October 20, 2021

Reducing cyber risk is not impossible: your friend PAUL can help

If you ask the average CEO or small business owner about cybersecurity, “hopeless” might be the response.  Such a reply is not surprising.  Cybersecurity challenges can appear overwhelming, with the odds stacked entirely in favor of the bad guys and a rising tide of ransomware disruption. Meanwhile, security recommendations often seem impossibly complex, expensive, or impractical.

October 19, 2021

Powering Cybersecurity and Bridging Gaps through Apprenticeship

In May 2021, while gas prices soared amid fuel shortages and both cars and individuals lined up around corners fighting for a pump, the Energy Secretary urged calm. The Colonial Pipeline attack affected nearly 5,500 miles of valuable fuel pipeline to the East Coast and catapulted the worry about cyber attacks from CISO offices to the forefront of the American public’s mind.

October 18, 2021

Employees Are The First Line of Defense Against Cybercrime

In the past year, there was a triple-digit uptick in cyberattacks. However, the hardest-hitting hacks didn’t target individual consumers, but rather, businesses and institutions. The rise in business attacks resulted in a familiar trend in news headlines — massive data breaches, multi-million dollar ransomware waiting games, and system shutdowns that impacted consumers at large.

October 13, 2021

Malware Goes Beyond Ancient Jigsaw

Ransomware is no stranger to corporate networks, as it poses huge risks and even larger recovery efforts that are quite costly. Successful ransomware attacks can result in locked systems, stolen identity, data held hostage—all of which can wreak chaos and disaster to the targeted organizations.