Understanding Ransomware & Payloads
Get the facts on ransomware and malicious payloads. Ransomware attacks have been making frequent news headlines. But do you truly understand these impending threats? Here is what you need to know now – to reduce the likelihood of a ransomware attack on your organization.
CMMC: What You Need to Know
The CMMC defines a contractor’s cybersecurity maturity based on five levels that rank their cybersecurity from “Basic Cyber Hygiene” to “Advanced/ Progressive Cybersecurity.” In 2020, the U.S government lost $18.88 billion after they faced several large recovery cost payouts following almost 80 ransomware attacks.
The Value of SOCaaS to Organizations
The primary benefits of SOC-as-a-Service are economics and cybersecurity coverage. Substituting an in-house security operations center for a SOC-as-a-Service provider can reduce annual spend by up to 80%.
Aite Group’s Independent Analysis of AgileBlue
Organizations no longer have the luxury to investigate and respond to cyber anomalies and suspected attacks when resources become available; cyberattacks propagate quickly and can inflict significant brand damage.
The implications of a cyberattack on healthcare systems can not only cost institutions millions of dollars but, they can often be a life-and-death matter for patients. With an increase in connected medical devices, cloud networks and remote workers, there is a greater surface for cybercriminals to attack.
Limited IT staff, cybersecurity expertise, and budget make manufacturers prime targets for money-driven hackers. Cyberattacks are constantly growing in number, intensity, and sophistication. Forward-looking companies are now looking to utilize resilient security programs through effectively monitoring and quickly responding to cyber and digital threats.
Law firms are prime targets of cybercriminals in today’s hyperconnected world. Small & Mid-Size firms were victimized in 58% of breaches while 40% of the law firms breached didn’t even know it according to the ABA. Advanced threat detection SOC-as-a-Service is what law firms need to protect network infrastructure and client data.
95% of technology leaders expect cybersecurity threats to grow — but only 65% have a cybersecurity expert on staff. The emerging area of SOC-as-a-Service offers financial institutions the opportunity to augment their existing IT staffs and improve their security postures while at the same time simplifying compliance.
Only 68% of U.S. states have a documented and approved cybersecurity strategy. The main barrier to effective cybersecurity in the U.S. is due to claims of a lack of budget. As technology becomes more advanced it’s crucial that governments are equipped with the proper cybersecurity.
The first few months of the decade saw 10 years of growth in the use of online retail according to McKinsey. With more and more retailers transitioning to online models, information technology (IT) teams are being stretched thin to keep up with the demand. Retailers must work to keep their financial and customer data out of the hands of cybercriminals.