Yes, You Need Cyber Breach Insurance!

Is Your Business More Likely to Burn Down, or Get Hit with a Cyber Attack? What is most likely to happen to your business in the next two years? Will it burn down, or will you experience a cyber [...]

Yes, You Need Cyber Breach Insurance!2022-10-18T23:16:32-07:00

Cyber Safety Tips for the Holidays

With the holiday season now in full swing, we wanted to share some helpful cyber safety tips and guidance when it comes to your cybersecurity strategies (or lack thereof). The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, as well as the FBI, [...]

Cyber Safety Tips for the Holidays2022-02-27T23:55:26-08:00

Why Firewall Patching (Updating Firmware) is Critical for Your Business

Firewall patching (updating firmware) is one of the most prudent aspects of network security management that, if neglected, can have dire consequences for your company. Now more than ever, consistent firewall patching is a must have for every business, big [...]

Why Firewall Patching (Updating Firmware) is Critical for Your Business2022-02-27T23:57:39-08:00

How Much Does It Cost to Recover from Ransomware?

The cost to recover from ransomware will depend on many factors. The three key variables are the size of your company, the complexity of the network and applications, and the ransomware gang that attacked you. There are many more variables [...]

How Much Does It Cost to Recover from Ransomware?2022-02-28T00:02:03-08:00

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?2022-02-28T00:03:41-08:00

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

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 Attacks2022-11-28T23:22:50-08:00

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

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 Cybersecurity2022-02-28T00:06:35-08:00

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 With2022-11-28T23:43:45-08:00