A traditional approach to security harms digital transformation efforts

Half of security professionals who adopt a more traditional or reactive approach to their data protection and security don’t believe they will reach their digital transformation goals in the next five years. This is among the findings of a report from data protection company TITUS which conversely finds that nine out of 10 security professionals deploying a … Read moreA traditional approach to security harms digital transformation efforts

Lessons From Baltimore’s Crippling Ransomware Attack

The city that reads, Baltimore, is only the latest U.S. city to fall prey to a crippling ransomware attack. This time, the attackers appear to have leveraged a new ransomware variant called RobbinHood, which crept under firewalls crippling key city systems. In all, the attackers demanded a ransom payable in 13 bitcoin ($103,000 at today’s exchange rate), showing … Read moreLessons From Baltimore’s Crippling Ransomware Attack

Massive DDoS attacks lasting more than an hour increased 487% in 2019

After decreasing in 2018, the number of DDoS attacks jumped up in Q1 2019, according to Kaspersky Lab. Here’s how to stay safe. After declining throughout 2018, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are back with a vengeance, according to a Tuesday report from Kaspersky Lab. In Q1 2019 alone, DDoS attacks increased 84%, with major growth … Read moreMassive DDoS attacks lasting more than an hour increased 487% in 2019