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8 Tips for better ransomware defenses and responses[INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that ransomware attacks are more than a “smash-and-grab” attempt? These attacks are now getting more sophisticated.
Here are eight ways to help defend your data against these growing cyberattacks.

  1. IDENTIFY ATTACKERS’ ONGOING CAPABILITIES
  2. EXPECT DATA EXFILTRATION
  3. LEARN FROM OTHERS’ MISTAKES
  4. ASSUME ATTACKERS STILL HAVE ACCESS
  5. MOVE QUICKLY
  6. MONITOR FOR ODD EVENTS
  7. PREPARE A SECURE COMMUNICATIONS CHANNEL
  8. DON’T RESTORE, REBUILD

Things That Make Computer Experts Squirm

Things that make computer experts squirm

Darkside: Analysis of a Large-Scale Data Theft Campaign

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Stop Cyberattacks: 4 Keys to Securing Your Remote Workforce

The pandemic taught workers around the globe that business as usual can continue, even with a remote workforce, and many of us would like to continue telecommuting. A Boston Consulting Group survey reveals that homeworking is here to stay, with 89% of workers expecting to continue working at home after the crisis ends. While some employees will be required to go back to businesses' physical locations, some will willingly work remotely. Regardless, the hybrid work environment creates unique security challenges for IT teams.

Ethical Hacker Vs. Penetration Tester

Comparing Ethical Hackers to Penetration Testers

Ethical hackers and penetration testers both work in corporate settings, where they apply their knowledge of computing networks and systems security to prevent security breaches. Penetration testers may work as part of an IT team as they oversee all sides of network security. Ethical hackers use their hacking smarts to prevent the not-so-ethical hackers from attacking the system. Other similarities and differences are discussed below.

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