"Sophisticated attacks have been increasing year over year. This has been reported many times, and the “why” hasn’t ever changed — but reporting through media channels has certainly made the attacks more visible to a wide audience. For cybercrime attacks, the No. 1 motivator is money. More companies are choosing to pay ransoms, so cybercrime has become more profitable than ever before. We are now regularly seeing hackers demanding ransoms for millions of dollars. It has been a repeatedly successful enterprise for these criminal actors.
Additionally, the rise of cryptocurrency provides hackers an additional layer of anonymity when they collect ransoms, since they are accepting payment in blockchain and cannot be tracked. This has been a dream for creators of ransomware — an easy way to collect payment and disappear into the night."
This year is already off to a flying start and we’re delighted that so many outstanding Wi-Fi companies big and small have chosen to work with us in 2024. Here – in no particular order – are seven new additions to our Wi-Fi NOW partnership list, which we believe is the world’s premier community of Wi-Fi industry leaders. We will of course be working closely with all our partners new and old through the year to showcase their outstanding contribut...
A common refrain in cybersecurity circles is that humans are your weakest link. There’s truth in this, but making this the focal point of your cybersecurity training and culture can sometimes have unintended consequences.