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While allowing public access to the sensitive behind-the-scenes operation of a program sounds risky, open-source software actually has the potential to be even more secure than a program with hidden code. However, as with any type of software, vulnerabilities still exist and can present a serious security risk if they remain unidentified and...

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Ransomware is a universal threat that can have devastating consequences for any organization that falls victim to an attack. A successful attack often results in financial and data loss, significant costly downtime, recovery costs, legal fees, and severe, lasting reputational harm, or worse - permanent business closure. Sixty percent of companies that are hit with ransomware go out of business within six months of experiencing the...

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Cybercriminals are readily taking advantage of organizations’ increased reliance on email as a preferred channel for confidential business communications, along with common weaknesses in traditional methods of securing business email, to cripple corporate networks and systems with ransomware and gain access to sensitive information that can be monetized for personal...

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Is this a genuine email or is it a fake designed to deceive recipients into giving up confidential information? Email is the source of more than 93% of all cybersecurity events, so having an understanding of how these phishing attacks work can prevent account takeover leading to identity theft, bank fraud, loss of intellectual property, and disruption of business...

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Email threats such as ransomware are becoming increasingly prevalent, costly, and damaging for businesses. Many organizations, especially SMBs that often experience a shortage of cybersecurity resources and expertise and lack a full-time IT department, cannot afford to mount an in-house team capable of defending against the modern cybersecurity risks they face. This lack of adequate management leaves them vulnerable to damaging, costly attacks that frequently result in data theft, financial...

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Ransomware is one of the biggest cyber threats that all organizations face today. The infamous attacks on SolarWinds and the Colonial Pipeline serve as high-profile examples of state-sponsored threat actors waging increasingly sophisticated cyber-warfare. With the current conflict in Ukraine, experts predict that Russia will target U.S. financial systems and the nation’s critical infrastructure with ransomware to put pressure on the U.S. to relent on...

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