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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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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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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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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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Incident management for SMBs

In today's dynamic threat environment, developing a risk management methodology is a strategic imperative for all companies.

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SamSam group deletes Atlanta's contact portal after the address goes public

An image shared with local media during the early stages of a SamSam ransomware infection in Atlanta exposed the contact portal assigned to the city by the group responsible for the attack. When questioned about their actions via the...

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9 policies and procedures you need to know about if you’re starting a new security program

Any mature security program requires each of these infosec policies, documents and procedures.

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Maslow’s hierarchy of needs for incident response

The advent of laterally spreading malware requires the security community to progressively build out incident response to include more thorough scoping to determine the true extent of an event and threat hunting to find those threats...

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What happens if... disaster recovery for the smart city and beyond

Using disaster-recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) for smart distributed data.

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Lessons from Hawaii – how prepared should we be?

If something happens you’ve never seen before, how do you know what to do next?

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Board cybersecurity field trips

Maybe this time, what happens in Vegas won't stay in Vegas!

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Why we continue to fail: lessons learned from the Atlanta Airport fiasco

Five basic failures happened that make the Atlanta airport a softer target for future attack.

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