While most of America was emerging from a tryptophan-induced coma on Friday morning, the security team at San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency was waking up to find that ransomware had infected hundreds of the organization’s computers.
Our latest video demonstrates how Digital Guardian Advanced Threat Protection can detect and block a Rubber Ducky USB attack.
By now, you will be aware that the Internet of Things is a thing and that it is an ever-growing network made up of disastrously insecure appliances, vehicles, cameras, and other devices connected to the Internet. What you may not be aware of is that this shadow network is now being used as a weapon to attack web sites with DDoS floods with some of the highest volumes ever seen.
Tim Bandos and Paul Roberts discuss the current state of incident response at organizations along with tips for more effective IR learned from Tim’s tenure at a Fortune 100 manufacturer.
What steps should businesses take for ransomware protection? 44 security experts weigh in.
New guidance from the Office of Health and Human Services says that ransomware infections affecting health information are breaches that must be reported under HIPAA.
A proposal circulating in Congress would classify ransomware infections in healthcare settings as de-facto breaches. Fair? You betcha.
If you’ve been paying any semblance of attention lately, you’ll know that the level of ransomware activity is reaching epidemic levels. It’s pretty much out of hand, honestly. And, unfortunately there doesn’t seem to be any great defensive hope on the horizon.
Learn more about ransomware and how to protect against ransomware attacks in Data Protection 101, our series on the fundamentals of information security.
Digital Guardian’s data protection capabilities go well beyond traditional DLP – watch our latest video demos to learn how our Advanced Threat Protection provides unparalleled visibility and behavior-based detection of advanced attacks.
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