IT departments are faced with new challenges, with increased competition, lower customer loyalty and globalisation. It all requires faster development while dealing with shadow IT, legacy systems and requirements for highly skilled teams, with expertise in new, disruptive technologies.
Attacks have many phases. Before launching, the attacker needs to stage internet infrastructure to support each phase. Two early phases are to redirect or link to a malicious web domain or send a malicious email attachment. For the former, most attacks leverage exploit kits (e.g. Angler) as the first stage before dropping the final payload. Cisco Umbrella effectively blocks initial exploit and phishing domains.
Unlike appliances, our cloud security platform protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protection extends to every device connected to the network — even IoT. Umbrella truly is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere.
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What is ransomware?
Ransomware is a malicious software designed to hold a user’s files (such as healthcare records, financial contracts, manufacturing blueprints, software code, and other documents) for ransom by encrypting them and demanding the user pay a fee (often in Bitcoin) to decrypt them.
How ransomware works
Attackers initiate attacks using an array of tactics. Ransomware infections often first begin with an exploit kit — which are software kits designed to identify software vulnerabilities on endpoints and then upload and execute malicious code on the endpoint.
Although variants of ransomware behave differently — there are many ways that Cisco can help. Download this whitepaper today to find out more.
An interactive white paper describing how to get smart about insider threat prevention - including how to guard against privileged user breaches, stop data breaches before they take hold, and take advantage of global threat intelligence and third-party collaboration.
Security breaches are all over the news, and it can be easy to think that all the enemies are outside your organization. But the harsh reality is that more than half of all attacks are caused by either malicious insiders or inadvertent actors.1 In other words, the attacks are instigated by people you’d be likely to trust. And the threats can result in significant financial or reputational losses.
There's an old saying in information security: "We want our network to be like an M&M, with a hard crunchy outside and a soft chewy center." For today's digital business, this perimeter-based security model is ineffective against malicious insiders and targeted attacks. Security and risk (S&R) pros must eliminate the soft chewy center and make security ubiquitous throughout the digital business ecosystem — not just at the perimeter. In 2009, we developed a new information security model, called the Zero Trust Model, which has gained widespread acceptance and adoption.
This report explains the vision and key concepts of the model. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.
George Curtis, CIO of URMC, was looking for a way to keep his team from needing to touch desktops every day. He was in search of solution that would simplify desktop management, and when he learned about RES Software, he was immediately hooked. After only a few months of beginning the implementation of RES, George and his team began seeing major benefits.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
: Many CIOs are wary of moving data out of on-premise systems and into the cloud. But the
cloud is the best choice for agility, flexibility, and data security. Read this report from CIO.com to learn
about the benefits your business could experience by moving to the cloud.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Aug 08, 2018
The year 2017 will be pivotal for technology in higher education. Are you up to speed on the
latest trends and issues? Watch the webinar “On the Leading Edge of Higher Education Innovation: A
CIO’s Perspective” for key insights and observations to benefit your institution throughout the year and
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jan 10, 2019
Wellesley College has a lot of success stories to share following its strategic
deployment of Workday. Increased internal adoption and collaboration between finance and
HR are just the start of a long list of benefits the college now enjoys.
Watch the webinar replay with Wellesley’s Ravi Ravishanker, CIO and associate provost;
Nephellie Dobie, director of Project Management and Business Analysis; and Veronica
Brandstrader, associate CIO, to learn about its:
• Evaluation and deployment
• Technology transformation
• Benefits realized
• Lessons learned
A CIO’s Guide: Building Business Trust with Application Performance Monitoring, a white paper prepared by EMA, highlights the benefits of an APM solution in delivering quality services and helping IT organizations build track records of operational excellence. Download it today.
Published By: VersaSuite
Published Date: Aug 13, 2013
Healthcare providers do not have to live with functionality interruptions and budget strains created by an EHR that does not fit the facility. VersaSuite delivers a customizable EHR/HIS system to streamline the entire range of healthcare business processes.
"Today’s data centers are being asked to do more at less expense and with little or no disruption to company operations. They’re also expected to run 24x7, handle numerous new application deployments and manage explosive data growth. Data storage limitations can make it difficult to meet these stringent demands.
Faced with these challenges, CIOs are discovering that the “rip and replace” disruptive migration method of improving storage capacity and IO performance no longer works. Access this white paper to discover a new version of NetApps storage operating environment. Find out how this software update eliminates many of the problems associated with typical monolithic or legacy storage systems."
Este informe analiza cómo los modelos de negocio han de adaptarse a un entorno competitivo en el que la calidad de la toma de decisiones, especialmente en cuanto a la gestión de los activos intangibles, será determinante para el éxito de la empresa.
En este estudio, IDC trata el tema de las dificultades inherentes asociadas a los planes tradicionales de copia de seguridad de los datos y la dinámica cambiante de las estrategias de protección de datos.
Este documento le ayudará a decidir qué plataforma SDN de las que se ofrecen en el mercado se adapta mejor a las necesidades de su organización, y le facilita la tarea de adaptar sus sistemas de TI a los rápidos cambios tecnológicos.