Employee offboarding: Why companies must close a crucial gap in their security strategy

There are various ways a departing employee could put your organization at risk of a data breach. How do you offboard employees the right way and ensure your data remains safe? The COVID-19 pandemic has created the perfect conditions for insider risk. Financial crises have in the past led to a spike in fraud and nefarious activity, and … More Employee offboarding: Why companies must close a crucial gap in their security strategy

Microsoft thwarts record‑breaking DDoS attack

The attack, which clocked in at 2.4 Tbps, targeted one of Azure customers based in Europe. Microsoft has revealed that it thwarted a Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack that clocked in at a whopping 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps). The onslaught, which targeted an Azure customer in Europe, surpasses the previous record holder – a 2.3 Tbps … More Microsoft thwarts record‑breaking DDoS attack

Ransomware cost US companies almost $21 billion in downtime in 2020

The victims lost an average of nine days to downtime and two-and-a-half months to investigations, an analysis of disclosed attacks shows. An analysis of 186 successful ransomware attacks against businesses in the United States in 2020 has shown that the companies lost almost US$21 billion due to attack-induced downtime, according to technology website Comparitech. Compared to … More Ransomware cost US companies almost $21 billion in downtime in 2020

ESET earns a 2021 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius

ESET has been recognized for giving back to its community with a 2021 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius. The second annual Tech Cares award celebrates companies that have gone above and beyond to provide strong Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). To be accepted for the Tech Cares Award, each nominated organization had to be a B2B technology … More ESET earns a 2021 Tech Cares Award from TrustRadius