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#StopRansomware with a Ransomware Readiness Assessment 

Arraya Insights| December 14, 2022

On December 12, 2022, the FBI and CISA released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) as part of their ongoing #StopRansomware campaign efforts.   This joint advisory highlights the dangers of Cuba ransomware, a group of malicious actors who have reportedly acquired over $60 million in ransoms and have affected more than 100 victims. Note, that this […]

Key Insights from the 2022 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report  

Arraya Insights| October 3, 2022

Released earlier this year, the 2022 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) collected and analyzed 914,547 incidents, 234,638 breaches, and 8.9 TBs of cybersecurity data. This is the 15th annual report, which was first published in 2008 (the same year the first iPhone was released, for context).   As technology has changed drastically since that first […]

How the Changing Eras of Cyber Security Have Led Us to Zero Trust  

Arraya Insights| September 28, 2022

The world of technology revolves around change. As technology reaches new heights, our reliance on all things digital grows. Simultaneously, malicious actors are developing new ways to take advantage of the growing digital landscape and the damage surrounding cyber-attacks has hit record numbers.    The industry’s cyber security approach has grown from preventative to reactive, all […]

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The Email Authentication Trifecta: SPF, DKIM & DMARC 

Javier Barron| July 26, 2022

Regardless of what email platform your organization is operating on, email plays a critical role in your company. It is a recommended best practice to ensure that you’re properly authenticating your email messages. If not addressed your email can be flagged as spam or not be delivered to its desired destination. There are three standards […]

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Safeguard Data & Bolster Incident Response Capabilities with Cohesity FortKnox 

Arraya Insights| July 14, 2022

While cyber attacks in general remain top of mind for IT teams and CIOs, ransomware continues as the true stand out. No security measures are 100% effective in preventing ransomware, which is why we put such a focus on hardening your data backups at Arraya.    Without a secure, fast, and reliable backup system in place, […]

Tabletop Exercises: How These Practice Sessions Improve Your Incident Response Plan & Ready Your Team

Arraya Insights| May 20, 2022

There are two sides to cyber security defenses: prevention and mitigation. While prevention is the first line of defense, a proactive mitigation plan is a realistic necessity in today’s cyber climate.   It’s always best to be on the offense of your cyber security and conducting proactive security assessments can help you. The results of these […]

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Dell Technologies World 2022 Recap: Securing, Managing & Harnessing Your Data

Arraya Insights| May 10, 2022

Dell Tech World 2022 kicked off last week. While virtual events were still offered, over 5,500 people attended in-person in Las Vegas for the first time since 2019. The event offered over 150 breakout sessions, hands-on labs that explored the latest technologies, interactive sessions with Dell’s leading technology experts, and more.   Coming off of Dell’s […]

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Amid Increased Cyber Attacks, It’s Time to Harden Your Backups

Arraya Insights| April 28, 2022

Cyber attacks are a high priority for business owners in today’s climate. As a result, data protection is more important than ever. Backing up data is a fundamental part of a business continuity plan and has an enormous impact on a business’s ability to recover from a disaster, including a ransomware attack. However, the security […]

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Understanding Microsoft 365 Security: Do You Need a 3rd Party to Backup Your Data?

Arraya Insights| March 31, 2022

Microsoft 365 is a suite of office apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, OneDrive, and more. Millions of users from small businesses to large enterprises rely on these apps for both productivity and collaboration tools.   With the recent increase in cyber attacks, specifically ransomware, there’s been discussion surrounding M365 security and whether users should […]

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Watering Hole Attacks Named Top Cyber Threat for 2022: Here’s What You Should Know

Arraya Insights| March 17, 2022

Most of us are familiar with the common cyber attacks that are launched every day. We’re wary of unfamiliar emails and texts to avoid phishing attacks, and we keep our software up to date to prevent malware.   Cyber crime is always evolving as bad actors seek new ways to trick users and overtake your email, […]

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