Cyber threats capitalize on the vulnerabilities within Active Directory security controls, exploiting them to infiltrate unauthorized resources or obtain sensitive data. In March 2023, PharMerica, a prominent provider of pharmaceutical services, disclosed a breach where an external malicious actor gained unauthorized access to sensitive information. From small enterprises to renowned corporations, no one is exempt […]
Ransomware is the most dangerous and prevalent form of malware, and its use has rapidly increased. Its targets range from individuals to businesses, and even government agencies. The FBI, CISA, and NSA have reported that in 2021 ransomware incidents were observed in 14 out of 16 critical infrastructure sectors in the United States. No organization […]
What is ransomware?
Ransomware attacks have grown in prevalence and complexity, posing a serious danger to both individuals and organizations. This form of malware encrypts a victim’s data and demands a ransom in exchange for the decryption key, resulting in severe disruptions, financial harm, and potential exposure of sensitive information.
Who is most at risk of an […]
Why Ransomware is common in the healthcare industry?
Healthcare organizations are often targeted by cyberattacks because they have a large amount of high value information that can be stolen or used for malicious purposes. This information includes patient medical records, financial data, and personal identification information, as well as intellectual property related to medical research. These […]
What is Privileged Access Management?
Privileged Access Management (PAM) is a security practice designed to secure and manage the access rights of users who have elevated privileges within an organization. These privileges, often referred to as “privileged accounts,” allow users to perform tasks that are restricted to a small group of trusted individuals, such as accessing […]
The global economy is currently facing a potential recession, with many analysts and experts predicting a downturn in the near future. During a recession, companies may face financial pressures and may be forced to cut costs, which can lead to a reduction in resources for cybersecurity. This can make it more difficult for companies to […]
Inactive accounts are active accounts that have not been used for an extended period (dormant) or have never been used, while privileged groups contain accounts with high privileges. Examples of privileged groups are Domain Admins, Enterprise Admins, Schema Admins, Built-in Administrators, and others. Both categories of accounts are high value targets for hackers who access […]
The protection of data and information assets is a key, ongoing focus for organizations around the world. Using encryption technology, limitations to access, and various high-level efforts, as quickly as organizations put a security practice in place, bad actors are evolving in their pressure tactics to infiltrate the system. Ransomware is an evolving tool of […]
Knowing how to investigate ransomware risk is absolutely critical to maintaining a safe online presence in today’s fast-paced world. With unprecedented numbers of people conducting business online, there is a parallel and unfortunate trend showing a substantial increase in malicious activity. From cyberattacks to malware, organizations must be able to assess any security vulnerability before […]
Ransomware attacks continue to increase every day. Cyber threats are hitting more businesses in the United States and worldwide. According to 2022 – Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report- “this year Ransomware has continued its upward trend with an almost 13% increase–a rise as big as the last five years combined (for a total of 25% […]