Ransomware Attacks: How To Protect Your Enterprise

Ransomware attacks have increased, not only in frequency but in Dollar amounts being demanded as ransom to free data. This means that things are getting worse, not better out there. Attackers are not necessarily targeting you, but you need to be prepared nevertheless. So, what do we do?

BlueKatana recommends that you should never pay ransom to ransomware. Paying the ransom brings more money to the business of ransomware and encourages shady operators to jump into the action. In our opinion, your best bet is to be prepared for whatever could happen; this minimizes your exposure. You should also be able to react fast, reducing your downtime and increasing your success in business continuity. All combined, you can minimize your impact from these types of otherwise catastrophic events.

BlueKatana is a big proponent of prevention, detection, and response. Attackers will not only encrypt your data to extort your enterprise’s money, but they will also steal your data to sell on the Dark Web to maximize profits. So your plan should include a way to recover and actions to prevent these scenarios from happening in the first place.

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InfoSec Rush To Safety Series: Include Your Team

Your company takes security seriously, but is your Company taking your InfoSec Teams’ suggestions seriously? One of the things that 2020 is showing us is that we certainly need to take our InfoSec Pros seriously. Cybercrime and ransomware have particularly risen in the last 6 months and we need to make sure everyone can speak up and eliminate or at least minimize exposure to those risks.

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InfoSec Rush to Safety Series

In light of the pandemic coming to a close sometime in 2021, we expect that some people will start coming back to work to their office locations. This not only imposes a new reality on the overall social aspects, architecture, and office layout but also poses some challenges on the InfoSec front. Over the next few articles, we will be focusing on the upcoming rush to achieve a secure level of compliance.

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Zero Trust Security Model – Explained

In the 1990s

There was no concept of Zero Trust Security Model because it was not needed, the only attack vector was physical access. The majority of computing devices were connected to local networks. LANs were considered secure for several reasons, especially for sitting behind a layer of physical security. Most of the connected devices were desktops and had a network wire sticking out their back panel.

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Cloud RPA services integration

Following up on the previous article RPA Doesn’t Care Who Your Cloud Service Vendor Is a few questions may come to mind when thinking a bit deeper into cloud RPA services integration. Those questions are still related to how third-party cloud services may integrate into your RPA vendor of choice. While the answer is that your RPA cloud vendors can integrate with anything, let’s clarify some of those concerns. Read on for those questions and their corresponding answers.

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The Discovery Process in RPA – Learn the basics

A big part of business continuity is to provide a constant stream of potential projects. This task is called the “Discovery Process.” RPA is no different. In RPA’s context, you will need to discover those new processes. Once a Center of Excellence (CoE) is up and running, the most significant goal they will have is to propose and keep finding processes to automate. Read on to see how the discovery process works in RPA.

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Let’s Talk About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is the general concept that groups different types of electronic security awareness, methodologies, preventive, and reactive actions to protect data you hold, send, and receive. Implemented cybersecurity preventive measures allow you to counter unauthorized access to your data and your Customer’s information. Those attempts can come both from inside and outside of your team and can be intended or unintended.

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Staying Relevant and Competitive

Technology evolves at a much faster pace than we can typically manage. We all have our continuous learning processes. We try to keep current, relevant, and competitive. Some days it feels like we are just trying to drink from a firehose. Staying relevant and competitive is a challenge, but with the right tools, BlueKatana can help your company increase productivity, stay relevant, and become a more efficient competitor in the market.

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