SHI International Cyberattack

Over the Fourth of July weekend, prominent IT services provider SHI International, was a victim of a major malware attack. Based in Somerset, New Jersey, SHI is a private provider of tech services and a supplier of tech products to [...]

SHI International Cyberattack2022-07-21T20:08:04-07:00

Alvaka Networks Named an Orange County Register Top Workplace

Orange County Register Names Alvaka Networks a Winner of the Orange County Top Workplaces 2021 Award Irvine, California December 10, 2021 - Alvaka Networks has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Orange County Register Top Workplaces. [...]

Alvaka Networks Named an Orange County Register Top Workplace2021-12-10T17:37:26-08:00

Ransomware Trends & Prevention

In a recent CRN article, Alvaka’s CISO and COO, Kevin McDonald, shares some alarming ransomware trends, providing insight into the world of ransomware and how it has developed. He also shares what companies need to be doing in order to [...]

Ransomware Trends & Prevention2021-06-30T00:08:45-07:00

White House & DOJ Issue Warnings: Ransomware is a National Security Threat

Following a series of high-profile cybersecurity breaches, the Department of Justice is raising investigations for ransomware attacks to the same level of priority as terrorism. Though ransomware has been around for a while, experts are glad to see the government [...]

White House & DOJ Issue Warnings: Ransomware is a National Security Threat2021-07-28T17:20:41-07:00

Alvaka Networks: Rapid Response & Recovery Brand

Featured on the cover of ChannelPro SMB February 2021 issue, Alvaka Networks CEO, Oli Thordarson, explains how Alvaka was able to carve a unique identity as a rapid response and recovery brand through peerless execution and a 24/7/365 all US-based [...]

Alvaka Networks: Rapid Response & Recovery Brand2021-09-09T23:19:21-07:00

Ransomware an Increasing Threat to Business Victims

Published in Orange County Business Journal by Kevin Costelloe on Monday, July 13, 2020. Alvaka COO and CISO, Kevin McDonald, is interviewed by Kevin Costelloe about the ever-increasing threat of ransomware and how being a victim can bring companies to [...]

Ransomware an Increasing Threat to Business Victims2021-05-04T03:28:13-07:00

Ransomware: The Largest Threat Facing Businesses and Individuals

Kevin McDonald, COO, and CISO at Alvaka Networks gives insight to the largest threat that individuals and businesses face in today’s cyberspace. That threat is ransomware. The number of ransomware attacks has been significantly increasing over the past few years [...]

Ransomware: The Largest Threat Facing Businesses and Individuals2021-05-04T02:58:24-07:00

New York Aims to Prevent Cities from Paying Ransomware Demands

If Senator Boyle and cosponsors—Senator George M. Borrello of the 57th Senate District and Senator Sue Serino of the 41st Senate District—get their way, municipalities in New York will be banned from paying ransomware demands to get their vital public [...]

New York Aims to Prevent Cities from Paying Ransomware Demands2021-01-27T16:10:14-08:00

Update from Alvaka Networks on COVID-19 Readiness

In the below video, Alvaka CEO Oli Thordarson, discusses Alvaka's response and readiness to the Covid-19 Pandemic and how we are supporting our clients' response efforts with consistent and quality service. Here is a script of the video... [...]

Update from Alvaka Networks on COVID-19 Readiness2021-05-04T03:08:36-07:00

Two Businesses Attacked by Ransomware Recover With Help From Alvaka Networks

A few months back, two businesses attacked by ransomware contacted us requiring immediate assistance to help combat their ransomware incident. The structure of these businesses were opposites of each other, one had several thousand systems and the other had a [...]

Two Businesses Attacked by Ransomware Recover With Help From Alvaka Networks2021-05-04T03:21:37-07:00