We recently looked at what to do to avoid becoming a victim of ransomware. But sometimes, even if your employees are trained to the highest standard and you have the right technology installed, ransomware can still slip into the network. It's important to know what to do if you suspect you've fallen victim to a ransomware attack on both an individual and organizational level.
The 2018 RSA Conference took place in San Francisco last week and Nettitude's Senior Consultant, Ben Rothke traveled there to deliver a presentation on ransomware. He discussed both how not to become a victim, and what enterprises should do if they do become one. Here is a recap of what Ben discussed.
Each year we look back at the statistics and how concerning it is that how rapidly the number of cyber attacks is increasing. 2017 saw the most attacks yet, and nobody seemed safe. From the WannaCry ransomware that brought the NHS to a grounding halt, to the Equifax hack that saw an estimated 145 million customer details compromised.
Creating a strong and secure password is an important part of protecting your confidential data and networks. However these have come under attack from cyber criminals trying to access your infrastructure. Many hackers will get hold of your passwords through social engineering activities, by tricking you into entering your login credentials to a false site or software. Another common way for criminals to get your passwords is through brute force, where they use tools to automatically enter the most common passwords that we are all guilty of using, with the hope that one of them works.
Topics: Cyber Security
Understanding the threats that are evolving in your environment is an important part of a cyber security strategy. Unraveling the methods and tools that have been used in recent cyber attacks will help your organization to better understand and protect against a possible threat.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force at the end of May. With it only being a number of weeks away we thought we'd ensure that you are ready for all the changes coming into place. Here is what you can expect.
We've all been there, connecting to a public Wi-Fi without giving it a second thought. But did you know that there are more dangers to public Wi-Fi than you might realize? Take a look at the ways you could be opening yourself up to a cyber-attack, all while you sit in your favorite coffee shop.
Research in 2017 concluded that of all the people working in the cyber security industry, only around 11% were women. The world of cyber security is ever-evolving and competitive, and it can be difficult for women to get into technical roles. As it's International Women's Day we thought we'd give you an insight of what it's like to work in the cyber security industry from Nettitude's very own Judi Mackie and Roxana Kovaci.
The cyber industry is fast-paced, and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. However it's important that you are up to date on the latest news and cyber events, as it can give you a better understanding of the environment and the tools you need to detect and respond to cyber attacks. In our recent Perception report we took a look at all the recent news within the Finance Services, which included the top risks for the finance industry, the latest on Bitcoin and security flaws with some of the biggest UK banks.