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Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Blog

A New Look at Cryptojacking: An Underreported Security Threat

By |April 6th, 2021|

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.

Data Exfiltration Prevention and the Top 10 Cyberattacks of 2020

By |January 20th, 2021|

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.

Insider Threats: Mitigating the Risks of Data Exfiltration

By |December 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.

Mitigating Ransomware and Cyber Risk in the Hybrid Workforce

By |October 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.