Cybercriminals Are Posing as Job Applicants to Spread Ransomware
If your business is hiring, you should be aware of a phishing attack in which cybercriminals are posing as job applicants. Falling victim to this attack may leave your business infected with the GoldenEye ransomware. This phishing campaign was initiated in Germany, but security experts expect it will go global. How the Attack Works Hackers like to target HR staff members because they often open emails and attachments sent by strangers. In the GoldenEye attack, cybercriminals
What Is Downtime Really Costing Your Business?
When preparing your technology budget, it is useful to know the costs associated with downtime. This information can help you prioritize IT expenditures so that critical systems and operations receive the funding needed to keep them running efficiently. Knowing the downtime costs can also motivate you to create business continuity and disaster recovery plans if you have not created them yet. There are many different ways to calculate the direct and indirect costs incurred fro
4 Steps for Creating a Business Continuity Plan
Developing strategies for business growth is a cornerstone of the modern organization. Developing strategies to help avoid business loss is just as important, which means business continuity plans are critical. These documents provide detailed plans on how to keep essential operations running during an emergency in order to minimize losses. Some organizations call these documents "disaster recovery plans." Others use this term to refer to department-level recovery plans and u