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FBI, HHS warn of imminent ransomware threat against hospitals, healthcare providers

By: C Spire on Oct 30, 2020 5:11:49 PM

The U.S. government is warning hospitals and healthcare providers to take precautions to protect their networks from imminent ransomware threats. The joint cybersecurity advisory focuses on a recent increase of the utilization of Ryuk ransomware. 

According to the advisory from the FBI, CISA and HHS, Ryuk ransomware first appeared in August 2018. However, the past 30 days have seen multiple healthcare systems report Ryuk attacks and infections, resulting in millions of dollars in ransom demands.
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Topics: ransomware, cybersecurity

3 tips for better cybersecurity during national awareness month

By: Doug Mays on Oct 30, 2020 9:37:38 AM

We’ve come to the end of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. With the sudden and drastic increase in remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, you need daily, hourly, minute-by-minute efforts to protect your business IP, data and assets. A strong security posture should be at the forefront of your IT strategy.

There is no one-size-fits-all approach or magic bullet to prevent intrusion, but by incorporating some sensible practices into your cybersecurity approach, you can build a framework for protecting your organization’s assets.
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Topics: cybersecurity, Cisco

How has COVID-19 changed cyberthreats? Join this webinar to find out.

By: C Spire on Oct 15, 2020 4:43:58 PM

While you work to succeed and grow your business during the pandemic, cyberthreats are growing, as well. Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the current climate to better mask their phishing and malware attacks on your critical data.

According to the FBI, attacks related to COVID-19 have increased 400 percent. A recent study shows that 53 percent of U.S. industrial enterprises have seen an increase in cybersecurity threats since onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Topics: cybersecurity, Cisco

Want to better protect your data? Start with this free Dell webinar.

By: C Spire on Oct 1, 2020 3:41:24 PM

Did you know that 82 percent of organizations will deal with a compromised production server? And 69 percent of IT decision-makers aren’t confident that they could reliably recover all business-critical data in the event of a cyberattack.

There’s nothing hypothetical about cyber threats. Businesses face hundreds of unseen dangers each day, and your success could depend on having the right tools to recover quickly and reliably.
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Topics: cybersecurity, webinar

Want to win in business? Get smart about your relationships.

By: C Spire on Sep 21, 2020 2:03:00 PM

Great business partners are committed, passionate and smart team players. They challenge you to think beyond the norm and inspire you to reach new goals. Unfortunately, the wrong partnerships can become tedious, leading you down paths that cause confusion and missteps. The bottom line: Your relationships can mean the difference between business success and failure.

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Topics: VoIP, Cloud, cybersecurity, Kirk Herbstreit, Business internet

Ruin a cybercriminal's day: Tips for spotting Microsoft credential phishing attacks

By: Christina Southern on Jul 30, 2020 4:13:34 PM

Cybercriminals are the worst. And we don't want them to win. Ever.

So when C Spire CISO Conrad Bell alerted our team of an nationwide uptick in phishing attempts that harvests Microsoft credentials, we knew we had to let you know.
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Topics: cybersecurity, Working Remotely

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