It has been nearly 4 months since Baltimore city government offices were attacked by Robinhood ransomware. The attack affected the city’s municipal services, including email, phone, and billing systems. As of this week, they are finally able to issue utility bills to their residents.
Cyber Reading: Three Important Books for Understanding the Cyber Security Crisis and What to Do About It
Three books in particular have had a big impact on the way we think about cyber security today. Each offers a unique viewpoint on cyber issues ranging from international, national, and local levels. Here’s a quick summary of what we’ve learned from each.
Many tech firms claim to restore encrypted files hit with a ransomware attack, but in reality they pay the ransom and take a cut of it. Learn more.
Most local and state government offices are ill equipped to deal with cyber attacks. Hackers know this and use it to their benefit. The city of Baltimore is no exception.
When technology stops working, organizations can freeze. Here’s how one client got back up and running quickly, after a day of chaos.
Last month the Weather Channel went off the air unexpectedly, getting hit by ransomware, but recovered fairly quickly. It provides a good example about why businesses should consider Managed Disaster Recovery as a Service.
It isn’t uncommon for us to meet with new prospects at their most critical moments. Sometimes, it isn’t until after disaster hits that they realize they need help. In the case of this month’s save, [...]
Have you ever been working on a Word Document, Large RFP, or PowerPoint Presentation all day, only to lose your work just before finishing? Maybe the electricity went out or your computer froze. Maybe you [...]
Ransomware is a real, present, and consistent threat to your customers. Your customer’s cash, productivity, and reputation are all at risk. If they are a healthcare provider or provide a similar critical service - there may be a regulatory risk as well. While the situation is serious, the solution is available, affordable, and does not require any particular resources or expertise. Learn more about it here.
Recently, one of our customers was struggling with changes made by their cloud hosting provider, who ultimately shut down their instance after they voiced concerns.