Ransomware Attacks Trending Towards Mid-Sized Targets

Last year, there was considerable evolution in terms of ransomware trends and techniques. In the US, and abroad, we saw many high-impact attacks being carried out against critical infrastructure entities. These highly disruptive and highly publicized attacks brought increased pressure [...]

Ransomware Attacks Trending Towards Mid-Sized Targets2022-04-08T17:42:12-07:00

Ransomware Attack: Should I Contact the FBI and Law Enforcement?

If your company was hit with ransomware, you might be wondering if you should contact the FBI after a ransomware attack, or other law enforcement. The quick answer is mostly yes, but with important caveats to consider. Because of the [...]

Ransomware Attack: Should I Contact the FBI and Law Enforcement?2022-02-27T23:49:27-08:00

What to Expect from Your Cyber Breach Insurance Policy

The last two years have been a bloodshed for cyber breach insurers. From 2016 through 2019, the payouts on each dollar of cyber breach insurance billed ranged from $0.43 to $0.48. In other words, loss ratios were 43% to 48%. [...]

What to Expect from Your Cyber Breach Insurance Policy2022-10-18T23:09:06-07:00

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

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

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 Incidents2022-02-28T00:14:31-08:00

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

Is it Time for Ransomware Insurance?

Necessary cybersecurity habits such as software patching and vulnerability assessments/penetration tests should not be disregarded due to having cyber insurance. On a related note, Alvaka has recently acquired two clients who needed recovery from ransomware attacks, one client had roughly [...]

Is it Time for Ransomware Insurance?2022-10-18T23:15:33-07:00