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

Arraya Insights 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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Sunburst/Solorigate Aftermath: 4 Lessons Learned from the SolarWinds Breach

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 21, 2020

Organizations everywhere are only just beginning to come to terms with the Sunburst/Solorigate compromise. Even at this stage, it’s clear the backdoor into SolarWinds’ Orion network monitoring and management platform represents one of the most substantial cyber security breaches in recent memory. SolarWinds’ client list reads like a who’s who of the public and private […]

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

Arraya Insights 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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Coronavirus Scams: 9 Keys to Protecting Your Organization and Users

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| April 20, 2020

Cyber scammers love a crisis and the current coronavirus outbreak is no exception. As employers and employees alike struggle to find their way in this new (and hopefully short-lived) reality, criminals are finding that business is booming. Fear and uncertainty are tools of their trade and both are, sadly, in ample supply. Compounding the problem […]

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Staying Safe in the Cloud: 6 Must-Have Conversations

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| December 12, 2019

Cloud has dominated technology conversations in recent years, a trend which shows no signs of reversing come the new year. In its 2020 State of IT Report, Spiceworks projects that hosted/cloud-based services will command nearly 29% of organizational IT budgets next year, a figure on par with 2019 totals. With organizations continuing to spend big […]

Why Phishing Campaigns Succeed - And How to Fight Back

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| September 25, 2019

Here’s an encouraging stat: Nearly all (99%) of email-based threats like phishing are totally harmless in and of themselves. In order to become dangerous, they require some type of user interaction, whether that’s clicking on a link, opening an attachment, etc. Yet, email remains a highly popular and lucrative attack vector. In fact, phishing ranks […]

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Overconfidence and 7 Other Deadly SMB Cyber Security Sins

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| July 20, 2018

A gap seems to be forming between what businesses believe about their cyber resiliency and the reality of the situation. Actually, calling it a gap may be underselling it. In its report titled Cyber Security: Can Overconfidence Lead to an Extinction Event?, Solar Winds found 87% of businesses rate their cyber security defenses as “average or […]

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Arraya Insights Radio: Building & Maintaining the Best Security Operations Center for Your Business

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 30, 2018

 Arraya Insights Radio Episode 6: Building & Maintaining the Best Security Operations Center for Your Business This month on Arraya Insights Radio, our podcast team explores the increasingly mainstream phenomenon that is cyber crime. In addition to covering some of the biggest recent headlines generated by the topic, our team also looks at the […]

Cisco Releases 2018 Cyber Security Report: 6 Things You Need to Know

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| March 13, 2018

One of the most effective weapons today’s IT security professionals have at their disposal is knowledge – and there is plenty of that packed within the pages of Cisco’s 2018 Annual Cyber Security Report. This year’s report includes insights gleaned from Cisco’s own threat experts, from those of its partners, and from roughly 3600 professionals representing more […]

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Cyber Attackers Hope to Upstage Athletes with Olympic-Sized Hack

Arraya Insights Arraya Insights| February 21, 2018

The Olympics provide the world’s best athletes with an incomparable platform upon which to show off their skills and, this year, they’ve proven an irresistible target for hackers eager to do the same. In fact, according to new evidence, the efforts to hack the Pyeongchang games were ramping up long before the first medal was […]

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