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Companies Must Prepare for Escalating Ransomware Attacks and Threats

Author(s):

Noman Ansari, Senior Writer, Malwarebytes

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There certainly have been some dangerous ransomware attacks in the recent past. In 2017, the WannaCry ransomware attack exploited a security flaw in Microsoft Windows OS to hold over 200,000 computers hostage worldwide. The hospitals that were struck by WannaCry had to cancel essential procedures, including emergency services. After postponing thousands of appointments, the costs … Read more

7 Important Cybersecurity Measures for Your Business in 2021

Author(s):

John Peterson, ,

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Cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important in a world where so many people rely on digital tools for business and communication. Hackers and online scammers are very adaptive and highly creative in finding new ways to breach security protocols. Therefore, every individual and organization should learn the basic concepts of cybersecurity. Make no mistake – the … Read more

DevOps Market: Novel Approaches & Products

Author(s):

Pratik Gundawar, ,

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How to Bring a Boom to the DevOps Market With competitive pressure increasing drastically and the digital economy progressing considerably, enterprises need to figure out new ways to plan, develop, and add value. Therefore, to adapt to digital transformation efficiently, DevOps has become a necessity to eliminate technical and cultural constraints for offering value rapidly. … Read more

The Top 5 Cybersecurity Myths That Need to Die

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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Cybersecurity myths are pervasive ideas people have about cybersecurity that weaken your cybersecurity posture. These myths often are defense mechanisms, rationalizations for apathy and inaction. It is important to dispel these myths. Otherwise, you could be opening yourself, or your business, to vulnerability. Cybersecurity Myth #1: Cybersecurity is the IT Guy’s Problem If you work … Read more

Why are SMB owners unprepared to deal with cybercrime?

Author(s):

Maureen Brogie, Senior Advisor, InsuranceBee

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Research shows that cyber-attacks on small businesses are on the rise. However, SMB owners are exposing themselves to significant financial risk by not implementing adequate steps to recover from a cyber-attack. InsuranceBee recently conducted a survey of over 1,300 SMBs, revealing that 54% do not have a plan in place to deal with a cyber-attack. … Read more

From the Spring 2016 Issue

What’s Next for Cybersecurity in Maryland?

Author(s):

Amanda Fortner, Managing Editor, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

When asked about his recent transition from Garrison Commander at Fort George G. Meade to Director of Cyber Development in the Maryland Department of Commerce (previously the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development), Ken McCreedy laughed and said, “It’s been a whirlwind.” The retired U.S. Army colonel has taken on this prestigious role in … Read more

From the Spring 2016 Issue

The Changing Tide of Enterprise IT

Author(s):

Tom Caldwell, Co-Founder/EVP, CyberFlow Analytics

The expansion of network-connected devices that has been dubbed the Internet of Things (IoT) has also brought about a sea change in enterprise information technology (IT). While this change has been occurring over several years, it is now accelerating, drawing increased attention and necessitating adjustment. Traditional enterprise IT shops are often separated into silos containing … Read more