Lessons from the 2019 Baltimore Ransomware Attack

Lessons from the 2019 Baltimore Ransomware Attack

On May 7, various networks operated by the City of Baltimore were subject to a ransomware attack that resulted in a loss of more than $18 million. Municipal services in this large American metropolis were substantially crippled by the attack over several weeks; the City Council ordered employees to set up temporary Gmail accounts, but…

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Why Business Data Privacy is More Important Than Ever

Why Business Data Privacy is More Important Than Ever

Just as information security professionals around the world prepared for conferences and other activities to observe Data Privacy Day on January 28, a report from the European Union with regard to the General Data Protection Regulation indicated that only 29 percent of new companies are properly encrypting the data they collect from their customers. Likewise,…

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