Category: COVID-19

Protecting Healthcare Facilities from Ransomware in a Post-Pandemic World

Protecting Healthcare Facilities from Ransomware in a Post-Pandemic World

Over the weekend, Universal Health Services (UHS), which operates over 400 healthcare facilities, was struck by one of the largest ransomware attacks in the U.S history that left multiple facilities without access to computer and phone systems. A data breach can bring a healthcare organization to its knees from a […]

6 Reasons Why Organizations Need a Business Password Manager

6 Reasons Why Organizations Need a Business Password Manager

Weak or compromised passwords cause about 80% of successful data breaches, yet many organizations still don’t mandate that their employees use a password manager. Some companies tell employees to use a password manager, but let them pick their own solutions, resulting in a lack of consistency, visibility, and centralized administration […]

How to Secure Your Data When Working with Freelancers

How to Secure Your Data When Working with Freelancers

For businesses and enterprises, using freelancers and contractors has become incredibly popular. Organizations in every industry have realized the benefits of hiring self-employed freelancers and private contractors from around the globe. However, one of the most critical challenges to this working relationship is security; specifically, knowing how to properly and […]

Why You Need Identity & Access Management

Why You Need Identity & Access Management

Last week, Twitter was victimized by a highly organized social engineering attack that compromised 36 mostly high-profile accounts, including those belonging to Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates. After gaining control of the accounts, cybercriminals used them to promote a cryptocurrency scam that netted over $120,000 in […]

How to Enhance Cybersecurity as Your Office Reopens

How to Enhance Cybersecurity as Your Office Reopens

Remote work may be here to stay, but reports of the demise of the office environment have likely been greatly exaggerated. Many employees will keep working from home even after local governments allow their organizations to reopen, but many will also return to their office, at least part-time. A few […]

Keeper Reduces Remote Employee Password Reuse

Keeper Reduces Remote Employee Password Reuse

The U.S. may be reopening, but a large number of workers will not be returning to their workplaces for some time, if ever. SHRM reports that Capital One, Microsoft, Amazon, and Zillow plan to allow many of their employees to continue working from home through the fall and beyond, and […]

How Keeper Overcomes IAM Challenges in Multi-Cloud & Hybrid Environments

How Keeper Overcomes IAM Challenges in Multi-Cloud & Hybrid Environments

Organizations are increasingly embracing multi-cloud and hybrid IT environments. According to Flexera’s 2020 State of the Cloud Report, 93% of organizations have a multi-cloud strategy, and 87% have a hybrid strategy. The report also found that nearly 60% of organizations expect their cloud usage to be greater than originally anticipated […]

The Average Ransomware Demand Jumps by 33%

The Average Ransomware Demand Jumps by 33%

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of the business disruptions caused by the global health crisis, particularly the sudden and dramatic rise in remote work. Ransomware incident response firm Coveware reports that the average enterprise ransomware payment increased to $111,605 in the first quarter of 2020, up 33% from the final quarter […]

6 Tips to Prevent Data Breaches in Your Organization

6 Tips to Prevent Data Breaches in Your Organization

The best way to fix a data breach is to prevent it from happening in the first place. Since over 81% of successful data breaches are caused by stolen or compromised employee passwords, getting your password security under control is a big step towards preventing a security breach in the […]

More than Two-Thirds of Financial Services Firms Globally  Have Experienced a Cyberattack

More than Two-Thirds of Financial Services Firms Globally Have Experienced a Cyberattack

For financial services organizations, it’s not a matter of if a cyberattack will happen, but when. Keeper’s Global State of Cybersecurity in Small and Medium-Sized Businesses report, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, revealed that 69% of financial institutions globally have experienced a cyberattack in their company’s lifetime, with nearly half […]