Security

SaaS Data Was the Target of 51% of Ransomware Attacks in the Last 12 Months

SAN FRANCISCO - September 27, 2022 - Odaseva, the leading enterprise data protection platform for Salesforce, today released the findings of a global survey that shows that organizations are largely unprepared for ransomware attacks on their data stored in SaaS platforms. Attacks on SaaS data are an increasingly common cybersecurity target, and they succeed in encrypting SaaS data half the time, leaving only half of the victims able to fully recover. Differentiating from other ransomware studies, the survey queried senior data professionals at large enterprises of 10,000 employees or more.

Ransomware attacks are successfully targeting both SaaS and cloud data

The Top Online Security Measures All Small Businesses Should Take

Cybersecurity is important to all businesses that exist online. It allows them to operate without interruption from hackers' financial exploits. 

Even if your company is planning to use email or has a small website in mind, your business needs to integrate cybersecurity into that plan. 

The theft of data and sensitive information is becoming more common in fraud reports. According to Verizon’s Data Breach Investigations Report for Small Business, Ransomware has increased by 13% in a total of 25% breaches.

Fostering a culture of security is crucial in business. It can increase consumer confidence and maintain your business's online safety. 

Four Clear Signs that Your Business Isn't Paying Enough Attention to Data Protection

Data protection involves more than just keeping your customers’ personal information safe. You also must be aware of state, federal and international laws regarding data privacy compliance. Busy entrepreneurs may find data protection falls to the wayside amidst the dozens of tasks vying for attention.

New Research: Nearly 60% of Security Professionals Believe Cloud Deployments Surpass Security Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO – February 24, 2020 – RSA Conference 2020 – FireMon today released its 2020 State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report, the annual benchmark of the cloud security landscape. The latest report finds that while enterprises rapidly transition to the public cloud, complexity is increasing, but visibility and team sizes are decreasing while security budgets remain flat to pose a significant obstacle to preventing data breaches. The 2020 State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report features insights from more than 500 respondents, including 14 percent from the executive ranks, detailing cloud security initiatives in the era of digital transformation.

Cloud Migration: How and Why Business Is Moving to the Cloud

The number of businesses migrating to the cloud is constantly growing. According to the 2019 research study by the Cloud Security Alliance, 69% of enterprises are moving business-critical information to the cloud. 

Statistics also say that 81% of businesses are using multi-cloud solutions. The recent State of the Cloud report claims that companies use approximately 5 cloud environments, while some greater enterprises invest in even more complex cloud infrastructures.

Macro-less Word Document Attacks on the Rise and Zero Day Malware Variants Jump 167 Percent

28 March 2018 - Total malware attacks are up by 33 percent and cyber criminals are increasingly leveraging Microsoft Office documents to trick victims and deliver malicious payloads, according to the latest Internet Security Report from WatchGuard Technologies, based on global threat intelligence data from nearly 40,000 Firebox appliances. WatchGuard has also launched a new Threat Landscape data visualisation tool, giving public access to daily updates about the most prevalent computer and network security threats affecting SMBs and distributed enterprises.

5 web properties you must have to protect your brand online

Your brand identity matters a lot to your business if you are to succeed in online business. There is so much to protect which includes your business name, brand reputation, domain name among other elements that make your business. Unfortunately, your business is faced with a lot of threats that one might wonder if it is worth doing business online at all. Cyber squatting, intellectual property theft, domain hijacking, hacking are some of the few things you will have to worry about. Identity thieves have become more organized and might even be hard to spot them out.

Top Five Networking Trends for 2018

The top five networking trends that will shape 2018 are:

Security First

Cyber threats are becoming ever more sophisticated and increasing in volume. In addition, remote working or working across multiple sites and multiple devices, together with an increasing reliance on cloud-based applications, have all served to weaken traditional perimeter-based security.

Traditional firewall technology is no longer enough. Anyone designing or planning a new network deployment in 2018 must adopt a ‘Security First’ mantra, with security being embedded into the network elements and design.

Top Five Cloud Services Predictions 2018

Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud Solutions at Nuvias, takes a look at what’s in store for organizations using the cloud in 2018:

The Rise of AI


2018 will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) drive a transformational change among organizations and impact on cloud use. 

ICT isn’t getting any simpler, and businesses are being forced to move faster as their customers’ requirements become more demanding. This is driving innovation in areas like AI, but automation of past processes won’t be enough to keep up with the “need for speed” in business agility.