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?2021-09-17T18:51:37-07:00

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?2021-07-28T16:44:59-07:00

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 Attacks2021-07-28T16:49:03-07:00

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

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 Cybersecurity2021-09-09T23:10:14-07:00

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

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

[Podcast] Steps to Minimize Ransomware Risk

Last month, Alvaka COO and CISO, Kevin McDonald, sat down with the Miles Jobgen of the CompTIA Biz Tech Podcast to share his experiences with rescuing and restoring clients from ransomware—the most dangerous threat to IT solution providers today. He [...]

[Podcast] Steps to Minimize Ransomware Risk2021-03-14T23:34:24-07:00

Corporate Survival – The Ultimate Cybersecurity ROI

The following is a guest blog written by Ciaran Foley of XeneX. Ciaran discusses the current and future state of cybersecurity, including the big business of enterprise-scale ransomware operations. As a Corporate Executive or Board Member, you may never [...]

Corporate Survival – The Ultimate Cybersecurity ROI2021-06-25T21:23:21-07:00