Ransomware Events are on the Rise | Protect your Networks Now (Part 1)

Posted by The ALS Group on Aug 23, 2016 4:19:14 PM

The U.S. Department of Justice stated that “More than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred daily since January 1, 2016. This is a 300 percent increase over the approximately 1,000 attacks per day seen in 2015.”

Essentially, no particular user, company or business sector is safe. Although the Healthcare and Retail industries are targeted for their volume and value of data, home computers may also fall victim to ransomware.

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Topics: Breach of Security, Cyber Breach, Cyber Liability, Cyber Risk, Cyber Security, Data Breach, Healthcare, Ransomware, Retail, Risk Management Blog

Just Wait … It Gets Worse | the Sequel to Ransomware

Posted by The ALS Group on Aug 3, 2016 10:18:56 AM

Cisco has released the 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report and their findings point to future, more sophisticated types of ransomware that will take full advantage of systems with less than satisfactory security measures, patching practices, and detection rates.

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Topics: Breach of Security, Cisco Midyear Cybersecurity Report 2016, Cyber Breach, Cyber Risk, Cyber Security, Ransomware, Risk Management Blog

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