When faced with this decision on how to respond to a ransomware attack, the focus must turn to your answers to key decision factors. I’ve typically have been of the opinion not to pay or negotiate as this is what is giving the cyber criminals the ongoing incentive to continue in this ransomware business. Now that I’ve seen the impact of a serious attack on critical infrastructure, I’ve reeled back and realized that we have to consider many variables that make this a per case decision and not simply a jump to “don’t pay”.
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Ever wonder what the fuss is all about with hybrid IT? It seems like there’s always something new and exciting (and expensive and confusing) to consider with your IT environment. Buzz words abound, recommendations from various vendors flood in, but with so much to review, it can be difficult to discern what the right mix of cloud and on-premise storage should be for you. Read on!
As a cybersecurity specialist, I make it a point to never intentionally scare customers. I don’t like the idea of drumming up business by playing on people’s fears and painting a dire picture of the world in which we live. My approach is to educate them about the reality of challenges they are going to face. I say this because when I describe the current state of cybersecurity threats in the world today, it could easily be mistaken for intentional scare tactics. I assure you, it is not.
March 24, 2021 | By Taryn Powell
“…we need to stop calling it ‘working from home’ and start calling it ‘living at work.’” Tweet from Dr. Heather De-Quincey I think of this quote often, as, like many …
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