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REvil Ransomware Breach Targets Jack Daniel’s Parent Brown-Forman — Steals 1 TB of Data

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The REvil ransomware cyber gang claims to have attacked Brown-Forman, the owner of Jack Daniel’s and other popular liquor brands. The sophisticated ransomware gang claims to be holding 1TB of Brown-Forman corporate data for ransom, including employee information, pledging to leak the data in batches if the company does not respond to its demands. Brown-Forman has released few details about the attack, and claims “There are no active negotiations.”

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Here’s How to Kickstart Your Data Protection Strategy

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Many business leaders associate data protection with cyberattacks. Mainly, due to the alarming news stories that continue to surface—from the WannaCry ransomware attack that spread across 150 countries to Equifax’s massive breach that affected as many as 147.9 million consumers. Luckily, media coverage for these incidents has spurred much-needed awareness for data security.  However, cyberattacks are just one concern when it …

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Top Takeaways from 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigation [Report]

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As the number of threats and security breaches continue to grow, protecting your business from a cyber-attack takes a conscientious and sustained effort. Cybercriminals are expanding their forces and the assaults are becoming more sophisticated every day. If you aren’t fully engaged in your cyber security efforts you could be vulnerable. Do you know the biggest threats to your cyber …

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4 Digital Transformation Challenges IT Departments Will Face In 2018

In CIO/IT by Daniel NewmanLeave a Comment

IT departments are no stranger to difficulty in this tech age. 2018 is shaping up to be a year of digital transformation challenges, business strategy advancement, and the customer experience. All of that, plus new regulations (here’s looking at you, GDPR) and expectations, the IT department might as well hunker down and prepare for the future. You might be used …