Detecting LockerGoga Targeted IT/OT Cyber Sabotage/Ransomware Attacks

April 30, 2019

The Securonix Threat Research Team has been closely monitoring the LockerGoga targeted cyber sabotage/ransomware (TC/R) attacks impacting Norsk Hydro (one of the largest aluminum companies worldwide), Hexicon/Momentive (a chemical manufacturer), and other companies’ IT and operational technology (OT) infrastructure, causing over US$40 million in damages [1][2].

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GBM Security Whitepaper

whitePaper | November 10, 2019

We are living in an era of digital disruption. Multiple industries are being disrupted, or fear being disrupted in the near future. Business models are evolving to cater to the dynamic markets and digital transformation that seems to be the answer to changing business models. Digital transformation is rapidly becoming a key priority in most industries, as organizations adapt to changing markets by leveraging technologies to build IT-centric business models. In general, organizations are using digital transformation to reach their goals of achieving greater agility, improving operational efficiency, improving customer experiences, and developing new revenue streams.

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White Paper on Cyber Security Securing Video Surveillance Devices to Close Network Vulnerabilities

whitePaper | February 19, 2020

We live in an increasingly connected world, where more and more devices and systems are networked and shared with other systems. Convenience is a main driver behind this trend, as people have come to expect the ability to connect to and control devices and systems anywhere, anytime. However, there is a downside to the unprecedented level of convenience provided by the growing number of networked devices, namely increased security risk. Because each device is an endpoint for networks, they introduce the potential to become entry points for hackers and others with malicious intents. In fact, in many of the most high-profile data breaches that have occurred recently, hackers were able to access corporate networks through POS, HVAC and other networked systems that failed to provide an adequate level of security to prevent these types of breaches.

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Understanding Ransomware and Strategies to Defeat it

whitePaper | March 5, 2020

Held Hostage in Hollywood: In February 2016 the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, in Los Angeles, paid a ransom of about US$17,000 to hackers who infiltrated and disabled its computer network with ransomware. The hospital paid the ransom of 40 Bitcoins (currently worth about $16,664) after a “network infiltration” began on February 5, when employees reported being unable to access the hospital’s network and electronic medical records system. “The malware locked access to certain computer systems and prevented us from sharing communications electronically,” said hospital CEO Allen Stefanek.

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Cybersecurity Whitepaper 2018

whitePaper | December 12, 2019

Most of the Small to medium-sized companies are unaware about the ways in which they’re vulnerable. More than 45% mistakenly believe they’re not a viable victim. They are just too small a target in comparison to larger organizations and tend to have a blind eye towards the cyber threats they face, which is in sharp contrast to what attackers think.

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Awesome Cyber Security Facts - Infographic

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

Check out our "Awesome Cyber Security Facts" infographic below to see how crucial cyber security attack was for some businesses, what are our main weaknesses in terms of personal cyber security and even more.

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Scenarios for the Future of Cybercrime - White Paper for Decision Makers

whitePaper | January 28, 2020

Project 2020 is an initiative of the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA). Its aim is to anticipate the future of cybercrime, enabling governments, businesses and citizens to prepare themselves for the challenges and opportunities of the coming decade. It comprises a range of activities, including common threat reporting, scenario exercises, policy guidance and capacity building.

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Morrison-Maierle Systems

We are proud to be an employee-owned, Montana company, and we’ve been increasing our clients’ productivity and peace of mind since 1982. We are passionate about technology, and we leverage that to improve your quality of life at work. As your partner, our end goal is to alleviate the burden of technology failures and help to change your mindset and toolkit when it comes to IT challenges.

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