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Amidst COVID-19, Healthcare Needs a Cyber Lifeline

COVID-19 Not the Only Epidemic of Epic Proportions As America’s frontline doctors, nurses, and healthcare staff continue the fight against COVID-19, hospital and medical center IT teams are waging a battle against a different kind of epidemic – the exploitation and compromise of sensitive data
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Beware the Newest Coronavirus Email Scam

It is a known fact that cybercriminals love to hijack global news headlines to spread their scams and increase their profits. This approach has reached a new moral low recently as cyberattackers threaten to deliberately infect people not with ransomware or malware, but with the
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Cyberattacks Against Healthcare Targets Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon

The New COVID-19 Reality The new coronavirus-induced reality has brought new challenges and new risks, specifically in cyberspace, as more and more organizations are required to go digital.  It’s no secret that cybercriminals often take advantage of vulnerable targets during times of crisis. Unfortunately, today’s coronavirus epidemic is no exception. Not only are businesses and governmental organizations
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COVID-19 Opens Pandora’s Box of Cybercrime

The Lesser Known Side Effect No one needs a reminder of the enormous toll that the COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting on lives around the globe. It is affecting our physical and mental health, our economic prospects, and our connections to our loved ones. But as
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The Upshot: CactusCon 2019

Why Go? Last weekend, a fellow colleague of mine at Acronis SCS and I had the opportunity to attend Arizona’s premier security conference, CactusCon, in neighboring Mesa. The annual event, which began in 2012 and is now the largest conference of its kind in the
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Let’s Face It – America’s Critical Infrastructure Is Vulnerable

A Troubling Reality There’s no denying it. In today’s increasingly complex digital landscape, America’s critical infrastructure is more vulnerable than ever to cyber exploitation and attack. It doesn’t help that many of the organizations (both public and private) under the critical infrastructure umbrella lack the
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Open Source Backdoors in the Wild

Open Source Backdoors in the Wild Malicious actors will take advantage of any opportunity to exploit an attack vector for money, personal gain, or fun. For years, hackers have used supply chains to deploy backdoors because trusted software provides a relatively easy entry point. This