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Defining Cyber Immunity
Published: 11/10/2022

Written by Arti Raman, CEO and Founder of Titaniam. Biologically, a virus is something that inserts itself into the body of a living thing and replicates itself to infect its host. Technology can also be exposed to viruses – codes that replicate themselves with the ultimate goal to destroy da...

2022 Threat Report: Cloud-Native Threats are Increasing and Maturing
Published: 11/04/2022

Originally published by Sysdig. Written by Michael Clark. Sysdig. The first annual cloud-native threat report from Sysdig explores some of the year’s most important security topics in the cloud. As the use of containers and cloud services keeps growing, threat actors are increasingly turning thei...

Traditional Data Security Tools Fail at 60% Rate
Published: 10/24/2022

Written by Titaniam. Titaniam’s ‘State of Data Exfiltration & Extortion Report’ shows that organizations may be less protected from security threats than they believe. Ransomware is becoming more and more about extortion, and current data loss prevention tactics aren’t measuring up to the challen...

Responding to and Recovering from a Ransomware Attack
Published: 10/22/2022
Author: Megan Theimer

Thanks to Dr. Jim Angle, Michael Roza, and Vince Campitelli After learning what ransomware is, how to protect your organization against it, and how to detect it, it’s time to learn how to respond and recover if a ransomware attack occurs. In this blog, we’ll explain how to mitigate and contain a ...

Higher Ed Campuses Have Digitized: Protecting Sensitive Data Requires a Unified Approach
Published: 10/21/2022

Originally published by Lookout here. Written by Tony D'Angelo, Vice President, Public Sector, Lookout. Higher education institutions have long been subjected to ransomware and other cyber attacks, which has had a huge impact on their operations. In 2020 alone, ransomware attacks affected nearly ...

Why is Data Resilience Important?
Published: 10/18/2022

Originally published by ShardSecure here. Written by Marc Blackmer, VP of Marketing, ShardSecure. What is data resilience? Data resilience can mean different things to different organizations. As a Carnegie Mellon University literature review notes, the concept of resilience is often used inf...

It’s Not ‘See You Later.’ It’s ‘Goodbye’: Moving on from Tokenization in the Age of Ransomware
Published: 10/12/2022

Written by Arti Raman, CEO, Titaniam. Invented in 2001, tokenization addresses the risk of losing cardholder data from eCommerce platforms and remains the golden standard for protecting sensitive information.The concept was simple: Swap payment card numbers for substitute numbers, i.e., tokens, w...

What Is Lockdown Mode for iOS and iPadOS and Why Should I Care?
Published: 10/10/2022

Originally published by Lookout here.Written by Christoph Hebeisen, Director, Security Intelligence Research, Lookout.Apple recently announced a new feature in its upcoming iOS and iPadOS called Lockdown Mode. The aim is to protect users such as corporate executives, government officials, journal...

How to Detect Ransomware
Published: 10/08/2022
Author: Megan Theimer

Thanks to Dr. Jim Angle, Michael Roza, and Vince CampitelliOnce you know what ransomware is and how to protect your organization against it, it’s important to learn how to respond if a ransomware attack occurs. The first step: detecting the ransomware attack! The Detect Function of the National I...

Protecting Against Ransomware
Published: 10/07/2022
Author: Megan Theimer

Thanks to Dr. Jim Angle, Michael Roza, and Vince CampitelliRansomware is a form of malware used by an attacker to encrypt a victim’s data and demand a ransom for the encryption key, which allows the victim access to their data. Part 1 of this blog series further explains what ransomware is and th...

Crimeware Trends | Ransomware Developers Turn to Intermittent Encryption to Evade Detection
Published: 10/03/2022

Originally published by SentinelOne here. Written by By Aleksandar Milenkoski and Jim Walter, SentinelOne. We observe a new trend on the ransomware scene – intermittent encryption, or partial encryption of victims’ files. This encryption method helps ransomware operators to evade detection system...

The Security Risks of Taking a Stand
Published: 09/27/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Heng Mok, CISO APJ, Zscaler. Organizations face increasing internal and external pressures to take public stands on issues unrelated to their core business. Examples include a broad range of social, political, and global events, which a...

The Ongoing Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure
Published: 09/26/2022

Originally published by Thales here.Written by Marcelo Delima, Senior Manager, Global Solutions Marketing, Thales.The effects of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure can be catastrophic. Security breaches in this sector can be incredibly disruptive to society and are attracting considerable at...

How to Protect Your Data When Ransomware Strikes
Published: 09/12/2022

Originally published by Lookout here. Written by Hank Schless, Senior Manager, Security Solutions, Lookout. Ransomware is not a new attack vector. In fact, the first malware of its kind appeared more than 30 years ago and was distributed via 5.25-inch floppy disks. To pay the ransom, the victim h...

Are Conventional Cybersecurity Tactics Leading You to Defeat?
Published: 09/07/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Daniel Ballmer, Senior Transformation Analyst, Zscaler. Today’s organizations are fighting cyberattacks using strategies that have historically failed in a combat environment. While there are many differences between conventional warfar...

The Standout Cybersecurity Stats You Need to Know
Published: 09/07/2022

Find Part 1 of this blog, "Trends in Cybersecurity Breaches," here. The complete blog was originally posted by Alert Logic on July 7, 2022. Written by Antonio Sanchez. How rampant is cybercrime today? The prevalence of cybercrime is enormous. More than one-third of organizations have experien...

Cold Storage Migration to the Cloud Is Heating Up for CISOs
Published: 09/06/2022

Originally published by ShardSecure here. Written by Bob Lam, CEO and Co-Founder, ShardSecure. A lot of enterprise data storage today is on-premises—whether it’s hot data that is actively being used and needs to be accessed immediately or cold data that you don’t touch for weeks, months or even y...

Defending Against Email Attacks Means Optimizing Your Team (Not Just Your Tech)
Published: 08/25/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Heng Mok, CISO APJ, Zscaler. Social Engineering is Still Very Much in Style Among Attackers Though cybersecurity is a swiftly evolving field, one principle remains constant: it’s often easier to fool people than to circumvent security t...

Trends in Cybersecurity Breaches
Published: 08/25/2022

The complete blog was originally posted by Alert Logic on July 7, 2022. Written by Antonio Sanchez. You may be used to hearing that cyberattacks are becoming more widespread and destructive every year. Recent world events are underscoring the point. COVID-19 left a lasting mark on our working l...

Tales from the Dark Web: How Tracking eCrime’s Underground Economy Improves Defenses
Published: 08/22/2022

Originally published by CrowdStrike here. Written by Bart Lenaerts-Bergmans, CrowdStrike. Ransomware is not new; adversarial groups have relied on compromises for many years. However, over the past 2-3 years, their strategy has started to shift toward a more community based business model enabled...

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