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FTC Warning to Companies: Address Log4j Security Flaw or Face Consequences

Arraya Insights| January 11, 2022

In the last week or so, there has been constant talk of the recently discovered Log4j vulnerability. This bug in computer code, which affected nearly every major software company, is considered one of the worst vulnerabilities discovered in recent history. CISA director, Jen Easterly, warned that this is the most serious security flaw she’s seen in her career.   CISA outlined that Log4j is “broadly used in […]

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Arraya Insights Vodcast: Cyber Security Analysis - Lessons Learned from the Log4j Vulnerability and 2022 Predictions

Arraya Insights| December 22, 2021

In this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel discusses the impact and early lessons from the Log4j vulnerability. They dive into risk management and responsibility, cloud security, tactics to defend against attacks, and more – then wrap up with cyber security predictions for 2022. Hosted by Scott Brion, Director, Cyber Security, this episode’s […]

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Hackers Are Ready to Go This Holiday Season: Here’s What You Can Do

Arraya Insights| December 7, 2021

As always, the holidays have crept up and are now in full swing. Folks are busy working to close out the end of the year, finish their holiday shopping, and, hopefully, host safe gatherings with friends and family. While this time of year brings so much to look forward to, the rush of the season can lead many to let their guard down.   With several industries still feeling the […]

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Microsoft Warning: FoggyWeb Malware Targets Active Directory FS Servers

Arraya Insights| November 16, 2021

Cyber-crime has dangerously increased in recent years. Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the average ransomware demand increased from $5,000 in 2018 to $200,000 in 2020. This year, we saw the largest ever ransomware payout by an insurance company at $40 million. The onslaught of cyber-attacks continues to evolve with recent strikes on global IT chains […]

Microsoft Ignite 2021 Round Up: Hybrid Work, Remote Collaboration, & Security

Arraya Insights| November 11, 2021

While we were already on the forefront of digital transformation, the pandemic pushed us forward much faster than anticipated. From the Metaverse to new Teams collaboration tools, Microsoft Ignite 2021 – held virtually November 2-4, 2021 – had several exciting announcements that will enhance remote collaboration, all while focusing on security.   Overall, Microsoft is working to better integrate its […]

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Prepping for Cloud Security in 2022: Is Your Business Ready?

Arraya Insights| November 9, 2021

While advancements in technology can make significant improvements in our daily lives, they also increase the attack surface for hackers. Today, everyone has become a target and cyber criminals know they’re on a lucrative track. As long as there’s money in it for them, they’re not slowing down anytime soon.   Implementing new technology has become vital for […]

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4 Reasons Multi-Factor Authentication is One of the Most Important Security Practices to Implement

Arraya Insights| October 19, 2021

Technology continues to infiltrate our lives in new ways. With every advancement in technology, new cyber threats follow. While many of these advancements impact our lives for the better, they also open another door for a potential cyber vulnerability.   As we move into the end of the year, there are high hopes for better times ahead. […]

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Arraya Insights Vodcast: A Proactive Approach to Cloud Security - Getting to Know Lacework

Arraya Insights| October 6, 2021

On this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel welcomes special guests, Tim Chase, Field CTO, and Alain Lubin, Channel Sales Engineer, from Lacework. The discussion covers a wide range of topics including threat detection and response, M&A security challenges, and Lacework’s unique approach to cloud security. Hosted by Chuck Kiessling, Senior Director, Presales […]

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How the Dangers of Ransomware are Changing the Cyber Insurance Landscape

Arraya Insights| September 15, 2021

While cyber threats date back decades, 2021 saw an unprecedented increase. Ransomware attacks are leaving victims with financial consequences like we’ve never seen before. Even the U.S. government is stepping in to help improve the nation’s cyber security posture. Meanwhile, the relatively new cyber insurance industry is grappling with unprecedented demand, increased claims payouts, and […]

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The White House Addresses Ransomware: 6 Security Practices to Implement Now

Arraya Insights| September 7, 2021

The 2020’s have been off to a tumultuous start. As the COVID-19 pandemic battles on, another pandemic has been riding its wave. Industries of all types have been feeling the effects of increased cyber-attacks, specifically related to ransomware, and there are no signs that these attacks will slow anytime soon.   Ransomware is commonly spread through phishing scams, in which a malicious actor tricks the […]

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