Krebs: Ransomware Getting More Targeted, Expensive

Krebs:  Ransomware Getting More Targeted, Expensive

Editor’s note:  The following is an excerpt of a recent blog by Brian Krebs that first appeared in KrebsonSecurity.com. Krebs is an investigative journalist, founder of Krebs on Security, and a former Washington Post reporter with a passion for computer security. He will be the opening keynote speaker at CSX 2016 North America, which takes place [...]

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Annual Ron Knode Service Award Recipients

Cloud Security Alliance Announces Annual Ron Knode Service Award Recipients

Contributions from Six Dedicated Individual CSA Volunteers Recognized in Honor of the Late CSA Member and Volunteer Contributor Ron Knode SAN JOSE, CA – CSA Congress US – September 15, 2016 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure [...]

EFSS Spreads Ransomware; Endpoint Backup Guarantees Recovery

EFSS Spreads Ransomware; Endpoint Backup Guarantees Recovery

One of the objections I’m hearing more and more is, “Why do I need backup when I have Microsoft OneDrive for Business (or Google Drive, Box or Dropbox for Business)?” On the surface, it may seem like endpoint backup isn’t needed because with an enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) tool, a copy of the [...]

Always Check the Boxes!

Always Check the Boxes!

“Don’t just check the box!” Chances are you have said or heard this phrase at some point in your career. In case you are not familiar with the term, it refers to a mechanical, “bare minimum” way of doing things. Sometimes it means simply not being creative in your approach. As I will explain, checking [...]