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As Ransomware Attacks Rise, How Should K-12 Schools Evaluate Network Security?

As Ransomware Attacks Rise, How Should K-12 Schools Evaluate Network Security

Chris Caruso, COO and CTO of M6 Global Defense, sheds light on the significance of network security in schools, considering the alarming rise in ransomware attacks targeting K-12 institutions nationwide. Protecting the network is crucial, and implementing key security measures doesn’t have to be expensive. Chris emphasizes the importance of authentication as the first…

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Why Are Ransomware Attacks on Retail So Common?

We’ve all seen those suspicious emails that show up in our inboxes: “Is this picture of you?” they’ll ask, as we hover over that link for just a moment. Now more than ever, companies are aware and preparing for digital threats and data breaches. Despite that, or perhaps because of it, year after year both…

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School Cybersecurity Strategies as Ransomware Attacks Hit 56% of K-12

Editor’s Note: In the above video, Sai Huda’s company was incorrectly shown as “CyberCash.” The correct company name is CyberCatch, which is reflected in the write-up below. Ransomware attacks are one of the biggest threats on the radar to businesses, from healthcare to QSR, especially since the several high-profile attacks in the last year. One…

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What Cybersecurity Takeaways Should Governmental Leaders Take From White House Summit

Key Points: In order to get the most out of the White House ransomware summit, countries participating should reinforce the basics of good cybersecurity practice. Entities need to take a measure of accountability in ensuring the basics of cybersecurity are met, both at the federal level and the individual corporate level. Good cybersecurity practice…

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Will Ransomware Remain the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals?

It is often said that crime doesn’t pay. That might not apply to the world of cybercrime. In 2020, research from Atlas VPN found that cybercrime earned $1.5 trillion dollars in revenue. One approach to cybercrime that has seemed to grow in popularity as of late, despite being around for a while, is ransomware. We…

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Protecting Your Hospitals From Ransomware with IT Security

Ransomware is one of the greatest dangers in healthcare IT, with cyberattacks in healthcare rising to 42 percent in 2020. Over the past year and a half, hackers attacked large institutions and smaller organizations with increased intensity. On this episode of Full Circle Healthcare, Host Tyler Kern talked with Thomas Grove, Vice President of…

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How Crypto Exchanges Can Avoid Sanctions By Shedding Criminal Users

2021 is the year of ransomware attacks; from Kaseya to the Colonial Pipeline, IT infrastructure no matter how critical seems unable to meet this cybersecurity challenge head-on. Part of this is because of the varying tactics and still relatively new channels, like cryptocurrency exchanges, for supporting ransomware attacks. In response to what appears to be…

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Blink Charging Showcases Innovative EV Charging Solutions at NAFA 2024
June 13, 2024

The Blink team joined thousands of professionals from across North America to explore the newest advancements in EVs and showcase their EV charging solutions at the North American Fleet Association’s (NAFA) 2024 conference, held from April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas. The event was a hub of activity for fleet professionals across various sectors….

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Global Blink Team Takes #BlinkPledge to Reduce Environmental Impact
June 13, 2024

In honor of Earth Day, members of the Blink team worldwide have taken the #BlinkPledge, committing to habits and efforts that contribute to a better, more sustainable world. In this video,  Blink team members from Colombia, the US, India, and Belgium, share their personal pledges to reduce environmental impact. These commitments include using reusable…

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Blink and Clean Miami Beach Team Up for Earth Day Environment Cleanup
June 13, 2024

In celebration of Earth Day, Blink partnered with the non-profit organization Clean Miami Beach to make a tangible impact on their local environment. The video showcases the collaborative effort, with the Blink team working alongside Clean Beach Miami volunteers to clean up Albert Pallot Park in Miami, Florida. Together, they successfully removed 179 pounds of…

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High-Impact Gear Delivery by Rentex for DC Convention
June 13, 2024

Rentex is preparing for a significant event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Two tractor trailers loaded with top-of-the-line gear are set to be delivered for a morning setup. This logistical effort ensures that all necessary equipment arrives on time for a seamless event execution. Rentex’s commitment to reliability and efficiency…

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Can Healthcare Withstand Hacking? 
September 14, 2021

Over the past year, cybersecurity attacks have occurred at an alarming rate. Due to a combination of employees working from home and the general chaos of the pandemic, hackers took advantage, and there were some high-profile attacks, such as the Colonial pipeline.   But why is the healthcare industry particularly vulnerable?    Here to give…

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Ransomware…What in the World Is Going On?
August 31, 2021

In a landscape that’s seen an uptick in cybersecurity concerns thanks to a boost in remote work, hurried adoption of technology solutions and more, there’s one cyberattack du jour – ransomware. To explore this specific kind of threat and its impact on government Weaver: Beyond the Numbers, The Business of Government host Adam Jones was…

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Protecting Your Company from IT Security Breaches
July 27, 2021

Cybercrime is accelerating, with over 500,000 incidents reported last year. It costs businesses money, time and their reputation. However, organizations can act proactively to reduce their risk and stay on top of trends. Sharing some insights on the state of cybersecurity, Rob Greggs, Senior Systems Engineer at Arctic Wolf, joined On Air host Brandy Semore….

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Are Enterprise Companies Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough?
July 13, 2021

Another day, another cybersecurity incident. Unfortunately, that seems to be the pattern. Kaseya, an IT solutions developer, was most recently the target of ransomware impacting hundreds of businesses. So, why are these breaches occurring? And what’s the solution? In the Cloud host Daniel Litwin welcomed Nuno Povoa, Senior Security Consultant for Eurofins Cyber Security US, to address these questions. Povoa has…

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What’s Driving Recent Massive Cyberattacks on Enterprise Companies?
June 25, 2021

Lately, it seems there’s been an uptick not only in cyberattacks and other network infrastructure breaches, such as the use of ransomware – these attacks also seem to be (successfully) targeting companies of greater and greater stature. In fact, a long line of juggernauts, from McDonald’s to Volkswagen and the Colonial Pipeline, have fallen victim…

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The Security Behind Energy and Critical Infrastructure
June 9, 2021

On There’s More to IT, host Jason Claybrook and guests will explore some foundational questions about the technology that’s driving us all forward. Why do we build the stuff we build? What’s behind the scenes? Where are we falling short or putting revenue first? The days of post-trade show drinks and conversation are far from over….

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The Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack is a Study on Material Price Fluctuation
May 19, 2021

The recent successful cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline sent a shockwave throughout the oil and gas industry beyond in the United States, and it’s not serving as a unique case study in how the sector impacts the entirety of the supply chain and many corners of society. To diagnose the attack’s impact and help break…

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Colonial Restarts Gas Pipeline Following Cyberattack
May 13, 2021

Colonial Pipeline Co. said it began to resume gasoline shipments late this week, after a cyberattack that caused fuel shortages in several states. President Biden also asked US residents not to panic buy amidst the shortage. Watch below for more thoughts from Bloomberg’s Jamie Tarabay.   Host: So, Jamie, operations resuming, when is the actual…

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Gaps in K-12 Device and Data Security Thanks to Distance Learning
October 28, 2020

Absolute Software, recently announced new research revealing significant spikes in remote management and collaboration application usage in K-12 organizations following the shift to distance learning, putting already-vulnerable schools at even greater risk of a cyber attack. The second annual report, titled ”Distance Learning’s Impact on Education IT,” examines the effects of rapid digital transformation and…

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