Data Privacy and Cybersecurity BlogDarren Williams2021-05-06T03:23:24-07:00
Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Blog
BlackFog's Blog keeps you up to date on the latest data privacy and ransomware news
BlackFog’s Data Privacy and Fileless Cybersecurity Blog ensures you are well informed in a constantly changing landscape. Keep a close watch on our blogs to see what we are up to and some of our thoughts in this area.
By Brenda Robb|2021-08-02T13:28:48-07:00August 2nd, 2021|
Following on from our State of Ransomware 2020 blog, we’ll be tracking the 2021 publicized ransomware attacks each month to share with you via this blog. This year we expect the number of attacks to increase and newer forms to become more sophisticated and disruptive.
Cyberattacks like the Colonial Pipeline attack have become disturbingly frequent. The US Federal government is now mandating a Zero trust architecture across all departments. We look at how data exfiltration is an important part of this new mandate.
With data theft extortion, instead of a single ransom demand, there may be hundreds or thousands. In most cases, cybercriminals are adopting a dual-revenue model where a single, large-scale ransom demand is accompanied by individual ransoms for affected parties.
By Brenda Robb|2021-05-06T03:50:09-07:00April 26th, 2021|
Despite often being considered a ‘dinosaur’ technology, the Coronavirus pandemic gave Virtual private network software or (VPNs) a new lease of life as IT teams scrambled to protect their newly remote employees.
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.
By Brenda Robb|2021-04-07T07:35:19-07:00February 23rd, 2021|
What’s your data exfiltration strategy? If you don’t have one, the good news is you're not alone. When it comes to preventing cyberattacks many organizations are still focused on protecting the perimeter to keep the bad actors out.
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