Cracking the ransomware conundrum

Cracking the ransomware conundrum The first salvo of shells in the conflict between Ukraine and Russia was launched on the 24th of February 2022. The first weapon deployed however, one familiar to many of us, was weeks before the first Russian soldier stepped onto Ukraine soil. Malware was at the centre of the intelligence war…

Festive Shopping Exposed

Tis The Season To Be On Your Guard – The Threat of the Ho Ho Home Device With a huge increase in shopping online over the festive period the cyber threat is heightened and the criminals are delivering more than just presents.  Phishing , Malicious websites and Malware are just some of things the bad actors…

Putting the X in XDR

Putting the X in XDR MDR or Managed Detection and Response is well understood and has been a considerable growth area of the last few years. This market is quickly morphing into a market segment which is known as XDR or the ability to leverage all relevant technical controls to quickly identify anomalies, attacks or…

Ransomware – The Kick-Off

Ransomware – The Kick-Off Ransomware has come a long way in the last 30 years. Today, despite our greater awareness and more sophisticated cybersecurity, attacks of digital extortion are becoming ever more frequent, dangerous and costly. Ignition Technology has tracked the evolution of ransomware, examined some of its most devious foul-play tactics and introduces some…

Ransomware – Our new campaign

Ransomware – Your ‘Campaign in a box’ Why Ransomware? ‘’Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat to UK Industry’’ – Lindy Cameron, Head of GCHQ Research firm Chainalysis found a 311% increase, year on year, to the end of 2020 in the number of actual ransomware attacks. The average total cost of recovery from a ransomware…

The what, why & how of Asset Management

The what, why & how of asset management It is now generally accepted that asset management is an essential component of any robust cyber security strategy. But what is good asset management and what challenges does asset management pose to your business? An asset is anything that helps you achieve your business objectives.  Asset management…

XDR: The Ultimate TLA

XDR: The Ultimate TLA (Three Letter Acronym) As cyber security professionals, we’re all trying to keep our customers and our own organisations secure, but we’re drowning in acronym soup. You have your EEP, EDR, MDR, NDR, NTA, DLP, CASB, SWG, SASE, IAM, IDS, IPS, SIEM, SOAR and so very many more, all vying for your…

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Ransomware & How It Affects Me

Ransomware & How It Affects Me Imagine the situation.  On your computer that you’ve spent years taking and collecting photos of your friends, family, pets, cars you’ve owned and homes you’ve lived in.  You’ve also spent hours editing a number of those photos plus sorting them into folders and albums.  You’ve got various copies of…

The Demise Of The Corporate Lan

The Demise of the Corporate Lan While “de-perimeterisation” of security has been talked about for years, the global pandemic has accelerated the understanding and need for data and applications to be accessed not only from the corporate office, but also remotely. The users, applications and data are now more geographically dispersed than ever. The Global…