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605, 2021

Identifying the Ransomware You’ve Been Hit With

May 6th, 2021|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Ransomware, first seen in 1989, has grown into a one of the largest criminal business industries worldwide, accounting for a total of $20 billion in damage costs in 2020. First starting with criminals developing their own codes to use for [...]

2004, 2021

2020 Saw a 320% increase in Ransomware Incidents

April 20th, 2021|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

It’s no doubt that 2020 was a tough year for everyone, and even more so for information security professionals. In fact, 2020 saw the highest increased rates of ransomware incidents than any other year. The onslaught of phishing scams, [...]

2601, 2021

Ransomware Recovery Timeframes: How Long Does It Take to Recover?

January 26th, 2021|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ransomware recovery timeframes can vary widely. In very unusual situations, companies are only down for a day or two. In other unusual cases, it can take months. Most companies fall somewhere between the two to four week range, given their [...]

2101, 2021

The #1 Question: If I Pay the Ransom, Will I Get My Data Back?

January 21st, 2021|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Paying a ransom is no joke. Being victimized by ransomware can leave you breathless and concerned for the future of your business, and anyone who would inflict this type of harm cannot be trusted. You are dealing with criminals, although [...]

1501, 2021

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch for in 2021

January 15th, 2021|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

In the wake of the recent and widespread SolarWinds attack that compromised U.S. government agencies, as well as the increase in cyber activity across all industries and organizations, CompTIA has established an Cybersecurity Advisory Council that aims to provide cybersecurity [...]

801, 2021

Does Your Firm Qualify for Cyber Breach Insurance?

January 8th, 2021|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

And if your firm buys cyber breach insurance, will the insurance pay? There are many stipulations in regards to qualifying for cyber breach insurance. Most insurance companies require you to affirm a Statement of Fact and Fraud Warning. When [...]