|October is Cybersecurity Month. Ransomware attacks are on the rise and crippling all types of companies, both large and small
In September alone, there has been at least 31 ransomware attacks and most are targeting U.S. based companies. On October 2nd, the FBI issued a Public Service Announcement explaining the attacks, how your company can become infected, and what to do in case of an attack.
Due to Covid-19, many businesses are adopting to remote workforces. This creates a few obstacles…the need for greater Internet bandwidth, Unified Communications that combines Hosted Voice and business applications, and security measures to protect the data that is being received from the remote workforce and other sources.
Businesses must consider adding DDoS and Ransomware protection to their networks. Consider it a form of insurance. The cost of adding security “insurance” far outweighs the cost of downtime, lost data, and potential lawsuits. AmCom Solutions is a solution provider for several of the reputable companies that offer protection for your company. If you are interested in receive a quote, please contact Scott Fairbairn, (512) 342-2226 x104 or submit a quote request.
RECENT ATTACKS: Ransomware hits election infrastructure in Georgia county
A Georgia county is ground zero for what may be the first ransomware attack to hit election infrastructure this political season.
The attack on Hall County — home to Gainesville and located roughly an hour north of Atlanta — was disclosed on Oct. 7, but the impact to election infrastructure is only now coming to light. [Continue Reading]
Universal Health Services Ransomware Attack Impacts Hospitals Nationwide
On September 27, UHS staff from around the country took to Reddit to determine if other sites were experiencing IT troubles. UHS workforce described a massive system outage, with no access to… [Continue Reading]