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Cyber security CEO predicts that smaller companies will be a large target for attacks in 2021

Working from home policies, whilst necessary to curtail COVID-19, have exposed smaller enterprises to a level of sophisticated cyber attack ordinarily reserved for large multi-nationals and the impact will lead to a further sharp rise in data breaches, according to Dave Waterson, CEO at security protection software company, SentryBay.

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New research finds aggressive US growth in ransomware, reductions elsewhere

SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers have published third-quarter threat intelligence collected by the company’s more than 1 million global security sensors. Year-to-date findings through to the end of September 2020 highlight regional variations in ransomware usage trends, while overall malware volume declined for the third consecutive quarter.

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Immutable storage subversion attacks can present a severe threat to backup data says Asigra

Asigra, Inc., has released a statement emphasizing the ‘importance of cybersecurity-enabled backup and recovery with software integrated step-up multi-factor authentication (‘Deep MFA’)’. The company says that this is increasingly important as immutability storage subversion attacks expose corporate backup repositories to hackers

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