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2901, 2020

The hidden truth about ransomware

By |January 29th, 2020|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What you don't see The devastating aspect of ransomware is that the majority of firms discover that hackers have been present in their network after it’s too late. Also, many firms who fall victim to ransomware state that “no evidence [...]

2201, 2020

Is it Time for Ransomware Insurance?

By |January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Necessary cybersecurity habits such as software patching and vulnerability assessments/penetration tests should not be disregarded due to having cyber insurance. On a related note, Alvaka has recently acquired two clients who needed recovery from ransomware attacks, one client had roughly [...]

412, 2019

Cyber Security Needs Physical Safeguards as Bitcoin Heist in Iceland Reveals

By |December 4th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

My sister sent me a link to a story about a bitcoin heist in Iceland (of all places). Yes, that little tiny island country of 330,000 people on the edge of the arctic circle in the North Atlantic. It is [...]

1410, 2019

Business Email Compromises are Now 23 Percent of Cyber Insurance Claims

By |October 14th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you have Mailworx from Alvaka, or a similar email spam filtering solution, then good for you. If you do internal education and phishing tests of your employees, then double-good! At Alvaka Networks, we have seen a number of business [...]

110, 2019

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Today marks the first day of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. I am pleased to see one of the themes for this year’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, is about doing security updates. Only by patching your software in a timely manner, [...]

2509, 2019

Notice of Emergency Windows/Internet Explorer Security Patch

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security, Vulnerability|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Overview of Windows/Internet Explorer Security Patch Microsoft has advised Windows/Internet Explorer users to install an “emergency” out-of-band security patch (i.e. not released on patch-Tuesday) for a recently detected Zero-Day-Exploit (i.e an exploit that has already been actively used prior to [...]