Don’t get locked out! Avoiding the risk of ransomware

 Don't get locked out! Avoiding the risk of ransomware

Ransomware: most insidious malware threats

Ransomware: it might sound like the title of the next summer blockbuster, but this clever little portmanteau has become one of the most insidious malware threats. As you are probably already aware, this nasty malware strain takes advantage of lax security controls and does devastating damage. Nothing really new there, malware by its nature exploits vulnerabilities and is malicious and damaging. But what’s especially troubling with ransomware is that the ‘bad guys’ literally hold your business’s most important asset—your corporate data—hostage.

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3 Compelling Reasons to Move Email Infrastructure to the Cloud

3 Reasons to Move Your Email Infrastructure to the Cloud

There is no form of communication more prevalent in business than email. Which is why it’s surprising to discover how many organizations fail to employ every possible strategy to protect their email infrastructure from catastrophic failure. With Spear Phishing attacks (and other types of threats) happening regularly, and at a rapid pace, there has never been a better time to embrace a secure cloud-based platform for protecting and archiving your corporate email and data.

Which is where Mimecast comes in.

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