Mark the date. As promised, Microsoft provided 10 years' worth of support for Windows 7 when it launched the OS back in October 2009. Windows 7 is due to reach the end of life (EOL) on 14 January 2020. What does this mean for the 40% computer users who still runs with Windows 7? Microsoft says, “Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The life cycle begins
There’s nothing more frustrating than sitting in front of a computer and waiting for a webpage to finish loading. While there might be browser issues, one of the most common reasons behind the endless spinning wheel or beachball is a network outage. The term “network outage” or “downtime” is used to refer to time durations when a system is unavailable owing to technical or mechanical
Your business actually needs an expert hand! Probably you are not looking for a change right now and you are happy with the way things are with your IT. But can you keep up with your competitors and stay ahead without making adjustments in your infrastructure? With an increasing influx of disruptive technologies, businesses are emerging and accelerating the adoption and deployment of futuristic
To secure your organization from cybercriminals, you must be able to protect your data. And to protect your data at all times, you should know when it’s under potential or actual attack, and by what. Right from APTs (Advanced Persistent Threats), ransom ware, data theft and financial fraud, cyber threats can enter to your data in all shapes and sizes and cause critical
IT directors, administrators, and CIOs managing enterprise set-ups, spanning multiple cities or countries need efficient and secure networks. It is true that larger organizations have more complex IT requirements compared to the small-to-medium businesses (SMB). However, this doesn’t mean that SMBs don’t need those set-ups. In most small companies or even 250 people, they may have one IT person in place of IT managed services to manage all network related issues around the office. You can imagine how efficient that would be especially keeping up with the changing technology or watching out for cyber-attacks.
From Uber to Australian Defence and Aussie government banks, 2017 witnessed some biggest security lapses in the last decade. Read these highlights: (Source - As published in CRN News)
- Uber disclosed in November that hackers had stolen information from up to 57 million rider and driver accounts last year in a massive data breach. The company paid the thieves US$100,000 in October 2016 to delete the data and keep quiet about the breach, according to a Bloomberg News report.
- The personal details of 48,270 Australian government, banking and utility employees were exposed online by a third-party contractor.
- An attack on a subcontractor to Australian Defence resulted in the loss of 30 GB of "commercially sensitive" documents. The highly sensitive documents included projects for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program and the P-8 Poseidon “submarine killer” plane and detailed designs of Australian Navy ships.
Cybercriminals do not care about the size of your business. They just look for two factors – Is there money? & How difficult is it to attack the victim's system? This is where Kaspersky security software acts smart to fortify the cyber perimeter for your business protection. Following articles on Kaspersky anti-ransomware solution and Kaspersky endpoint security, in this article, I am going to discuss the features of Kaspersky Small Office Security.
In our previous article, we discussed Kaspersky Anti-ransomware solution for small businesses. As I mentioned - it is not a full-fledged version. For better protection and enhanced security, you need an advanced solution that can understand the critical endpoint security requirements of any business. Kaspersky Endpoint Security can be a perfect fit, especially for small and mid-size businesses. Be it a mobile device or file server, Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud will let you manage all security requirements remotely at any time.
From last couple of years, Anti-ransomware Solution is gaining popularity among cybercriminals primarily because of its capacity to restrict access to important files and sensitive data on a victim’s computer. We can’t forget Wannacry 2017 attack and how badly it exploited many businesses with malicious virus for numerous oganizations across the globe. One year has passed and we’re still in danger of ransomware attack. That’s why Kaspersky Lab has paid close attention to encryptors and decryptors. The experts are working really hard to develop specific tools to counter security threats.
Spyware, Ransomware, Malware, Keyloggers, Scareware… there are endless names of cybercriminals who are constantly searching for their next big target. It seems like these malicious software/programs lurk around every corner of the internet. Be it threatening email attachment, false advertisements or any pop-up message, cybercriminals find the subtle way every time to reach their target and steal personal information/data. As you are aligning for growth in 2018 are you also equipped to fight against growing cyber attacks?