Tag: Sophos

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Amount paid in ransomware attacks five times bigger than last year

Amount paid in ransomware attacks five times bigger than last year

The average amount paid in ransomware attacks increased 500 percent over the past year. Organizations that paid had to cough up an average of two million dollars. That's a huge jump from 400,000 million dollars the year before. Although the number of ransomware attacks fell slightly, recovery cost... Read more

date1 month ago
Leap day causes problems in Citrix and Sophos software

Leap day causes problems in Citrix and Sophos software

Citrix virtualization products and Sophos security services ran into problems on Feb. 29. The extra day in a leap year can cause problems in computer systems if they are not programmed to count the extra day. This seems to be the case with Citrix software; users complained on the support forum t... Read more

date3 months ago
Sophos CSaaS is a shield against modern security threats

Sophos CSaaS is a shield against modern security threats

With cybersecurity-as-a-service (CSaaS), Sophos aims to protect companies from growing and evolving cyber threats. Sophos sees a need for a new cybersecurity approach. After all, security has become complex, with companies using dozens of tools to organize it properly. This involves significant ... Read more

date6 months ago
Remote ransomware on the rise: great danger to data

Remote ransomware on the rise: great danger to data

Major ransomware groups are increasingly using remote encryption in their attacks. Also called remote ransomware, this form of cybercrime has increased 62 per cent year-on-year This is according to data from Sophos. The groups Akira, ALPHV/BlackCat, LockBit, Royal and Black Basta are now using r... Read more

date6 months ago
Veeam 23H2 update adds malware detection and Sophos partnership

Veeam 23H2 update adds malware detection and Sophos partnership

Veeam unveiled the Data Platform 23H2 update at its Resiliency Summit. What stands out is that there is a lot of focus on cybersecurity. CTO Danny Allan explained the new features for the Veeam platform prior to the event. "Cybercriminals are getting smarter and are specifically targeting backup... Read more

date8 months ago
Sophos MDR gained a myriad of third-party integrations

Sophos MDR gained a myriad of third-party integrations

Sophos unveiled new third-party integrations with its managed detection and response (MDR) service to improve security capabilities across various client and operational environments. As a component of the Sophos Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem, the new third-party support incorporates data fr... Read more

date2 years ago
Sophos: ‘Technology is not enough for security’

Sophos: ‘Technology is not enough for security’

Ransomware groups are mushrooming, hack tools became increasingly difficult to spot and human experience remains essential for cybersecurity. That's what Sophos concludes in a new study. Sophos supplies security software and services. The internal Sophos Rapid Response team jumps in when custom... Read more

date2 years ago
‘Number of ransomware attacks rises by nearly 80 percent’

‘Number of ransomware attacks rises by nearly 80 percent’

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. In a new survey by Sophos, two out of three organizations say they were hit in the past year. Security provider Sophos questioned thousands of IT professionals worldwide. The State of Ransomware 2022-report sheds light on a growing problem. Ransomware persists... Read more

date2 years ago
Sophos integrates SOC.OS into XDR and MTR solutions

Sophos integrates SOC.OS into XDR and MTR solutions

Sophos announces the acquisition of SOC.OS. The company develops a solution that reads and filters alerts from multiple security solutions. Noise is reduced, allowing the most important alerts to surface. SOC.OS was founded in 2020, following a split from BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. The te... Read more

date2 years ago
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