Moving to the cloud? Don’t forget to protect your data

March 3rd, 2017|Cloud|

We often hear about the need to ensure the security of networks and endpoints. And certainly, it’s extremely important for businesses to keep hackers and other bad actors from breaking into end-user devices and enterprise networks to wreak havoc on organizations and their customers. But [...]

Ransomware takes center stage at the RSA Conference

February 24th, 2017|Events, Spotlight|

Last week, I attended, presented, and hosted a series of sessions at the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco. Attendees were treated to scary stories about new threats, attack mechanisms, and dangerous technologies causing headaches for security and IT pros everywhere. After all, who needs [...]

Ransomware: the growing attack mode of choice

February 21st, 2017|General|

Ransomware has become the security attack mode of choice for many cyber criminals today. And it’s no wonder, considering how easy and inexpensive it is to launch these types of attacks. In fact, just about anyone, even those with little or no technology experience, can [...]

Why data-aware companies win (even when they lose)

February 10th, 2017|Data security|

We’ve been offering free data security assessments for a while now, and it’s striking how similar the experience is for many of the companies who reach out to us. The process always starts the same: someone in IT, security or compliance wants a confidential look [...]

News roundup: Sophisticated security threats growing in the U.S.

February 3rd, 2017|Data security|

Just one month into the new year, cybersecurity has taken center stage in a range of industries. From government hacks to ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations, 2017 is proving no organization is safe. As threats become increasingly sophisticated, organizations must develop proactive cybersecurity plans. Two [...]