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

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?2021-08-04T21:44:21-07:00

Essential Steps for Ransomware Recovery

Are you a victim of ransomware? Or have you been one in the past? If so, the following will help you understand what activities you should expect during the course of your ransomware recovery in the days following an attack. [...]

Essential Steps for Ransomware Recovery2021-08-18T15:59:35-07:00

SMBs Risk of Cyberattacks is Significant

Cyberattacks are becoming an increasing risk for SMB owners. Unfortunately, the majority think they are immune to these attacks and continue using free cybersecurity software. It’s only when it becomes too late, and when the company is already victimized [...]

SMBs Risk of Cyberattacks is Significant2021-02-28T20:56:59-08:00

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

Who’s to Blame for Ransomware Attacks?

Originally published on TechTarget. Alvaka’s COO and CISO—Kevin McDonald—discusses that, although cyber attackers are the main culprits for ransomware attacks, the companies that release flawed software or those who don’t install patches are not off the hook. In early May, [...]

Who’s to Blame for Ransomware Attacks?2021-01-28T13:48:46-08:00

Where is the American Firewall?

Written by Robert Rennie – Originally published on Medium on November 15, 2018. Note: The following blog is opinion-based. The views and opinions expressed in this blog article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the [...]

Where is the American Firewall?2020-10-04T23:56:06-07:00

Cybersecurity is an Organized Behavior [Podcast] – with Kevin McDonald

COO and CISO of Alvaka Networks, Kevin McDonald, sits down with Brian Sherman of IoTSSA for a very candid conversation on building a successful cybersecurity offering. He offers some great advice in this episode, such as using law enforcement as [...]

Cybersecurity is an Organized Behavior [Podcast] – with Kevin McDonald2021-01-28T14:26:06-08:00