About Darren Williams

Dr. Williams is the founder and CEO of BlackFog, Inc. In the wake of increasing privacy concerns across the world Dr. Williams founded BlackFog to combat the growing number of applications and online sites that breach your privacy rights. With more than 20% of online activity associated with data profiling it was clear that something had to be done to curb this growing threat. Unlike companies that focus on malware and viruses this new category focuses specifically on data loss prevention, ransomware and malvertising.

A New Look at Cryptojacking: An Underreported Security Threat

With a significant increase in value of cryptocurrencies over the past year, 2021 is on pace to exceed 2018 as the “year of cryptojacking”. Cryptojacking experts are seeing steady upward momentum every year, along with new threats and risks.

2021-05-10T20:01:05-07:00April 6th, 2021|Cybersecurity|

Data Exfiltration Prevention and the Top 10 Cyberattacks of 2020

Looking back at the cyberattacks of 2020, selecting what we see as the top 10 was no easy task. Attacks were frequent, particularly when it came to ransomware, which rose seven-fold last year. We discuss how data exfiltration prevention could have stopped the top 10 cyberattacks of 2020.

2021-05-06T03:23:18-07:00January 20th, 2021|Data Exfiltration, Cybersecurity|

BlackFog Partners with Evolve Cybersecurity Insurance for Ransomware Protection

BlackFog partners with Evolve cybersecurity insurance specialist in the United States for cyberthreat protection and to mitigate the risks associated with ransomware.

2021-05-06T03:21:38-07:00January 11th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Press Release|

Windows 7 TLS 1.2 Support required patch

If you would like to support the most secure protocol running BlackFog and Windows 7 TLS it is important that your operating system is updated to support TLS 1.2, currently the most secure protocol. This is important for secure communication to the BlackFog servers. This patch from Microsoft will apply the necessary registry keys [...]

2021-05-06T03:41:06-07:00December 14th, 2020|

BlackFog expands into Middle East with eHosting DataFort, UAE’s leading Cloud and Managed Security Services Provider

BlackFog expands into Middle East with eHosting DataFort, UAE’s leading Cloud and Managed Security Services Provider.

2021-01-10T20:28:46-08:00October 26th, 2020|Press Release|