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The Top 8 Security Fails to Avoid to #BeCyberSmart

Arraya Insights| October 5, 2021

Cyber Security Awareness Month was launched in 2004 by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Since then, this topic has become even more important as cyber-attacks continue to surge in recent years. A combination of our growing reliance on technology, the worldwide pandemic, and lucrative ransom demands are contributing to this increase.   Continued education and awareness are key […]

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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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Arraya Insights Vodcast: Episode 4

Arraya Insights| May 18, 2021

Episode 4: A Candid Conversation with Cohesity’s Field CTOs On this episode of the Arraya Insights Vodcast, our panel welcomes special guests, Chris Colotti and Jon Hildebrand, Cohesity Field CTOs, to tackle a wide range of topics including the cloud, backup and recovery, ransomware, and more. Prefer an audio format? Subscribe to our Arraya Insights […]

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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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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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Cyber Insurance Gap May Leave Merck Hanging After NotPetya

Arraya Insights| December 10, 2019

During the summer of 2017, pharmaceutical giant Merck was one of countless companies, around the world hit by the most devastating cyber-attack in history: NotPetya. Initially masquerading as ransomware, NotPetya turned out to be far worse: a strain of malware designed to destroy systems rather than hold them hostage. The toll NotPetya inflicted on Merck […]

Why Phishing Campaigns Succeed - And How to Fight Back

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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Arraya Insights Radio: Cyber Security Incidents: An Audio Survival Guide 

Arraya Insights| May 9, 2019

Arraya Insights Radio Episode 15: Cyber Security Incidents: An Audio Survival Guide Cyber Security incidents have become dangerously common. There’s plenty of research supporting that statement, but perhaps the most meaningful proof can be found by scanning recent industry headlines. On this episode of Arraya Insights Radio, we speak to two of our in-house security experts: […]

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