In the year ahead, adversaries certainly will continue to refine their tradecraft, becoming even more sophisticated and brazen in their cyber campaigns.
Posts Tagged: ransomware
Here are three ways agencies can prepare for and avoid ransomware attacks disrupting their product and service delivery to constituents.
Agencies could pay a steep price, literally, if they do not secure the growing volume of data at the edge of the network.
Many people have either seen too many headlines about attacks, or they still feel embarrassed about falling for last month’s phishing email.
Ransomware is evolving, but so can your security awareness and preparedness.
Ransomware is a malicious software that is increasingly frightening to federal, state and local agencies – and the citizens they serve – nationwide.
Among other strategies, cyber experts say agencies need to double-down on cyber training, since end-users continue to be the weakest link in cyber defenses.
Does your government agency have an incident response plan? If so, how often do you review it or ideally practice it? Let’s review some of the obvious and some of the less well-known benefits of prioritizing the planning and testing of IR plans.
Like lethal strikes carried out by the Serengetti’s deadly predators, ransomware attacks often unfold quickly, stealthily and with great harm to victims. That’s because beasts of prey, whether equipped with claw and fang or malicious malware, exploit a pack’s weakest links. They prey on the careless and the naive, the ones who stray from theRead… Read more »
A cybersecurity expert highlighted three methods that are key to ransomware protection: exploit blocking, machine learning and indicators of attack.