5 Most Common Ransomware Types in 2022

Colonial Pipeline. JBS. Kaseya. 2021 was a record year for high-profile, expensive ransomware attacks. In 2022 we can only expect this to continue, as ransomware-as-a-service expands threat actor accessibility to tools, and new double/triple extortion ransomware attacks raise potential profits even higher. Although the retail and hospitality sector has not been hit nearly as hard…

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Top 5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022

The last few years have been challenging for cybersecurity departments who were forced to adapt quickly to rapid digitalization in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. An expanded attack surface has presented new opportunities for cyber criminals, but developing technology holds possibilities for more efficient protection. Here are just a few of the cybersecurity predictions…

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What are Double and Triple Extortion Ransomware Attacks

The last few years have seen a dramatic rise in high-profile ransomware cases, leading CISOs to bump ransomware planning to the top of their list of initiatives. However, just as companies have adapted to guard against this threat, ransomware gangs have adapted in turn, employing additional layers of extortion focused on exposing customer data. A…

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Analyzing the Cybersecurity Hygiene of Ransomware Victims

Any company operating a modern information technology environment can fall victim to system-encrypting ransomware. But not every company has fallen victim. Do companies that experience an operations-impacting ransomware event have poor cybersecurity hygiene? Or is the quality of cybersecurity hygiene not a factor in the frequency of ransomware events? To answer these questions, RiskRecon analyzed…

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How To Reduce Your Cyber Insurance Premium

The prospect of loss motivates us to take precautions to reduce the impact an incident will have. It’s why we have insurance for nearly every aspect of our lives, from health insurance to renter’s insurance to a prenuptial agreement. But, even if you do everything right, something could still go wrong. For retail and hospitality…

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