The Growing Threat of DDoS Attacks

The Growing Threat of DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial of service attacks grew into a huge threat in 2016. Two massive DDoS attacks made the news within a month of each other. On September 20, an attack hit the website of security expert Brian Krebs. At its peak, it flooded the site at 620 Gbps. On October 21, an attack disabled the…

Ransomware as a Service_ What You Need to Know

Ransomware as a Service: What You Need to Know

The rising ransomware threat causes many business executives to sweat when they think of it. Ransomware as a service, or ransomware for hire, is even worse. It’s bad enough that hackers can use it. Selling ransomware, however, means that anyone can become a cyber criminal–and that means that even more businesses are at risk. 

SIGNS OF A HACK AND HOW TO RESPOND

Signs of a Hack and How to Respond

You’re no stranger to the dangers out there, but if you’re like me you want a reference guide of the signs to look for to determine if you’ve been hacked, and how to respond if it happens to you or your business…well lucky you! You’ve stumbled on the right post.

Key Elements of A Cyber Security Plan

Key Elements of a Cyber Security Plan

As the number of businesses being victimized by cyber attacks climbs higher each year, it is becoming clear that just covering the basics for industry compliance isn’t enough to protect data. Unfortunately, many CEOs and other professionals lack…

Data Security Incident Response Plan: Make It A Priority

If you are in business today, then you worry about uncovering a security event. A security event means that IT notices a change in the every day operation of your network. To be ready, every business needs a data security incident response plan (IRP), a written set of instructions that tells staff how to handle security violations or the failure of a security safeguard.