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The activereach blog offers education and inspiration in #security and #connectivity. Our aim is to share vital knowledge with business professionals across all functions – so that they can understand the impact of emerging technology trends and gain insight into how these could be adopted in their organisations.

All content is our own, created by our salesteam, support engineers, tech consultants, and directors. We also pick the best of our technology partners’ blogs, re-published with their kind permission. Opinions expressed are the authors’ own. Comments gratefully received at marketing@activereach.net.

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The Rise of Double Ransomware Extortion and How to Protect Against It

Data extortion is not a new tactic for threat actors. Big Game Hunting (BGH) is where actors steal and leak data to force ransom payments.  However, if this threat does not work and the victim does not pay this can result in an additional threat of releasing the data to someone else, usually a competitor – double ransomware extortion.

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How retailers are protecting against cyberattacks in a post pandemic marketplace

Retail is a sector that was quick to react to the pandemic; launching online stores if the retailer did not already have one, or expanding what they were offering online if they already had a store.  This included the addition of features such as curbside pick-up.  It is estimated the pandemic accelerated the shift to online retail by 5 years.

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