It’s fascinating how many endpoint devices being protected by established AV providers fall victim to cyber-attacks. At least Ransomware lets you know you’ve been compromised, unfortunately there’s many malware variants that sit silently and hide while propagating across the network, creating a foothold before striking. In fact the average dwell time of a cyber breach is over 120 days! Can you be sure there are no existing infections across your estate?
Saepio advise reviewing the health of your endpoints and gaining peace of mind with an Incident Response scan. Over 3,000,000 clean up events are conducted every day by Malwarebytes, they’re the industry’s most trusted vendor in remediating endpoint incidents.
Read more in Saepio’s Guide to Malware Prevention.
The cyber-attack surface widened in 2018. As organisations automate and innovate, the accelerated adoption of new technology and internet connected systems is apparent. Couple this with the rise in cyber criminals armed with tools and knowledge to compromise software vulnerabilities…. well, the result is obvious.
Read more in Saepio’s Threat Landscape Predictions.
We’re often asked ‘why would a cybercriminal target our business?’. The reality is every organisation has something a threat actor can benefit from, so the more relevant question is, ‘how easy would it be for a cybercriminal to target our business?’.
Like many situations in life, cybercriminals tend to take the path of least resistance and pick the low hanging fruit. Any business that displays public facing technical vulnerabilities will be their first port of call. By using readily available scanning and reconnaissance tools to scope the security health of websites, applications, wireless networks, firewalls, etc, they will focus on weakness. In fact according to Forrester, 41% of successful cyber breaches are down to a technical vulnerability being exploited.
Read more in our Vulnerability Management Guide.