Cyber Hero Weekly 5/21/2021 - 5/27-2021


The ThreatLocker team provides the latest stories to keep you and your customers updated on ransomware and other malicious cybersecurity threats. Here's what's new this week:

The latest National Crime Agency report warns of rising ransomware attacks

Ransomware is not slowing down. Demands are increasing to millions of dollars, as we witnessed in the recent Colonial Pipeline attack. According to the NCA report, 50% of cyber-attacks over the last year involved double extortion, the threat to publish or even auction the stolen data if payment is not received.

FBI warning: Conti ransomware is targeting U.S. healthcare networks

This past week, the FBI released a bulletin that warned of Conti ransomware attacks targeting U.S. healthcare and first-responder networks. Recent victims of Conti include law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, 911 dispatch centers, and municipalities. Recent ransom demands have been as high as $25 million.

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What's in your security stack?

On this episode of the Zero Trust World podcast, Bruce McCully, Galactic Advisors President moderates an MSP panel. They break down the latest industry news, share their insights, and discuss the best in security solutions. We are now on Spotify and Apple! Don't forget to subscribe.

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You heard it first!

Join us for a live discussion with ThreatLocker CEO, Danny Jenkins and Compliance Expert, Karen Walsh as we discuss solutions you can implement to meet CMMC requirements. At the end of this presentation, you'll understand how to enhance your customers’ defense-in-depth strategies as they seek CMMC certification.

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