10 Critical Steps to Survive a Ransomware Attack

Posted Posted in Best Practice, Business, Business Continuity, Internet, Phishing, Ransomware, Scams, Security

We’re seeing a rash of ransomware sweeping across IT systems, ranging from large enterprises to microbusinesses with only a few PCs.¬†As I am writing this, we are in the middle of responding to an incident where a business has been entirely shut down due to being infected with the Locky ransomware. The entire business has […]

A good discussion on ransomware

Posted Posted in Breaches, Ransomware, Security

Last week, WBUR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook dedicated an episode to the topic of ransomware. The guests included ransomware victims, as well as a security professional who discussed the problem. Unfortunately, the expert occasionally used jargon that may be foreign without some context, but Tom did a decent job of getting definitions from him. […]