If you came to work one morning and found that your company was the victim of a ransomware attack, would you pay the ransom? Find out why security experts recommend not giving into hackers’ demands and why many organizations do not heed this advice.
Data breaches and ransomware are not the only dangers your business might face in 2018. Here are four predictions you should be aware of when developing your security and data privacy strategies.
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Data breaches are on the rise, so it is a good idea to develop an incident response plan in case your business becomes the next victim. Here are seven best practices to follow when creating and using an incident response plan.
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As more and more businesses in Wimbledon migrate to the online world to take advantage of e-commerce, the number of cyber criminals increases. Hackers want to access your data for all sorts of reasons, from individuals looking to drain your bank account to companies trying to steal your clients. If you want to keep your business safe, you need to protect your data and don't underestimate what people will do to penetrate your system.
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In May 2017, the WannaCry ransomware infected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries, making it the largest cyberextortion scheme to date, according to CNET. WannaCry has one redeeming value, though. It is serving as a wake-up call to business leaders who have not been taking this type of threat seriously. Their lack of concern is often due to common misconceptions about ransomware.Here are five myths debunked: