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Category: Ransomware

Initial Observations from Cyber Secure Storage Research

The relentless rise of cyberattacks has placed data security at the forefront of every organization’s priorities. In response, high-end storage providers are incorporating advanced cyber secure storage features that not only safeguard data but also use AI and machine learning for ransomware anomaly detection, facilitate response by automatically creating a snapshot whenever an anomaly is detected to aid in limiting the scope of the attack, and streamline recovery processes.

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2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target Global Edition Report Now Available

DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 2024-25 DCIG TOP 5 2PB+ Cyber Secure Backup Target Global Edition Report. This report provides guidance on the TOP 5 cyber secure backup targets that enterprises should consider in their fight against ransomware. These TOP 5 backups targets afford enterprises the best options for accelerating backups, repelling ransomware attacks, and facilitating restores and recoveries.

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5 Key Backup Solution Features to Protect Against and Recover from Ransomware Attacks

Anyone who believes their organization remains impervious to ransomware after the recent attack on the MGM Resorts, I hope you are right! However, if this attack has finally prompted you to act, or at least reaffirm the security actions you have already taken work properly, then read on. This latest ransomware attack illustrates that hackers continue to employ ever more ingenious approaches to conduct attacks. Yet as they do, five core features found in many backup solutions will, if properly and comprehensively deployed, provide organizations a viable path forward for data protection and restores.

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NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Putting the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Context

Many if not all IT providers openly support and endorse the NIST Cybersecurity Framework published in 2018. While laudable, supporting and endorsing an industry standard does not automatically equate to their products delivering on these standards. If anything, organizations should exercise caution as to what any IT provider’s support of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework really means and how it applies to the solutions they offer.

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Clock showing rapid recovery

Architecting for Rapid Recovery at Scale

This article discusses the concept of architecting for rapid recovery at scale, explores the key principles and
technologies involved, and introduces the key capabilities that enable rapid recovery. Organizations adopting this approach will minimize the impact of inevitable system failures.

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The Forces Driving Organizations to Implement Data Immutability

As recently as only a few years ago most organizations only stored data in an immutable format in rare circumstances. Suddenly, in 2023, organizations get told by analysts, the media, and technology providers that they must store their backup data in an immutable format. What changed and why so rapidly? Today (June 25, 2023,) at 12:30 pm CDT, Jerome Wendt, DCIG’s Principal Data Protection Analyst, along with AvTek Solution’s CEO Wayne Hunter will present and answer these questions in a webinar.

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Acronis Cyber Protection

Acronis’ Rise to a Leading Cyber Protection Solution

Enterprise caliber cyber security and resilience products that meet the needs of managed service providers (MSPs) and/or small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) remain in short supply. They need centrally managed, integrated solutions that deliver these functions. In response, Acronis has developed its own in-house, integrated Cyber Protect solution to meet them.

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