Data Privacy and Cybersecurity BlogDarren Williams2021-01-23T15:05:19-08:00
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.
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|2021-04-06T02:09:17-07:00April 1st, 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.
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.
By Brenda Robb|2021-02-15T12:26:04-08:00February 15th, 2021|
While some organizations are waking up to the fact the ransomware attacks are in fact data breaches, unless perhaps data exfiltration technology can prove otherwise, many are still opting to sweep the attack under the carpet.
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.
By Brenda Robb|2021-03-03T06:48:41-08:00January 6th, 2021|
Ransomware cyberattacks are a big business, so big in fact, that research anticipates a business is attacked by a cybercriminal every 11 seconds and damage costs from these attacks will hit around $20 billion by [...]
By Brenda Robb|2021-01-19T12:02:26-08:00December 4th, 2020|
In addition to the dramatic rise in ransomware during 2020, many organizations face an even more imminent danger, the insider threat. Leading analyst firm Forrester expects insiders to be responsible for a third of breaches in 2021, up 8% from 2020, mostly due to the increase in remote working.
By Brenda Robb|2021-01-10T20:29:21-08:00October 13th, 2020|
If 2020 has taught IT security leaders anything, it’s that remote workers are more vulnerable to cyberattacks and ransomware, and the tools that they thought would protect them outside the walls of the corporate environment simply didn’t in many cases.
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