36% of breached critical infrastructure organizations have paid off ransomware

May 20th, 2024 Posted by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology, Telemarketing 0 thoughts on “36% of breached critical infrastructure organizations have paid off ransomware”

“Many organizations pay cyber-ransom without realizing the consequences and impact of their decision.”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

In a troubling trend, a recent study cited by securityinfowatch.com found that 36% of breached critical infrastructure organizations have succumbed to ransomware demands, paying off cybercriminals to regain control of their systems. This staggering statistic underscores the increasing vulnerability of essential services and other critical organizations to sophisticated cyber-attacks. The implications are vast, affecting the targeted organizations and the millions who rely on their uninterrupted operation. As ransomware tactics evolve, critical infrastructure entities must bolster their defenses and develop robust response strategies.

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8 Lessons on Flood Crisis Communications

May 13th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “8 Lessons on Flood Crisis Communications”

“Floods can be devastating; if you’re not prepared, you’ll be up a creek without a paddle!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Frequent, effective crisis communication is paramount with climate change-induced disasters on the rise. Floods are among the most devastating natural calamities that can impact your business and demand swift and clear communication strategies. In a recent article, “8 Lessons on Flood Crisis Communications,” from securityinfowatch.com, experts dissect key takeaways from real-life flood scenarios, offering invaluable insights for emergency responders, public officials, and communication professionals. From leveraging social media to coordinating with local authorities, these lessons underscore the critical role of proactive and transparent communication in managing flood crises.

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New Physical Security System Cyber Guidance

May 6th, 2024 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “New Physical Security System Cyber Guidance”

“If you haven’t heard, fortifying your physical security system against cyber threats is mission-critical!”

Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice and Data

Looking to fortify your physical security system against cyber threats? Look no further! Integrating physical security measures with robust cyber security guidance is imperative in a rapidly evolving digital landscape. This short piece by Ray Bernard, PSP, CHS-III for securityinfowatch.com, probes the innovative strategies and technologies designed to safeguard your infrastructure from potential breaches. Stay ahead of the curve and ensure comprehensive asset protection with these cutting-edge insights.

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The 6 Spots to Never Install a Home Security Camera

April 29th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Technology 0 thoughts on “The 6 Spots to Never Install a Home Security Camera”

“System design and camera placement are critical to effectively and legally keeping your home and family safe.”

Glenn Baruck, DigiTek Security

Home security and peace of mind in protecting our families continue to live at the forefront of the minds of many homeowners. In our security-focused universe, where home (and business) security cameras have become ubiquitous, it’s crucial to carefully consider their placement to ensure both security and privacy. A recent article by Tyler Lacoma for cnet.com explores the often-overlooked issue of where not to place home security cameras. From sensitive areas within your home to legally restricted zones, Lacoma provides valuable insights into safeguarding your security system’s effectiveness without compromising on privacy or legality.

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What is Digital Identity Theft? How to Spot, React and Report it

April 17th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “What is Digital Identity Theft? How to Spot, React and Report it”

“Digital identity theft can be devastating. Knowing how to spot and prevent it is imperative.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

As we continue toward increased digital dependency, safeguarding our online identity is more crucial than ever. But what exactly is digital identity theft, and how does it threaten our security? This comprehensive guide by the team at bitdefender.com explores the depths of digital identity theft, its various forms, and its devastating impacts on individuals and businesses. If you are concerned with the integrity of your personal or business information, dive in and learn about the complexities of this pervasive cyber threat and discover essential tips to protect yourself in the digital realm.

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Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert

April 8th, 2024 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Why Hacker Tactics Are Shifting To Cookie Theft: Expert”

“Don’t look now, but hackers are getting fat off your cookies, too!”

Glenn Baruck, eDot

As online security measures continue to evolve, so do the tactics employed by bad actors and hackers. As digital privacy is increasingly paramount to business and our personal lives, cybercriminals constantly adapt their strategies to bypass security protocols. One such technique gaining traction among hackers is the theft of cookies, a seemingly innocuous element of browsing that can harbor sensitive information. In this article by Senior Editor Kyle Alspach for crn.com, we explore the reasons behind this shift in hacker tactics and the implications for individuals and organizations.

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