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1707, 2019

Who’s to Blame for Ransomware Attacks?

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Originally published on TechTarget. Alvaka’s COO and CISO—Kevin McDonald—discusses that, although cyber attackers are the main culprits for ransomware attacks, the companies that release flawed software or those who don’t install patches are not off the hook. In early May, [...]

1707, 2019

How Intelligence Data Leaks Has Damaged Infosec

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Originally published on June 19, 2017 on TechTarget. Alvaka’s COO and CISO, Kevin McDonald, examines the real-world damage caused by CIA and NSA data leaks, putting dangerous government cyberweapons in the hands of hackers. WikiLeaks' CIA data dump shook a [...]

2706, 2019

The Importance of Third-Party Software Patching

By |June 27th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

And Why Executives Should Care... Threats to network security seem to get announced weekly. Global ransomware attacks like WannaCry cause havoc around the world and billions of dollars in losses. Businesses are actually shuttering due to network attacks that disable, [...]

2106, 2019

DFARS 252.204-7012: Aerojet Rockets to a Courtroom Sting

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I was stunned to learn that Aerojet, a division of Rocketdyne, set legal precedent three weeks ago in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of California. The heart of the matter is an allegation that Aerojet made false [...]

3105, 2019

Finding an MSP to Protect Yourself from Outsourcing IT Risks

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Articles|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Article originally posted on TechTarget. Alvaka's COO and CISO, Kevin McDonald, discusses the type of questions you should ask MSPs to ensure they have the correct security systems in place in order to protect your organization against outsourcing IT risks. [...]

1705, 2019

Phishing for Your Destruction

By |May 17th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Timely Warning About Fake Communications and Persuasion Methods As many of us have experienced, there are people in the world who want to steal from us, our company or employer. In some cases, they want to pretend to be [...]