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Why is Safer Internet Day important in 2018?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 10:43 AM

Safer Internet Day has come around again, and this year the theme is ‘create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you’. Since we started out as a company, we've been teaming up with other organisations to help make the internet a safer place for all. This includes protecting the No More Ransom […]

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Does the channel have a blind spot when it comes to the biggest security and data protection challenges?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 23:58 PM

As an organisation that sees our relationships with channel partners as essential to our ability to react to customer needs, we’re constantly looking to find out what they think. That’s why we polled 164 channel partners across Europe in late 2017 to find out more about their customers’ cybersecurity woes. We then compared these findings […]

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Free Webinar – 2017’s Ransomware Lessons Learned

Monday, December 18, 2017 11:21 AM

Free webinar:  2017’s Ransomware Lessons Learned Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Time: 1:30 PM PST Duration: 1 hour Register here A billion dollar in criminal profits. Five billion dollars in global damages. Any way you slice it, 2017 was the Year of Ransomware—and it’s not slowing down. Register now for an important webinar where you’ll get the latest […]

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Barracuda’s European tour: 5 cities in 5 days

Monday, October 16, 2017 06:49 AM

While holiday season may be over, our Barracuda team decided to renew their passports in order to commence on the European #cudatour17. Starting with Noordwijik, they bravely decided to embark upon a whistle-stop tour of five cities in just five days, moving onto London, Vienna, Frankfurt and ending in Paris. All in aid of talking […]

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Office 365 Active Usage Soars — Some Still Unclear On Security

Thursday, October 12, 2017 05:59 AM

If you asked an end user within an organization that recently migrated from Microsoft Office Suite to Office 365, they’d probably tell you that the transition was smooth and hardly noticeable. They might even say that they’re really enjoying the additional productivity on any device, the always up-to-date applications, and the anytime availability and access. […]

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Ransomware tops the list of barriers to cloud

Thursday, October 12, 2017 00:59 AM

Right on cue with the end of summer, the autumn leaves have begun to fall and the weather has started to turn. Much like the weather, cyber criminals are forever changing their tactics in order to find the most efficient and lucrative way of exploiting organisations and getting past those pesky cybersecurity defences. In this […]

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Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 08:28 AM

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the US, which is an annual effort by the Department of Homeland Security to educate the public about privacy and security in our increasingly connected world. There are different themes each week, and this week the focus is on cybersecurity in the workplace. Creating a culture […]

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Rate of Ransomware Attacks Reaches Epidemic Levels

Friday, September 29, 2017 06:09 AM

They say misery loves company so when it comes to ransomware a new study suggests there’s a lot cold comfort to go around. Thanks to bots another other automation tools the rate at which those attacks will be launched is expected to increase. In fact, Europol, the law enforcement arm of The European Union, in […]

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Is spear phishing the new ransomware?

Friday, September 29, 2017 05:55 AM

In a 2016 survey on ransomware, 43% of North American consumers said they did not know what ransomware is. That's despite the fact that ransomware activity had increased 300% during the same time period. Toward the end of 2016, ransomware attacks against businesses were taking place every 40 seconds. For individuals, that number increases to […]

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Threat Spotlight: Email Malware Impersonates Secure Bank Messages

Thursday, September 28, 2017 04:59 AM

Everyone seems to be on a heightened alert following the recent Equifax data breach and probably keeping a closer eye on bank statements and credit reports for good measure. You might even be more likely to open an email from your bank these days that perhaps you would’ve ignored in previous months. Monitoring bank accounts […]

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