Cybersecurity Survey Reveals that Organizations Previously Hit by Ransomware Are Forever Changed

A new global survey titled "Cybersecurity: The Human Challenge" (reference) essentially found that organizations are never the same after they've experienced a ransomware attack. In line with these findings, the survey also found that how IT managers anticipate and handle future cyberattacks also changed significantly based on whether the organization had previously experienced a ransomware attack.

The Most Vulnerable Departments and Sectors to Phishing Attacks: Is Yours on the List?

With all this talk of increased cybersecurity measures and vulnerability to phishing attacks, you may be wondering: what are the most vulnerable departments and sectors to phishing attacks? 

The entire motivation behind cyber attackers is to identify and pursue system vulnerabilities and illegally access sensitive data--whenever and wherever they can get their hands on it.

Paying the Ransom May Be Illegal – Victims of Ransomware Beware

The US Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) stated the following on October 1, 2020:

Companies that facilitate ransomware payments to cyber actors on behalf of victims, including financial institutions, cyber insurance firms, and companies involved in digital forensics and incident response, not only encourage future ransomware payment demands but also may risk violating OFAC regulations.

Hacker Tracker | September in Review

Where are we in the world of cybersecurity? It’s easy to miss the cybersecurity threats and attacks happening right in our “backyard”. Our goal at PK Tech is to educate and offer proactive steps for cybersecurity safety. It’s important to be aware--without being afraid--of the cybersecurity threats that are real threats for your business.

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Dental Practices

Among the large variety of industries we currently work with and have worked with in the past, we have helped several dental practices set up proper cybersecurity measures and smooth IT operations. In our years of practice, we've learned a few essential tips for the dental industry that we think you will find helpful.

Ransomware Accounts for 41% of Cyber Insurance Claims In the First Half of 2020

One thing is for sure, when it comes to ransomware, it does not care what industry you’re in: everyone is at risk. In the first quarter of 2020, cyber insurance claims range from $1,000 to over $2 million per cybersecurity incident. Overall, ransomware accounted for a staggering 41% of all cyber insurance claims (Source).

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These findings were recorded and published by one of the largest cyber insurance providers in North American, Coalition.

Environmental Responsibility Series Part 2: 7 Ways Your Business Can Reduce Its Environmental Impact

We only get one planet earth. That’s why, at PK Tech, we believe in doing our part as a business to reduce environmental impact through small, thoughtful actions on a daily basis. You may think your business is “just” a small business, but imagine if every small business did just one thing that positively impacted the environment? The net sum would be powerful! 

Here are 7 Ways Your Business Can Reduce Its Environmental Impact.