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After a Ransomware Infection - Enhancing Security for Your Infrastructure Against Further Intrusion

In a previous blog, we outlined the essential steps that organizations should take within the first two days after the detection of a ransomware attack. In this follow-up post, we’ll discuss what an organization should do after the initial response to reduce the risks of future attacks. We’ll also highlight how Progress Flowmon can support ongoing network monitoring, early detection of attacks and reduction of further damage. Webinar: The First 48 Hours of Ransomware Incident Response.
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It's Not Black Magic: Malware & Ransomware in Plain English

It was almost exactly 10 years ago in December 2013 that we wrote our first blog post about detecting CryptoLocker, which was the first sophisticated Ransomware attack of its kind back then. BTW, 2013 was the year of the Boston Marathon bombing, Edward Snowden leaking secret NSA information, Syrians fleeing their home country and Nelson Mandela passing away.

The First 48 Hours of Ransomware Incident Response

The initial response to a ransomware attack is crucial for determining the damage in terms of downtime, costs, data loss and company reputation. The sooner you detect the activity associated with ransomware, the sooner you can slow its spread. From there, you can take remedial actions to significantly reduce the effects of the attack.

Detect Ransomware with Flowmon

Experience Ransomware attack step by step and see how you can leverage Flowmon AI-powered threat detection to detect and stop ransomware attacks, before it reaches your storage and your critical data. Progress® Flowmon® is a network and security monitoring platform with AI-based detection of cyber threats and anomalies, and fast access to actionable insights into network and application performance. The solution supports cloud, on-prem and hybrid environments suitable for company-wide coverage, market’s fastest deployment time and has been recognised by Gartner since 2010.

Why Spyware Detectors are Essential in Today's Cyber Environment

As our world becomes increasingly dependent on technology and the internet, cybersecurity threats like spyware and malware are growing at an exponential rate. Spyware in particular, poses a dangerous risk, as it can secretly collect sensitive user data and online activity without consent. From financial theft to identity theft to erosion of privacy - the implications of spyware infections are incredibly detrimental, both for individuals and corporations. Therefore, using apps to detect spyware is absolutely critical in protecting devices and networks in today's high-risk cyber landscape.

How to Remove Trojan Viruses and Prevent Them in the Future

As subtle as they are dangerous, Trojan horses (or just “Trojans”) masquerade as benign software only to unleash havoc once inside your computer. Despite their stealthy nature, there are specific strategies you can employ to safeguard your digital assets from these threats. Below, we’ll discuss how to recognize the signs of a Trojan infection, steps for removing Trojan viruses from your devices, and how to reduce the risk of future infiltrations.

Top 3 Office 365 Backup solutions for 2024

In the dynamic landscape of modern business operations, data plays a pivotal role in driving productivity and decision-making. As organizations increasingly rely on Microsoft Office 365 for their collaborative and communication needs, the importance of securing and preserving this data has never been more critical.
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Predict the Future! A universal approach to detecting malicious PowerShell activity

So, here’s the deal with AntiVirus software these days: It’s mostly playing catch-up with super-fast athletes — the malware guys. Traditional AV software is like old-school detectives who need a picture (or, in this case, a ‘signature’) of the bad guys to know who they’re chasing. The trouble is, these malware creators are quite sneaky — constantly changing their look and creating new disguises faster than AntiVirus can keep up with their photos.

The First 48 Hours of Ransomeware Incident Response On-Demand Webinar

The first 48 hours of incidents response is the most critical. We will explain few important steps that need to be taken to mitigate the impact on service availability, information systems integrity and data confidentiality. The cyber resilience is also covered by the individual national regulations and directives. In this on-demand webinar we’ll let's take a closer look at it and explain why principles of Network Detection and Response shall be a crucial part of technical measures implementation for regulated entities.