Why Ransomware is still a threat!

By |2018-05-11T16:53:18+10:30March 12th, 2018|

Why Ransomware is still a threat! It’s a regular occurrence; a business has been hit with ransomware and their data has been fully encrypted! How does this still happen in 2018? Below are possible reasons why ransomware is still a threat to businesses. Over the last two years, the ransomware business has grown from a [...]

Cloud hosted data and the importance to backup and test recover

By |2018-09-18T21:19:36+10:30January 22nd, 2018|

Cloud hosted data and the importance to backup and test recover Today I'm going to address one of the main questions potential clients raise. Where's the potential value of our services when they are using cloud hosted data? Speaking to a lot of business owners who have migrated or begun businesses in the cloud; there [...]

Cyber Extortion Coverage – How to reduce the overall cost of Cyber Insurance.

By |2018-09-19T16:06:52+10:30November 9th, 2017|

Cyber Extortion Coverage – How to reduce the overall cost of Cyber Insurance.   In a world that everything is becoming digitized and available online – the increase of cyber extortion is on the rise as well. Ransomware being the largest growing threat. It’s important for businesses of all sizes to protect themselves from extortion [...]

Bad Rabbit Ransomware Attack

By |2018-09-19T16:14:16+10:30October 25th, 2017|

  On October 24th, 2017; reports from a number of well-known anti-virus vendors state that a new family called Bad Rabbit Ransomware has hit businesses and home users through Europe at this stage. It's the third major ransomware outbreak in 2017 joining NotPetya (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petya_(malware)) and WannaCry (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WannaCry_ransomware_attack). Where (geographically) is Bad Rabbit impacting? Currently, reports have come from [...]

Ransomware – Why Backups are your last line of defense!

By |2018-09-19T16:34:37+10:30October 21st, 2017|

Ransomware – Why Backups are your last line of defense! What is ransomware? Ransomware is typically a malicious program designed prevent access to data by encrypting it. The only way to get the data back is to pay a fee for the decryption key. Since it's first release in September 2013, businesses have seen it [...]