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5 Steps to Manage Backups and Recovery

August 14, 2017 | By Ryan Scott

One of the most important security hygiene practices that all individuals and businesses should maintain is backing up their data and systems. Without backups and recovery in place, a small problem can quickly turn into a very big one. Having a strong backup and recovery...


The Petya Ransomware Outbreak: What You Need to Know

June 27, 2017 | By Todd O'Boyle

Early on June 27, 2017, public systems in Eastern Europe began showing signs of the Petya ransomware outbreak. This quickly spread throughout mainland Europe, affecting global law firm DLA Piper and logistics company Maersk. There have been reports of outbreaks in the U.S., but none...


What to Do About the Wannacry Ransomware Outbreak

May 12, 2017 | By Todd O'Boyle

Today, a ransomware variant called Wannacry (or WCry or WanaCryptor) has emerged with a nasty 2.0 version that is quickly spreading, particularly in Spain and throughout Europe. We've been tracking the Wannacry ransomware since it was first reported on Bleeping Computer. Here’s what you need...