Five game-changing factors for companies dealing with ransomware attacks

Continual innovation and growing sophistication of cloud services is giving organizations clear and practical routes to deal with ransomware attacks. The latest cloud-based file storage platforms not only enable more flexible sharing of information, but they also ensure forensic assessment and surgical recovery from attacks, without the affected firms losing productive time or having to […]

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Finance data management initiatives constrained by lack of digital skills and maturity

Data management initiatives in the finance sector, such as data collection, integration, and automation, are being constrained by a severe lack of digital skills and maturity. This is the overall feeling amongst up to two-thirds of technical decision makers, surveyed for a report from Encompass Corporation. The report, conducted by Pulse, analyzed responses from 100 […]

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Add a new dimension to ransomware defenses

Ransomware is a particularly heartless endeavor. Criminals have targeted schools, vital infrastructure, and even patient records at a psychiatric treatment facility. The US Department of Homeland Security recognizes it as a top threat, and security professionals put defensive ransomware strategies at the top of their to-do list. As it is for every other cybersecurity initiative, […]

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One in three IT security managers don’t have a formal cybersecurity incident response plan

Regardless of industry, information security incidents have become more of a targeted threat for businesses, increasing in amount and efficacy, according to the 2021 Data Security Report from GetApp. Of all the security incidents identified by over 900 surveyed employees at U.S. businesses, the three most threatening incidents were: increasingly severe ransomware attacks, more effective […]

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