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Derailing Ransomware 2.0 Requires EPPs, EDRs and Advanced Deception Tools

Many cybercriminals secure their most lucrative payouts by sticking to classic forms of attack, with a bit of a new twist. As ransomware has evolved and become more disruptive, it’s keeping security pros on their toes and compelling adjustments to their defense postures.   Today, newer ransomware programs such as Zeppelin and REvil/Sodinokibi, and others…

ACDC: Why the Vigilante Approach Isn’t Going to Work and Cooler Heads Should Prevail

There is widespread industry discussion and debate about the current Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC), introduced to Congress in March of 2017, that would allow companies the right to hack back after a “persistent unauthorized intrusion.” This bill has become increasingly relevant in the cybersecurity community as a result of frustration with the sheer…

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