What is Network Segmentation, aka VLAN?

Segmenting your network is when you compartmentalize your networks in order to deliver specific security controls and services, and to manage network congestion. With the trend of ransomware attacks being more focused on disrupting business operations, it is critical that [...]

What is Network Segmentation, aka VLAN?2021-07-28T16:44:59-07:00

Reduce the Risk of Ransomware & Other Cyber Attacks

Hopefully, you have seen the news about the growing reality of ransomware and how it is impacting companies and government entities on a global scale. While ransomware is not new, the severity, reach and costs associated with this cyber threat [...]

Reduce the Risk of Ransomware & Other Cyber Attacks2021-07-28T16:49:03-07:00

Machine Learning and AI in Cybersecurity

In this blog, we’ll discuss machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), and how it’s currently being used in cybersecurity. Keep an eye out towards the end as WorkDone CEO, Joe Rogers, will join us in the discussion of [...]

Machine Learning and AI in Cybersecurity2021-06-28T14:53:46-07:00

Identifying the Ransomware You’ve Been Hit With

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 [...]

Identifying the Ransomware You’ve Been Hit With2021-05-06T16:02:46-07:00

2020 Saw a 320% increase in Ransomware Incidents

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, [...]

2020 Saw a 320% increase in Ransomware Incidents2021-06-23T11:48:45-07:00

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

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 [...]

Ransomware Recovery Timeframes: How Long Does It Take to Recover?2021-03-14T23:44:34-07:00

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

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 [...]

The #1 Question: If I Pay the Ransom, Will I Get My Data Back?2021-03-14T23:23:08-07:00

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch for in 2021

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 [...]

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch for in 20212021-03-14T23:19:43-07:00

Does Your Firm Qualify for Cyber Breach Insurance?

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 [...]

Does Your Firm Qualify for Cyber Breach Insurance?2021-01-27T12:11:02-08:00

How Much is a Typical Ransomware Ransom?

Since each ransom attack varies so much, it is tough to answer what exactly the typical ransomware payment is. It is also difficult to pinpoint the exact number of ransomware gangs that are active, but it is certainly a large amount.

How Much is a Typical Ransomware Ransom?2021-03-14T23:25:21-07:00