Cybersecurity

As per a recent survey, the average ransom demand from businesses hit by ransomware attacks was $178,000 in 2020. The same survey revealed that 51% of the surveyed companies were hit by ransomware over the year. These numbers, although disconcerting, are not surprising in the least. There has been an uptick in ransomware attacks in…

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  Did you know that over 80% of the security breaches are the result of poor patch management policies and practices? It’s shocking to realize that all these breaches could have been prevented with a more proactive patch management strategy, which would have saved organizations tremendous losses arising out of such data breaches. This poses…

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In the mid of March, this year, the demand for VPN connections from businesses skyrocketed by a 50% in the US. The period, not coincidentally, witnessed the deluge of the workforce from the office setup to a work-from-home setup. Businesses woke up to the reality of a remote workforce necessitated by the workforce movement restrictions…

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Organizations of all sizes have to defend themselves against over 250,000 new malicious programs every day, according to the AV-TEST Institute, and their success rate is much lower than many would like to admit. In 2017, the Ponemon Institute surveyed 665 security and IT leaders to evaluate the largest threats and the true cost of…

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