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What To Expect When You’ve Been Hit With Avaddon Ransomware

What To Expect When You’ve Been Hit With Avaddon Ransomware

Avaddon ransomware is a Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) that combines encryption with data theft and extortion. Avaddon has been around since 2019 but has become more prominent and aggressive since June 2020. “Affiliates” or customers of the service have been observed deploying Avaddon to a wide range of targets in multiple countries, often through malicious spam and …

Protecting Your Inbox From Phishing Impersonation

Advanced, targeted phishing scams that impersonate well-known brands or VIPs within an organization are a big problem for security teams to deal with. Advanced, targeted phishing scams that impersonate well-known brands or VIPs within an organization are a big problem for security teams to deal to deal with. This type of phishing scam is referred …

How to Stay Protected Against Ransomware

Businesses large and small are under threat from increasingly aggressive and brutal ransomware attacks. Loss of access to critical files, followed by a demand for payment, can cause massive disruption to an organization’s productivity. But what does a typical attack look like? What security solutions should be in place to give the best possible defense? …

Optimizing Breach Prevention: Stop Them Before They Get In 

In sports, there is a saying that if the opponent cannot score, they cannot win. A similar sentiment works for cybersecurity: If the attacker cannot penetrate your organization, they cannot compromise it. Taking that a step further, the most effective way to eliminate the possibility of a breach escalating into a business-threatening attack is to …

Data Deduplication Best Practices for Hybrid Workforce

Data hygiene, from a hybrid workforce perspective, aims at the structuring of information and the elimination of dirty data from your network. It involves the implementation of sound policies to check records for accuracy and the removal of errors. Data hygiene is vital for businesses because if you base your decisions on dirty data, it …

What is Cyber Threat Hunting?

Cyber threat hunting is a proactive security search through networks, endpoints, and datasets to hunt malicious, suspicious, or risky activities that have evaded detection by existing tools such as anti-virus or endpoint detect and respond tools.  Cyber threat hunting is a more aggressive approach than threat detection in the regard that it assumes a breach …

Why Security Awareness Training Is Essential for Backups

According to IBM’s 2020 Cost of Data Breach Report, human error causes nearly 25 percent of data breaches, meaning that a negligent employee can become a tangible threat to your business’ invaluable data. Your business’ security program must start with your employees and strong security policies rather than entirely depending on your IT team or …

How to Defend and Invest Your Technology Strategy for 2022

How are we here in 2022 already? 2021 went very fast…. The start of a new year is always a good time to think about what you want to achieve with your business. As the captain of the ship, it’s your job to set the destination, and course-correct along the way. February is a big …

Why Your Business Needs a Data Security Policy

Data Security Versus Data Privacy A well-crafted data security policy is critical to protecting your organization’s data from unauthorized access. It is important to understand the difference between data security and data privacy to develop a clearly defined data security policy. Data security is the process of securing sensitive information, such as company and customer …

5 Tips to Manage IT Compliance

Managed Compliance as a service is offered by managed service providers (MSPs) to help organizations like yours meet compliance requirements. Here at Total Secure Technology, we make IT Compliance efficient and hassle-free.  There are many key advantages to outsourcing your compliance requirements to a service provider. A few of those benefits include:  Reducing Legal Complications When an expert …