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Understanding who's who in the cyber zoo...

Cyber security risks keeps changing and developing. Who do you really need to be concerned about? Pascal Geenens, director of threat intelligence at Radware, provides a helpful summary of who’s who in the cyber threat landscape.

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The cloud: are you sure you have fully assessed the risks?

Cloud usage is becoming increasingly widespread across organizations of all sizes; but at the same time cybercriminals are also paying a lot of attention to the opportunities that cloud offers them. Tony Beveridge highlights some potential cloud risks you may not have thought of…

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Ransomware attacks continued to surge in Q3 2021

SonicWall recorded a 148 percent increase in global ransomware attacks through the third quarter of 2021. With 470 million ransomware attacks logged by the company this year to date, 2021 will be the most costly and dangerous year on record.

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Survey highlights long recovery times associated with ransomware

Osirium Technologies plc has shared findings from the latest Osirium Ransomware Index which highlights that ransomware recoveries are taking a week or more in many impacted organizations. Across the 1001 UK IT managers surveyed, 39 percent estimated it would take a week for their business to recover from an attack

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Eliminating weak links in the chain of high availability

This article by Dave Bermingham will dig beneath the surface of application high availability, looking at the cloud servers, storage, network, and other related infrastructure components to help readers identify and eliminate weak links in the chain that ensures high availability.

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