This report represents a global outlook and is based on over 650,000 unique endpoints distributed around the world. The main focus here is on threats for Windows operating systems, as they are much more prevalent when compared with macOS. We will see how the situation develops and may include data on macOS threats in the next report, as there has been a recent spike in these threats.
Ransomware and exploitation of networks are becoming much less random and more of a targeted event. Threat actors are beginning to move away from spray and pray phishing emails. Although the vast majority (54%) of ransomware attacks come from phishing, we are increasingly seeing a phenomenon known as whale hunting.
Migrating to the cloud can be challenging when determining the best migration strategy for your applications and systems. For a further explanation of the 6 R's of Cloud Migration: Re-host, Re-platform, Re-factor, Re-purchase, Retain, and Retire, download this Whitepaper to fully understand what each strategy entails and offers organizations.
Having a solid disaster recovery solutions for datacenters has been top of mind ever since the inception of IT. But IT has changed and evolved with the introduction of server virtualization and the cloud. Are the technologies we have been using over the past 2 decades still suitable for our ever changing and growing workloads, or do we need to look at a new more integrated virtual-aware and flexible solution?
The digital transformation strategies that are helping modernize all industries can, in part, be attributed to manufacturing’s fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 improves upon the efficiency and automation protocols of earlier transformations with technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and Internet of things (IoT). Through these advances, manufacturers can build and ship better products, more quickly, and for lower costs.
Data is the lifeblood of a business and it's up to IT Departments to keep it accessible and protected. With the ever changing landscape of networks, storage growth, the current (and intense) focus on security, and more professionals working from home, there are many challenges that IT professionals can face.
Ransomware attacks, which pose a direct threat to user data, continue to grow in frequency and complexity. You may have heard of 2017 global epidemics such as WannaCry and exPetr, which hit hundreds of companies around the globe. Good news: We have Acronis Active Protection to keep your data safe and secure.