Double Extortion Ransomware Attacks

It’s no secret that cybercriminals are constantly trying to improve their methods of targeting victims. As a result, they have also come up with more creative ways of extorting money from their victims. The most common variants of ransomware these days attack the users by asking for payment in exchange for unlocking files and restoring …

What is a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack?

A distributed denial-of-service attack, or DDoS attack, is when hackers use multiple computers or bots to send requests to a website simultaneously. This overload causes legitimate users who try to access the site to have trouble and slow it down. If you’re a website owner and your visitors can’t get through on one page or …

Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) 

UCaaS is a cloud-based communication platform that gives businesses the ability to have unified communications with their employees. It’s essentially a virtual communication system, and it’s ideal for small businesses who need an easy-to-use solution to communicate with their employees but don’t have the resources or staff to maintain a traditional phone system. With UCaaS, …

Zero Trust: A Model for More Effective Security

Forrester Research analyst John Kindervag came up with the zero trust network model in 2010 while a principal analyst at the firm. It is now twelve years later that corporate leaders worldwide are increasingly embracing zero trust as the technologies that facilitate it reaches the mainstream. The pressure to protect enterprise systems and data increases, …

How to Prepare your Business for Cyber Attacks Resulting from Russia Ukraine Crisis

A new era of cyberwarfare For many years, Russia has been known to harbour malicious actors who undertake endless cyber Attacks on North American digital property.  From industrial plants, medical facilities and education institutions, nothing of off limits for these highly skilled, rogue operators.  Even after instructions from Russian government to handover any cybercriminals these …

Onedrive Security Features & Review

Onedrive Security Features & Review Does Onedrive come with reliable security? All Onedrive users are extended both two factor authentication and also the ability to access Personal Vault which will further safeguard data with a variety of settings for added protection.  Encryption is offered to all users but it’s not considered impenetrable as data transfer …