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San Francisco transit ransomware attack shows value of being prepared

There are usually many lessons learned from any data breach, but almost always the prime lesson from a ransomware attack...

November 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Reports offer more detail on Mirai IoT botnet, Locky ransomware

Ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are increasingly giving CISOs headaches as criminals find the former lucrative and...

November 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

2016 Cisco Annual Security Report

2016 Cisco Annual Security Report

Online criminals are quickly gaining access to organization’s data and holding private information hostage. Integrated threat defense technologies can often...

November 7th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Ransomware detections more than double on Kaspersky network

More evidence about the rapid spread of ransomware comes from the latest quarterly IT threat survey from Kaspersky Lab, which...

November 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Over 100 groups cashing in on ransomware, Canadian infosec pros told

Ransomware is such big business that security vendor F-secure is tracking 110 gangs making money from the malware, the company’s...

October 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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The latest ransomware trends call for urgent defence measures

Ransomware attacks are becoming so effective that the FBI is predicting ransom payments will top $1 billion by the end...

September 29th, 2016 Cindy Baker

Bitsight Insights Report The rising face of cyber crime: Ransomware

Bitsight Insights Report The rising face of cyber crime: Ransomware

Learn how ransomware is evolving - and which industries are the most susceptible to attacks. Ransomware is a legitimate threat,...

September 25th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

Ransomware is dominating the malware market - and businesses are becoming the target of choice for cybercriminals. Organizations are creating...

September 18th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Striking the right balance between security and mobility strategies

The majority of IT decision-makers say that although a mobility strategy is a priority, controls to address mobile security challenges...

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