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How do we build digitally resilient organizations?

As we head towards a digitally dependent future, the need for digital resilience has never been greater. Defining digital resilience and describing the need was the first step, but how do we build organizational capability?

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3 characters from Jurassic Park that could’ve benefited from an IT disaster recovery plan

Jurassic Park and IT disaster recovery — how do they connect? In fact, we can learn some pretty valuable IT-DR lessons from the characters of the movie franchise.

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Are you prepared for hurricane season? Disaster recovery and business continuity plan best practices

Despite the lull of a calm hurricane season so far, your enterprise’s disaster recovery/business continuity plan needs to be in place.

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Digital resilience – a step up from cybersecurity

We are living in an increasingly digital world, but many organizations are still unaware of the extent to which they rely on digital technology and the risks that come with it. As we head towards a digitally dependent future, the need...

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Can cyber insurance cover acts of cyber terrorism?

Cyber insurance policies do not typically cover physical destruction or loss of life, but the UK government-backed reinsurer, Pool Re, announced this year it will cover acts of cyber officially deemed "terrorism" by Her Majesty's...

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5 simple steps for SMBs to ensure cyber resiliency

While these tips are by no means a complete guide for how SMBs can be resilient, they can be the start of a continuous process small and mid-sized business should implement to be better prepared.

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Leveraging digital transformation

Data protection plays a key part in digital transformation adoptions, changes to existing practices and reforming company culture. Digital transformation expert Vic Tingler discusses how businesses can digitally transform to increase...

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The 3 hidden costs of incident response

Every business function seeks to apply finite resources to maximum benefit, and to do that effectively in security, like threats, requires a keen understanding of those costs that are known and those that are hiding.

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Exploring the paradigm shift from backup to data protection

Smart organizations evaluate their overall data footprint and transform their traditional back office IT to a streamlined data protection approach for both cloud and on-premises data.

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Salted Hash Ep 24: Defending against mobile threats

Welcome back! After shooting several episodes during the RSA Conference in San Francisco, this week Salted Hash talks mobile threats with VASCO's Will LaSala. In addition to this week's episode, we've also got some additional footage...

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Atlanta's recovery highlights the costly mistake of being unprepared

The Samsam attack against the city of Atlanta in March was chaotic and crippling. The ransomware, named for the group responsible for development and deployment, left the city scrambling to deal with critical systems that were forced...

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Two incident response phases most organizations get wrong

It's important to remember: Incident response isn't a thing, it's a process.

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SamSam explained: Everything you need to know about this opportunistic group of threat actors

The group behind the SamSam family of ransomware is known for recent attacks on healthcare organizations, but that's not its only target.

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Customers describe the impact of the Allscripts ransomware attack

A ransomware attack against a SaaS provider hurts customers, but when it's a healthcare company that’s hit, patients suffer. Such was the case with January's attack against Allscripts, one of the largest electronic health record and...

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Ransomware, healthcare and incident response: Lessons from the Allscripts attack

The actors behind SamSam launched a devastating attack against Allscripts in January, 2018. As Allscripts worked its incident response plan, things started to unravel. Here are the lessons learned.

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Allscripts: Ransomware, recovery, and frustrated customers

The actors behind SamSam launched an attack against Allscripts in January 2018, leaving the company’s customers without access to the services needed to run their medical practices — some for more than a week.

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Underwriting cyber exposure – the business case for certifying

The ability to have an independent and agnostic organization provide a certification of a product or service has more upside than down.

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Alternative communications planning and cybersecurity incident response

Cyberattacks can happen for a whole variety of reasons. No company is entirely safe. And these days, when digital communication is so vital to the basic operations of a company, incorporating a messaging strategy that takes into...

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