Ransomware Trends In 2021

Ransomware Trends in 2021

( 4 min read ) Ransomware attacks have been on a steady rise in 2021, both in number of ransomware attacks and also ransom amounts. There are trend shifts also in the ransomware targets, with more and more hackers pressing where it hurts most: pivotal infrastructure and software supply chains. An attack so deep into a system is bound to leave trailing mayhem…  The analysis being […]

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Ransomware Attacks Rise By 64%

Ransomware Attacks Rise

( 3 min read ) Between August 2020 and July 2021, there has been a 64% increase in ransomware attacks. Cybersecurity researchers analysed 121 ransomware incidents in this window period and determined a 64% year on year increase. Trends and findings Were these augmented attacks carried by newer gangs of cyber criminals? They weren’t. All of the analysed ransomware attacks […]

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Indian Organizations Face Rise in Cybersecurity Attacks

India Faces Increased Cybersecurity Attacks

( 2 min read ) Several organizations in India, belonging to an eclectic group of industry sectors have recorded an increase in cybersecurity attacks. 32% of the respondents to a survey (the State of Cybersecurity Part 2 from Information Systems Audit and Control Association) indicated that they had experienced a higher number of cyber-attacks than the previous year. Of the […]

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5 Security Benefits of Next Gen Firewalls (NGFW)

5 Security Benefits of Next Gen Firewalls

( 3 min read ) An NGFW is a staple part of any security fabric today because it’s built to protect cloud data and network requests. And let’s face it, that’s where a majority of the applications are hosted today. What it means for your business is, even if you consciously don’t dabble in cloud services, there’s a high probability […]

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US DoT Impersonation Leads to Massive 2-Day Phishing Scam

US DoT Impersonation

( 4 min read ) As we continue arming ourselves and helping companies arm themselves against modernized cyber threats, cases like these make us realize hackers do still rely on the oldest tricks in the book to pull of their dirty deeds. The United States Department of Transportation was recently targeted for perpetrating a 2-day phishing scam. The DoT impersonation […]

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Become a part of NCSAM 2021

NCSAM 2021 - National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

( 2 min read ) Being #CyberResponsible With NCSAM 2021 Every year, October is celebrated as National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). This year more than ever, we need this event to be as inclusive as possible. The more strata of organizations do their part in becoming #cyberresponsible, the better chances we have of quelling the huge waves of cyberattacks […]

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How Cisco Endpoint Security Offers Enhanced Protection

How Cisco Endpoint Security Offers Enhanced Protection

( 3 min read ) With the introduction to cloud technologies and remote collaboration, there was a pressing need to move away from traditional antivirus and antimalware solutions to something much more efficient and dynamic. Cisco Endpoint Security has always been ahead of the curve, and takes away the prize for having the foresight to integrate their endpoint security mechanisms […]

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