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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.

Understanding modern cybersecurity anatomy

The threat landscape we see today is vastly different and infinitely more sophisticated. The days of protecting yourself from bad actors using a single antivirus solution are now behind us. Fileless network protection is a key element to device security and an important part of the layered security strategy.

2019-01-18T10:53:52+00:00January 18th, 2019|Privacy, Technology|

BlackFog Continues European Expansion

BlackFog announces distribution agreement with DCC, a global IT distributor headquartered in Denmark, to resell BlackFog’s cyber security solution. With over 3000 customers in more than 70 countries they specialize in surplus computer hardware, shipping around 100,000 units annually.

2019-01-16T06:41:48+00:00January 16th, 2019|Press Release|

Privacy is All About the Data

The world has moved to a mobile device based economy, with focus around data creation, storage, cloud servers and information sharing. The idea of losing your device has become secondary to the information that is stored on it. We discuss the evolution of BlackFog and why outbound data monitoring is so important.

2019-01-12T23:47:49+00:00January 11th, 2019|White Paper|

BlackFog Mobile Device Security

Mobile devices now total 5.1 billion users, penetrate 68% of the world population and represent 52% of global web traffic. More than half of these are ‘smart’ devices with Internet access. iOS now represents 1.3 billion active devices. It is no wonder that cyber criminals specifically target mobile devices.

2019-01-12T23:38:23+00:00January 10th, 2019|White Paper|

Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install system services

When installing BlackFog it automatically creates a service in order to operate correctly on your system. If the user account has been modified by a system administrator the installer may fail to create and execute the service under you local account. You will see the message "Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install [...]

2018-12-21T17:54:22+00:00November 9th, 2018|