What Is Ransomware and Why Is It a Threat?

What Is Ransomware

What Is Ransomware? Ransomware dominated the news cycle this past week with cybercriminals’ attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which resulted in a disrupted gas supply and widespread gas shortages along the East Coast. Let’s define what ransomware really is and explain why it is a threat. Next week, return to this blog. We will help … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Workplace, Part 2

    GUEST BLOG By Daniel Dimov InfoSec Institute In Part I of this two-part blog exploring the pros and cons of social media in the workplace, I explored the advantages of restricting social media access for employees.  In this second part, we explore the disadvantages. Disadvantages of restricting social media access for employees There … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Workplace, Part 1

  GUEST BLOG By Daniel Dimov InfoSec Institute Employees using social networks such as Facebook and Google+ may not only waste a lot of their working time, but also spread viruses on their work computers. Due to this, some employers have implemented security systems designed to closely monitor or restrict, as needed, an employee’s access … Read more

10 Dangerous Risks to Your Server Security

Server security. That’s usually the first thing on the minds of those in the IT world. To keep up with changing technologies, we are constantly changing and improving our security standards, so that we can remain one step ahead of malicious attackers in defending our confidential information. Royce Howard, of Global Knowledge, offers some tips … Read more