As more and more businesses move their operations online, the need for robust cybersecurity measures has never been greater. However, many employees are still unfamiliar with many cybersecurity terms. Here are some of the most commonly used terms in IT security.
A short guide to IT security lingo
Kaseya Ransomware Update
Following up to our July 6th Blog Post.
The total number of Kaseya customers affected remains about the same as our last post.
Kaseya has unfortuantly decided to delay the patch release until July 11th for their VSA software.
Kaseya Ransomware Strike
As you may have heard in the news over the 4th of July weekend, a very widely used tool by Managed Service Providers, including us, called Kaseya VSA was the focus of a ransomware attack on MSP's clients.
Similar to the recent Solarwinds and NinjaRMM attacks in which tools used by IT professionals are used to target the victims, but fortunately the scale here is much smaller and less impactful.
Top IT security terms everyone should know
It’s every business user’s responsibility to protect their computers and data from cyberattacks. The good news is that you don’t need to be an IT security expert to keep them safe. You can start increasing your knowledge by learning some of these basic cybersecurity terms.
Here are some ransomware decryptor sites you should keep handy
Ransomware is on the rise, but falling victim to one is not the end of the world. You can try some of these ransomware decryptors and maybe one of them will work. These are especially useful against automated “zombie” ransomware types.
The state of ransomware in 2021 so far
Businesses need to deal with ransomware both from outside and within.
No ransom: A place for free decryption
Although a ransomware attack may seem targeted, you’re not the only one who’s been infected. Ransomware is spreading at an alarming rate, and the further it goes, the more resources are allocated to fighting it. If your data is held hostage, refer to this list of free decryptors you can use.
9 Cybersecurity terms you need to know
Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility. But you don’t need to be an IT expert to know how to protect yourself from a cyberattack. To help you get started, here are helpful terms you need to know so you’re not left in the dark, whether you’re teaching yourself how to update your anti-malware, updating your systems, or consulting your tech support.
Every business needs an MSP for cybersecurity
Businesses can no longer afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of the budget, not with cyberattacks targeting any business regardless of size, strict security, and privacy regulations surrounding data. Businesses with a small or limited budget have the advantage of partnering with a managed IT services provider (MSP) for their cybersecurity needs.
Stop ransomware with virtualization
Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts your data and makes it impossible to access unless you pay a ransom. While it may appear to be difficult to stop, you should never give in to the hacker’s demands. Before you end up being a victim of ransomware, protect yourself with virtual disaster recovery (DR) solutions.
Fighting ransomware with virtualization
Ransomware takes your data hostage and demands a payment for its recovery. While it may seem like there’s no other choice but to pay the ransom, you should never give in to the hacker’s demands. Before the next wave of ransomware comes around, it’s important to protect your business with virtual disaster recovery solutions.