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Tag Archive: cybercriminals

Protect Your Business from Top Cybersecurity Threats

We’re still a day away from Halloween, but business owners should be frightened by potential cyberattacks. During National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we have been looking at the ways cybersecurity threats could take down your organization and what you can do to avoid a catastrophe. In this blog, 2W Tech will review the top cybersecurity threats out there and how…
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Protect Your Business with Cybersecurity Best Practices

There are plenty of reasons cyber criminals target small and medium-sized businesses for cyberattacks. They often assume smaller organizations don’t have the financial means, personnel and know-how to maintain the appropriate levels of cybersecurity needed to run a business today. Just three years ago, the U.S. Congressional Small Business Committee announced that 71 percent of cyberattacks happened to businesses with…
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ransomware Becomes Top Cyber Threat

It is easy for organizations to become numb to the threat of ransomware. Many choose to believe that their business is either too small to be a likely target or that your existing cybersecurity measures provide adequate protection. Unfortunately, this optimism has led to the peril of many organizations. SonicWall recently reported there have been 181.5 million ransomware attacks during the…
Monday, August 6, 2018

Cybercriminals Cashing In On Ransomware-as-a-Service

As ransomware continues to gain notoriety, cybercriminals are looking for the quickest, most lucrative way to spread malware and make a buck. Their preferred answer: Ransomware-as-a-Service. Ransomware-as-a-Service is where cybercriminals put their ransomware up for sale, it is then purchased and leveraged by other criminals who are technically unable to develop their own variants. Scary when you stop to think…
Monday, April 23, 2018

2W Ideas You Can Use – April Edition

2W Ideas You Can Use – April 2018 Newsletter Webinar: Epicor Production Scheduling Join us for our next webinar: Thursday, April 19th at 12 pm EST/11 am CST Effective use of Epicor Production Scheduling can: Free up Cash through lower WIP and Inventory Improve Customer Satisfaction when promised delivery dates are met Maximize Utilization and Efficiency of Equipment and Employees…
Friday, April 13, 2018

Protecting Against Ransomware, Malware, and Other Viruses

The fight against ransomware, malware and other viruses is one that never ends and one that is continually changing. Most organizations implemented changes over the last couple years to help protect themselves from outside attacks. The issue is that as malware and ransomware continue to evolve, your network security needs to evolve as well. Your IT strategy needs to address…
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cybersecurity and the Role of Internal Audit

Most organizations are still wrapping their heads around the new compliance and regulations their business now must tackle before they are deemed non-compliant and incur penalties. All too many of these organizations are still trying to figure out where to start. Internal audit has a critical role in helping organizations in the ongoing battle of managing cyber threats by providing an…
Monday, January 29, 2018

Cybercriminals Expanding Their Footprint

Things are not always as they appear. A recently released report on 2017 ransomware showed that there was a decline in Q4. Considering how much malware has been in the news, that is going to make many people question what is going on. Ransomware is only one form of malware that cybercriminals use to exploit their victims. Attempts at delivering…
Friday, January 26, 2018

Spider Ransomware Gives Victims 4 Days

Just when you think you have seen it all, a new spider ransomware changes the game. Attackers behind a new ransomware campaign are offering an easy tutorial video to ensure they make money from their criminal activities. This spider ransomware is being distributed through malicious Office documents, infecting victims with file-encrypting malware. This strand of ransomware was only detected a…
Wednesday, December 13, 2017