Ransomware payments may have greater implications than you thought – and not just for the company that gave in to the attackers’ demands. Firstly, the answer to the question is likely to be ‘yes’. The debate on ransomware payments continues, which, of course, is positive; with discussion and differing viewpoints put forward, an informed conclusion should be … More Are you, the customer, the one paying the ransomware demand?
How can companies and employees who start to adapt to hybrid working practices protect themselves against cloud security threats? When government lockdowns forced workers to stay home en masse for much of 2020, one technology was there to pick up the pieces. Without the three main cloud computing models, software-, platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service (SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, … More Why cloud security is the key to unlocking value from hybrid working
The Zero Trust architecture offers an increasingly popular way to minimize cyber-risk in a world of hybrid cloud, flexible working and persistent threat actors. The post-pandemic normal for global organizations increasingly means using digital technology to support more flexible working practices. Although tech giants such as Twitter and Facebook made headlines by promising some employees they can work from home forever, … More Protecting the hybrid workplace through Zero Trust security
The fraudsters ran their campaigns from the cloud and used phishing attacks and email forwarding rules to steal financial information. Microsoft has shut down a sprawling Business Email Compromise (BEC) operation that had its infrastructure hosted in several web services. Using these cloud-based assets, the threat actors infiltrated hundreds of mailboxes across multiple organizations and … More Microsoft takes down large‑scale BEC operation
For the purposes of this blog, we have categorized small businesses as comprised of 2-49 people, medium as comprised of 50-499 and large as comprised of 500+. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have long been underserved by traditional financial providers. Yet, over the past few years, we have seen new FinTech offerings come to the … More How are businesses of different sizes using FinTech solutions?