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Maximizing Your Cybersecurity: How AI is Changing the Game for Organizations
In today's cyber warfare, traditional defense strategies fall short against the relentless onslaught of threats. At ActZero, we are on a mission to revolutionize cybersecurity by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI). With our expert team, we're dedicated to building the ultimate defense..
Endpoint Detection and Response Cybersecurity Industry
Endpoint Security is the First Line of Defense: Expert Guide for How to Choose the Best EDR
When it comes to endpoint security, businesses may face challenges in evaluating a solution and securing an investment. These decisions are often influenced by expiring contracts with existing vendors, the allure of new features like AI, or securing a favorable renewal offer from the..
6 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2024: Safeguard Against the Latest Threats and Tactics
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) find themselves on the front lines of this ever-changing battlefield, with adversaries continuously innovating new techniques to breach defenses.
Cybersecurity Industry Regulatory Compliance
Time’s Up On TikTok In Corporate Environments
Several governments around the world have or are considering banning the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from government mobile devices as it presents an “unacceptable level of risk to privacy and security.” Canada is the latest of a number of governments to take this action. And the United..
Cybersecurity Industry Threat Intelligence Data Protection
Hygiene Tip: Shut Down Attackers Harvesting Cached Browser Credentials
Recently, ActZero learned that ransomware actors are harvesting credentials from browsers during their attack. In recent attack chains our threat researchers have seen that, once the attacker gains a foothold, they are using Living-off-the-Land (LoTL) attacks to harvest the cached credentials from..
Don’t Let Microsoft OneNote Documents Become Your One Recurring Nightmare
Discovering threat actors accessing your environment is difficult. When they are cleverly disguised in one of your organization's trusted applications, it’s even harder - and your adversaries are counting on organizations not to pick up on the nuances.
How to Better Protect Your IT Supply Chain From Cyber Attack
This post is part of our special eBook, 6 Steps to Secure your IT Supply Chain. You can download the entire eBook here.
Ransomware Readiness Goes Beyond Back-ups and Payments
On January 26, 2023, The Fifth Estate, Canada's premier investigative documentary series on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) network, examined in "Hunting the Hacker of Gatineau" the case of a Canadian government worker caught working with Netwalker, a criminal ransomware group that..
Cybersecurity Best Practices
Implementing cybersecurity best practices can significantly reduce critical risks, such as disruption of business operations, exfiltration of sensitive data and reputational damage. Successful implementation involves addressing people, process, and technology as part of a single strategy.
Threat Intelligence Security Takes a Village
Top 5 Data Breaches and How to Prevent Them
You only need to look at the news today to understand that cyberattacks are on the rise. In fact, since the start of the pandemic, cybercrime has increased dramatically. And specific kinds of cyberattacks, such as ransomware, have become particularly problematic. Some estimates have ransomware..
How Not to Pay a Ransom (Twice)
We can say it until we are blue in the face, “Do not pay the ransom, ever. Period." Even when your small or medium-sized business (SMB) is the victim of a ransomware attack, do not pay the hackers.Paying the ransom only leads to more problems for your organization in the long term. It is a..
Managed Detection and Response
Don't Pay the Ransom. Period
With ransomware gaining more and more attention in the news, companies have been dealing with it whatever ways they can. In an increasing number of cases, they have been paying ransoms, despite FBI advice not to. They see this as the cheapest route to getting their systems back online, and they..
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Ransomware Alert: Hackers Love a Long Weekend Too
Ransomware is a vicious malware designed to deny users or organizations access to their systems. If successful, the threat actor demands a ransom, holding business assets hostage until fulfilled. The company receives a decryption key to regain access if they disburse payment.