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wannacry security attack

WannaCry IT Security Protection Case Study: What You Should Know

The far-reaching WannaCry ransomware attack made international headlines last year when unidentified hackers encrypted the data of more than 200,000 computers in over 150 countries between May 12–14, 2017. Large corporations or tech giants weren’t the only ones targeted. The attack affected an assortment of entities, from financial institutions and hospitals to banks and individuals. Although it only lasted a couple of days, the effects were long lasting—and so were the lessons learned.

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Cybersecurity 101: Protecting the Medical Practice in an Evolving Threat Landscape

Today, it’s not just large corporations (and infamous breach victims) like Target and Sony who are at risk of breaches or cyber attacks; it’s everyone. The perpetrators aren’t so much setting their sights on one company and trying to get in as they are automating their systems to find and exploit vulnerabilities and execute phishing schemes. What’s so scary is that small practices and organizations now also find themselves in the crosshairs.

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Network Security

New Ransomware Threat Spreading via Email

A new variant of ransomware referred to as Locky has been identified by Symantec.

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