Tag Archives: ransomware

Types Of Common Malware Attacks

Malware remains a massive security problem, costing companies billions each year to manage, mitigate and remediate. While the term itself is straightforward — malware refers to any software designed to cause harm on a system or device — there are a host of malware types and techniques used by attackers to circumvent defenses and compromise […]

2021 Cyber Trends

While large-scale transitions to our business environments changed in 2020 due to the COVID outbreak and implementation of remote work strategies, we are still forecasting how to create an adaptable security plan for the near future. Many are probably more than ready to move on to 2021 as quickly as possible, while hoping for a […]

OCIE Warns Public Companies, SEC Registrants, Financial Institutions at Risk of Ransomware Attacks

The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) Cybersecurity Risk Alert reported increased ransomware attacks to SEC registrants (broker-dealers, investment advisers, and investment companies) and potentially service providers – especially if they maintain client assets or registrant records. Companies should be aware of the potential risks they face.