerations

Your first step should be identifying which information and systems are essential. Few small- to medium-sized businesses have the resources to expend to make everything they have redundant. Identifying mission-critical data and systems allows you to make sure they are protected. Where you store your backup data is a detail that should be carefully considered. [...]

2020-07-14T19:04:14+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Disaster Recovery|Tags: , , |

No End In Sight: Cyberattacks Continue to Plague Businesses

Cybercrime shows no signs of slowing down, so it’s imperative that businesses take measures to protect their networks. However, many still fail to do so, despite the obvious and well-publicized risks. A plethora of companies don’t bother to implement basic defense measures to protect themselves from common cyber threats, such as malware, phishing, man-in-the-middle attacks, [...]

2020-07-14T19:06:35+00:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Cybersecurity, Disaster Recovery|Tags: , , |

Ransomware: To Pay or Not to Pay?

Ransomware is a scourge that’s been plaguing businesses and organizations over the past few years. It’s a form of malware, malicious software that encrypts your files or system, denying you access to them. The attacker demands money—a ransom, if you will—in exchange for restoring access to your data. These crimes are more common than you [...]

2020-07-14T19:13:30+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Cybersecurity, Disaster Recovery|Tags: , |

Can Your SMB Afford to Pay a Ransom?

Odds are, your company is more likely than not to be targeted by cybercriminals, according to “The State of Endpoint Security Today,” an independent study of 2,700 mid-sized companies in 10 countries sponsored by Sophos. According to this study, 54 percent of organizations polled were victims of ransomware in 2017. For many of those businesses, [...]

2020-07-14T19:52:15+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Disaster Recovery|Tags: , , |