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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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Arraya Insights Vodcast Episode 5: Tales from the CryptoLocker

Arraya Insights| July 1, 2021

In this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel looks at the cyber threat landscape. Specifically, they delve into ransomware, cyber security preparedness, incident response, cyber insurance and more. Hosted by Chuck Kiessling, Senior Director, Presales Solutions, this episode’s panel includes Scott Brion (Director, Cyber Security), Mike Piekarski (Enterprise Security Architect), and Keith Wood […]

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What 2020 Taught Us About Cyber Security In Education

Arraya Insights| April 1, 2021

It’ll likely be some time before the full story of how COVID-19 has impacted K-12 education is written. However, researchers have at least begun to understand the pandemic’s effects on school districts from a cyber security perspective. It’ll come as no surprise that the threat landscape they faced in 2020 looked very different than those […]

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More Efficient and More Secure? Inside Microsoft’s Evolving Cyber Security Catalog

Arraya Insights| March 23, 2021

Change is in the air for Microsoft’s cyber security portfolio. Beginning at last fall’s all-virtual Ignite conference, the company embraced a mission to help organizations more efficiently navigate and deploy its security catalog. We reached out to our in-house Microsoft experts to learn more about these changes and what they could mean for organizations eager […]

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How Florida Town’s Cyber Security Near ‘Nightmare Scenario’ Can Inspire Positive Change

Arraya Insights| February 19, 2021

We usually measure cyberattacks in terms of records accessed or data lost, but the consequences could have been far more severe for one Florida town after hackers targeted its water treatment facility. Fortunately, the town avoided a “nightmare scenario.” Still, as one local official put it, the incident served as a reminder of the realities […]

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Ransomware isn’t Going Away - Make it Less of a Threat with Dell EMC PowerProtect Cyber Recovery

Arraya Insights| February 5, 2021

If there’s one technology topic most of us probably would have liked to leave back in 2020, it’s ransomware. Given how lucrative the technology has become, it’s doubtful cyber criminals will be open to the idea of letting it fade from headlines anytime soon. Whether they’re able to keep up last year’s pace, in which […]

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Arraya Insights Vodcast: Episode 2

Arraya Insights| December 23, 2020

“Episode 2: The Technologies that Defined 2020 (and What’s to Come in 2021)” On this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, we look back at some of the technologies that helped shape a year like no other. Then, we look ahead to the next crop of solutions and advances heading our way in 2021. Meet […]

2 Ways Attackers Have Tweaked Ransomware to Make it Even More Effective

Arraya Insights| December 16, 2020

The ransomware playbook used to be fairly straightforward. Attackers would gain access to an organization’s data, lock it down, make their demands, and then wait to see if the bitcoin would roll in. And roll in it did. Ransomware has become a multi-billion dollar industry, one with an alarmingly low barrier to entry thanks to […]

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Ransomware Attacks Spike Against Healthcare Facilities: How to Keep Yours Safe

Arraya Insights| December 14, 2020

Already bracing for a potentially long winter due to spiking COVID-19 cases, those in the healthcare industry could soon be forced to fight a battle on a different front. Last month, a trio of government agencies warned of “an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.” This comes as multiple institutions […]

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