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Article: What Happens When Your Small Business Is Hacked

As cyber-attacks continue to sweep across the globe, the pressure is also increasing for IT providers and security professionals to keep security measures a top priority. An article on Entrepreneur explores the consequences of falling victim to a data breach and ways to prepare for one in the event it were to occur.  While you …

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Article: What Happens When Your Small Business Is Hacked

As cyber-attacks continue to sweep across the globe, the pressure is also increasing for IT providers and security professionals to keep security measures a top priority. An article on Entrepreneur explores the consequences of falling victim to a data breach and ways to prepare for one in the event it were to occur.  While you …

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56% of healthcare organizations see employees as their greatest threat to IT security

A recent survey conducted by Netwrix found that although healthcare organizations understand the importance of protecting patient information, they often fall short on improving their security measures. An article on PR Newswire explores the findings of the Netwrix survey. The survey included responses from IT professionals across various industries, including healthcare. Where are healthcare organizations …

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56% of healthcare organizations see employees as their greatest threat to IT security

A recent survey conducted by Netwrix found that although healthcare organizations understand the importance of protecting patient information, they often fall short on improving their security measures. An article on PR Newswire explores the findings of the Netwrix survey. The survey included responses from IT professionals across various industries, including healthcare. Where are healthcare organizations …

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Cyberattack Costs New York Hospital Nearly $10 million

Erie County Medical Center in New York fell victim to a ransomware attack in April, leaving the hospital with the decision to pay the ransom and potentially recover their data or lose their encrypted files to a cybercriminal. The cyberattack, which took down over 6,000 computers had a ransom demand of $30,000 dollars (24 bitcoins …

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Cyberattack Costs New York Hospital Nearly $10 million

Erie County Medical Center in New York fell victim to a ransomware attack in April, leaving the hospital with the decision to pay the ransom and potentially recover their data or lose their encrypted files to a cybercriminal. The cyberattack, which took down over 6,000 computers had a ransom demand of $30,000 dollars (24 bitcoins …

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New Strain of Ransomware Hits Michigan Hospital

A hospital in Michigan is feeling the pressure after suffering a ransomware attack earlier this month. On July 5th, Caro Community Hospital, Caro Medical Clinic and Caro Quick Care lost access to their phones, email services and patient records as a result of the ransomware attack. According to CEO Marc Augsburger, the ransom note accompanying …

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Data breaches happen to both small and large businesses

It is no secret that despite increased awareness of data breaches around the globe, businesses continue to fall victim to cybercriminals exploiting their weak security measures. An article on Small Business Computing explores data breaches and how the size of the business doesn’t matter to criminals seeking confidential information. Large corporations are often thought to …

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Data breaches happen to both small and large businesses

It is no secret that despite increased awareness of data breaches around the globe, businesses continue to fall victim to cybercriminals exploiting their weak security measures. An article on Small Business Computing explores data breaches and how the size of the business doesn’t matter to criminals seeking confidential information. Large corporations are often thought to …

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Cyberattack Forces West Virginia Hospital to Scrap Its Computer Systems

  As another detrimental cyberattack, coined NotPetya, wreaks havoc across the globe, organizations are hoping their security measures are enough to keep them from falling victim. Unfortunately for Princeton Community Hospital in West Virginia, their security measures were not enough, resulting in NotPetya destroying their entire computer network. An article on Fox Business explains the …

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