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
In 2016, only 43% of American employees worked remotely in some capacity. Today, the swift spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused that statistic to surge, forcing organizations and schools across the country to adopt work-from-home (WFH) or learn-from-home policies virtually overnight. Few organizations were
The Value of Independent Testing Next week will mark the official release of Acronis SCS Cyber Protect Cloud – an innovative cyber protection product that delivers unprecedented integration of backup with full-stack next-generation anti-malware protection and comprehensive endpoint and remote work management tools. In advance of
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
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
Ransomware & The US Public Sector Whitepaper Ransomware, which the US Department of Justice has defined as any “form of malware that targets your critical data and systems for the purpose of extortion,” has dominated headlines in 2019, but the mode of attack is far
By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard the news. Last Friday, Texas became the latest addition to a very long list of US government targets victimized by ransomware. What makes this case stand out is the wide impact of the attacks, which targeted 23 different Texas municipalities in one coordinated sweep.
Last month, the Department of Defense (DoD) released its 2019 Digital Modernization Strategy – a roadmap for updating and streamlining its digital processes and shifting the Department from an “opt in” approach to an enterprise one. The Strategy is ambitious in its scope as the Department seeks
Acronis SCS CEO John Zanni spoke with Federal News Network’s John Gilroy about supply chain risk management in the US public sector. On the Federal Tech Talk podcast they covered topics from cybersecurity and zero trust to earthquakes in California and crypto-jacking. LISTEN NOW!