Tag: ransomware

News and information from the Advent IM team.

UK Firms Least Likely to Pay Ransom Globally

Two-fifths of UK firms have been hit by ransomware over the past year, and although they were the least likely to pay a ransom globally, those that did paid out some of the highest sums, according to CrowdStrike. Read via InfoSecurityMag

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PODCAST: ‘Sophisticated’ attacks with Mike and Craig

Mike Gillespie and Craig Moan discuss the tendency to label every security event as a sophisticated attack and the impact that has on the understanding of both how prevalent serious attacks are and the need for  effective communication skills in security. https://www.advent-im.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Complex-attacks-v0.1-online-audio-converter.com_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS

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PODCAST: The one about Ransomware

Ransomware continues to grow but there have been changes over the last couple of years and the success of this type of attack has had an impact on entire cities and public services. Mike and Ellie talk about the impact of ransomware on business supply chains and critical national infrastructure and what effect the pandemic […]

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#5minSecurityread: Ransomware. The only solution.

Thank you to Head of Client Development, Derek Willins for this 5 minute read One day you realise with horror that your files and computers have been blocked. Nothing works. A message appears, it says everything is encrypted, and you have 2 days to pay a ransom in bitcoin before it deletes everything.  What do […]

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