Malware, short for malicious software, is a generic term used to describe viruses, ransomware, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs cybercriminals deploy to wreak destruction, gain access to sensitive information, encrypt and steal data, and extort money from their victims. According to Microsoft, “[malware] is a catch-all term to refer to any software designed [...]
This concept is at the heart of IT security. Getting your internal and external teams to work together in unison for seamless compliance is a challenge we can help you overcome. Virtually everything related to data security - IQ validation, change management, disaster recovery planning...is connected to this central issue. It seems simple. We all [...]
Preparation is a business’ best friend because disasters can strike at any time. Today’s companies need uninterrupted access to their data in order to perform their regular activities. To bolster data security and mitigate the risks associated with the inability to access data in connection with unexpected disruptions of service, smart businesses are implementing disaster [...]
According to one recent study, the frequency of cyberattacks aimed at health care and other life sciences organizations grew by 2390% between 2009 and 2017. Over the last 10 years, approximately 38% of all attacks targeted these types of companies - by far the highest number of any industry. The Growing Threat of Cyberattacks Whether [...]
One minute, you're putting the finishing touches on a big project for a client and after weeks of hard work and dedication, you can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. You've poured your heart and soul into this enterprise and you can't wait to see the look on that client's face [...]
Disaster can strike at any time. The good news is that being prepared is the first step that you can take to protect your valuable business assets. Fortunately, by implementing the following five controls, IT managers can mitigate these risks and develop plans that will help enterprises reestablish business operations as soon as practicable.