News for May 2017

Security? What Security? Four Million Stolen Data Records Everyday

 Posted date: May 26, 2017

Nearly 1.4 billion data records were stolen by hackers or lost during 2016, almost double the number of what was comprised the previous year, according to figures published in Gemalto’s Breach Level Index Report for 2016.   This number is on ...

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Microsoft Office 365 Outage and How to be Prepared

 Posted date: May 19, 2017

A 17 hour intermittent Microsoft Office 365 outage that prevented some customers from accessing their OneDrive accounts back in March, coupled with two hours of Outlook.com login problems, is driving home the need for cloud-focused business continu ...

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Cyber-Crime: Do We Have Your Attention Now?

 Posted date: May 15, 2017

If you thought your organization was too small to be affected by cyber-crime, it is safe to assume that the WannaCry(ptor) ransomware attack was eye opening. Malware (which includes ransomware), credential theft, and other common cyber-crimes aren’ ...

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A New Variant of Crypto-Ransomware Hits the Globe

 Posted date: May 15, 2017

Have you heard the news? On Friday, May 12th, a new variant of Crypto-Ransomware (WannaCry) was released worldwide causing major disruptions at hospitals, private and public institutions, and has since garnered major media attention. This attack was ...

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Amazon Cloud Services Outages – Is The Cloud Worth It?

 Posted date: May 12, 2017

Josh, ASK ESS Manager, joins Mike Maddox in the studio to discuss the recent outage of Amazon Cloud Services in this segment of this segment of the Bottom Line IT Security Segment.  They get into the topic of the Cloud in general and if business man ...

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WikiLeaks Releases CIA Documents

 Posted date: May 4, 2017

Josh, head of Enhanced Security Solutions at ASK joins Mike in this segment of the Bottom Line IT Show. He discusses the recent WikiLeaks release of the CIA’s cybercrime tools and what this may mean for all of us.  Josh and Mike also get into ...

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