Lessons For IT Professionals From Prominent Security Breaches

Ask a security professional what the acronym "CIA" in data security expands to. If you get the response "confidentiality, integrity, availability," then you'll get an indicator of why the state of cyb...
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How to Defeat Ransomware in 4 (Somewhat) Easy Steps

With these 4 (somewhat) easy steps, even if your data is ransomed, recovery will become a matter of days rather than months, your recovery costs will drop drastically—and, bonus, customer opinion won'...
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The Spoils of Ransomware: Turns out, Blockchain Is for Hackers

Ransomware, one of the most flourishing and lucrative attack forms, generally demands payment in BitCoin due to its inherent anonymity and reliability—both found in the blockchain ledger. Since it see...
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Self-Worth: the Cost of Identity

The Weighted Scales of Justice In 2012, BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS) of Tennessee paid $1.5M to cover the 2009 breach of 1 million patients’ data—about $1.50 a person. Counting the $17M spent on analys...
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