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Cyberattacks on Businesses Increased 23 Percent as ‘New Mafia’ Hits the Digital Streets in 2017

Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, today unveiled a report on the new age of organized cybercrime. It describes how this ‘New Mafia’ is accelerating the volume of attacks, sophistication and malice, which have increased 23 percent in 2017 versus 2016. Read the report here Learn more about Malwarebytes here … [Read more...]

Nine ways to Prevent Ex-employees from Compromising IT security

No one needs to be reminded of the almost daily, high profile media reports of security breaches and their devastating effects. However, little is said about the underlying threat of ex-employees. Everyone likes to think that they are parting with their employees on amicable terms, but who can be sure? Read more here … [Read more...]

Why You Need to Audit Privileged Access in Active Directory

If you’re not tracking permissions and the access your privileged users have to servers and data, you could be in danger of being taken advantage of. A recent report, published in Data Breach Digest by Verizon Enterprise, suggests that nearly 22% of organizations in Administrative support, 23% in Healthcare and Social Assistance and 22% in Public Administration faced data breaches resulting … [Read more...]

The state of ransomware among SMBs

This report, conducted by Osterman Research and sponsored by Malwarebytes, presents the findings on ransomware and other critical security issues from more than 1,000 small and medium-sized organizations surveyed in June 2017. Here’s what we discovered. View the report here Learn more about Malwarebytes here … [Read more...]

See how LepideAuditor helps finance organizations pass compliance and safeguard customer data

According to the Verizon 2017 payment security report, nearly half (44.6%) of companies failed to protect payment card data on an ongoing basis; leading to PCI compliance failure. Other significant compliance mandates that financial organizations have to satisfy include the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act or GLBA), also known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act … [Read more...]

Can you meet these areas of technical compliance set out in our short survey?

Are you ready for GDPR? Take all the necessary tests to find out if you can meet technical compliance! Do the test here  Check out Orthology's solutions for GDPR Compliance here   … [Read more...]

How to ensure File Server data access governance in 6 easy steps

Seems nowadays that there’s a new data breach every day in the mainstream news. The sheer volume of highly publicized data security breaches serve as an important reminder that data access governance must be a major part of your ongoing security activities, and not a one-time thing. It’s about time organizations got serious about governing access to their critical business data and reducing the … [Read more...]

The first steps towards GDPR compliance

The EU GDPR, due to come into effect in May 2018, creates new obligations for businesses that process EU residents’ personal data and allows authorities to impose fines of up to 4% of annual global turnover or €20 million – whichever is higher – for infringements. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPeJc_zfW3M Learn more about Orthology & IT Governance cooperation here … [Read more...]

Stay ahead of the hackers with affordable penetration testing!

Most organisations are the target of random, indiscriminate attacks, and they need an appropriate level of penetration testing to ensure their defences are adequate. Instead of automatically generated reports from tools that offer generic remediation tips, you need advice from experts who can rank and rate the vulnerabilities so that you can plan remediation in accordance with the risk and your … [Read more...]

The State of Ransomware among SMBs

The following report, conducted by Osterman Research and sponsored by Malwarebytes, presents the findings on ransomware and other critical security issues from more than 1,000 small and medium-sized organizations surveyed in June 2017. Here’s what we discovered. Find out more about Malwarebytes here   … [Read more...]