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More than half of employees globally do not report data loss due to fear of embarrassment
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More than half of employees globally do not report data loss due to fear of embarrassment

Research revealed that 29% of employees lie to cover up accidentally deleted data stored in shared cloud drives and when discovered, the data was no longer recoverable.
Dec 15 2021 8:04AM
Ten pressure tactics by ransomware attackers
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Ten pressure tactics by ransomware attackers

The new pressure tactics highlight the shift in ransomware pressure techniques from solely encrypting data to including other pain points, such as harassing employees.
Nov 8 2021 11:52AM
Singapore’s Fullerton Health breach sees massive loss of data from 400,000 people
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Singapore’s Fullerton Health breach sees massive loss of data from 400,000 people

This is another lesson to not let our guard down – even with third party vendors – and to assume that threat actors can always infiltrate your infrastructure anytime.
Nov 1 2021 4:44PM
Fortifying DNS security can better protect the healthcare sector
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Fortifying DNS security can better protect the healthcare sector

The large amounts of patient and insurance data used in healthcare has made the industry attractive to cyber breaches. DNS is one of the mostly commonly used attack vectors. How can we prevent them?
Oct 26 2021 10:02AM
Manufacturing and production industries more able to handle ransomware attacks
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Manufacturing and production industries more able to handle ransomware attacks

The need to prepare proper recovery measures is critical should a ransomware attack occur – but for manufacturing and production companies, this may mean restoring data from backups and not submitting to demands.
Oct 20 2021 8:10AM
Tokio Marine’s Singapore branch hit by ransomware attack
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Tokio Marine’s Singapore branch hit by ransomware attack

Other Tokio Marine group companies were not impacted by the attack.
Aug 23 2021 9:32AM
Three ways you can protect your data from ransomware
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Three ways you can protect your data from ransomware

Cyber security tools are not guaranteed protection from ransomware, but a data protection strategy will better equip you to minimise the impact of the attack and recover from it.
Aug 3 2021 8:03AM
Ransomware was a dominant threat in Singapore in 2020. What can we do?
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Ransomware was a dominant threat in Singapore in 2020. What can we do?

The growth in ransomware attacks reflected a worrying worldwide trend and Singapore similarly was not spared. Industry players were not surprised and shared their advice for businesses.
Jul 14 2021 8:05AM
Ransomware is now the leading cyber threat vector, and it’s getting worse
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Ransomware is now the leading cyber threat vector, and it’s getting worse

Ransomware attacks have increased three-fold since 2018 which saw companies losing $20 billion last year. What’s worrying is that we’re only five months into 2021 and there is no end in sight on how bad it will get.
May 24 2021 8:13AM
Ransomware attacks moving into an insidious ‘double extortion’ model
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Ransomware attacks moving into an insidious ‘double extortion’ model

Hackers are now publishing samples of the stolen data on the public Internet to prove their intentions, putting additional pressure on victims to meet their demands.
May 17 2021 8:03AM
How to ensure ransomware resilience in three steps
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How to ensure ransomware resilience in three steps

Not all threat protection capabilities are created equal. Enterprise resources must also be paired with proper employee security training that helps companies identify phishing attempts and illegitimate emails.
Mar 24 2021 9:47AM

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