Outages Affect Websites from Spotify to the White House

Posted by - August 30, 2021

Corporate websites have become a must-have for modern organizations.  Corporations, non-profits, and even government bodies maintain websites in order to reach consumers, host information, and provide a means of contact. There are even professionals dedicated to creating content, improving how high a website appears in searches, and maintaining website functionality.  When a website goes down… Read more »

Healthcare’s Struggle with Cybersecurity

Posted by - August 20, 2021

The healthcare industry has become more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic, as the majority of Americans have had to interact with a provider in order to get a coronavirus vaccine, test, or care.  This has resulted in an influx of personal medical information to these institutions. That coincided with a global increase in… Read more »

What is V2X Technology?

Posted by - August 10, 2021

Self-driving cars have become an iconic part of the early 21st century.  Tech companies like Uber, Google, and Apple have all made forays into self-driving vehicles to media fanfare.  Self-driving car company Tesla has a legion of devoted fans, partially due to CEO Elon Musk’s purposeful cultivation of that base, and the stock price to… Read more »

Justice Department to Review Cybersecurity Challenges

Posted by - July 30, 2021

Cyber threats increased dramatically during the coronavirus pandemic.  Individual members of vulnerable populations, small businesses, large corporations, and even the federal governments were hit by major attacks that stole millions of dollars along with sensitive data.  One of the largest, most damaging events to come out of this surge in digital crime was the Solarwinds… Read more »

Filipino Government Suffers Major Data Breach

Posted by - July 20, 2021

Data breaches are devastating for an organization.  Like any cyberattack, a data breach requires an immediate response.  The victim has to identify the scope and scale of the breach, whether it is limited to a data breach or whether other systems were affected, and take steps to prevent further access from the perpetrator.  Some data… Read more »

Are We Ever Going Back to Work?

Posted by - July 10, 2021

Vaccine rollout in the United States is going fairly well.  Some states like Virginia have vaccinated close to 41% of their population, meaning that in some areas, we are halfway to reaching the levels needed for herd immunity. While the pandemic is still ongoing, and precautions are still necessary, many decision makers are looking to… Read more »

Insurance Giant Struck by Ransomware Attack

Posted by - June 30, 2021

For the past year, we’ve been profiling major cyberattacks in order to raise awareness about the increase in cybercrime after 2020.  Businesses have been struggling to balance remote work with the increased security necessary. Some, unable or unwilling to invest in structural security improvements, are instead choosing to take out insurance policies against cyberattacks.  Cyber insurance… Read more »

Cyber Resilience and Data – Centric Security

Posted by - June 20, 2021

2020 shifted the business world’s mindset on a lot of important issues.  Policies about time off, remote work, sick policies, and office communication have all adapted in response to the pressures of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the dramatic global increase in cybercrime, especially ransomware attacks, have created a new pressure on businesses to adapt their… Read more »

5 Common Digital Threat Misconceptions

Posted by - June 10, 2021

With the increase in digital threats and cyber attacks over the past two years, experts are recommending for organizations to take another look at their security protocols.  However, some people are falling prey to common misconceptions about digital threats and cybersecurity and leaving their organization vulnerable as a result.  Here are 5 of the most… Read more »

How Texas Snowstorms Impact Tech Companies Worldwide

Posted by - May 30, 2021

It’s been a cold month in Texas–an Arctic front covered most of the middle and southern American states in snow.  Some parts of the southernmost state received over a foot of icy accumulation, and temperatures fell to single digits.  While areas of the US can handle those conditions, Texas’s infrastructure was drastically unsuited to the… Read more »