Articles by tag: ransomware
Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham
In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]
Conversations from Shoptalk Europe: Retail Refined meets with Christoffer Sellin from COS
Shoptalk Europe 2023 brought the technologies and channels driving the future of retail into a clear perspective. This year’s annual event from May 9-11 in Barcelona allowed Retail Refined’s Melissa Gonzalez to sit down with key stakeholders making a difference in the market. COS (Collection of Style) is a European fashion brand doing innovative things […]
Why the Merger of the PGA Tour and LIV Golf is Great for Golf
The PGA Tour, LIV Golf, and DP World Tour have announced their merger, putting an end to the conflict that has dominated sports business news for the past 18 months. This merger is expected to bring more financial opportunities, increased accessibility for fans, and a variety of golf events. It is seen as a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Can Healthcare Withstand Hacking?
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 […]
Ransomware…What in the World Is Going On?
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 […]
Protecting Your Company from IT Security Breaches
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. […]