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.more →
Those of you that are frequent readers of our blogs will know that we often talk about what a prime target financial services are for cyber crime. According to Forbes, cyberattacks cost financial institutions more to address than in any other industries.
In this blog we are going to look at why financial services need micro-segmentation.more →
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.more →
Software as a Service (SaaS) continues to grow at a rapid pace as businesses look to take advantage of the flexibility and economy offered by the cloud. According to Gartner’s forecast of Worldwide Public Cloud Revenue, spending on cloud application services is projected to increase to more than $151 billion by 2022.more →
Cyber Crime on the Rise
It will come as no surprise to learn that cybercrime is on the rise. And although a recent report from Hiscox1, compiled in collaboration with research firm Forrester, suggests that we are becoming better equipped to deal with the attacks, the losses associated with the attacks are still rising.more →
Digital Transformation Offsets the Negative Effect on IT Spending due to COVID-19.
Gartner forecasts that Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.9 trillion in 2021, an increase of 6.2% from 2020. This is a reversal of the decline in spending of 3.2% seen in 2020 as CIOs prioritized spending on “mission-critical” technology and services at the start of the pandemic.more →
Fabb Furniture is the leading regional furniture and carpet retailer in the UK with an established base in the East of England where it has traded for over 40 years.
With 22 sites defined requiring protection, visibility and control of their network, activereach proposed Cisco Umbrella as the solution.more →