Our Information Security Consultant, Todd Gifford CISSP, shares his thoughts on supply chain risk.
Optimising IT's Managing Director, Gary Smith, was asked to contribute his thoughts to a feature on working "On The Move" in the current edition of South West Business Insider magazine.
More and more businesses of all sizes are falling victim to ransomware, a form of cyber attack where all the files on your PC (and possibly even across your network) are encrypted so you are unable to access them. The cyber-thieves then demand a ransom for unencrypting the files, hence the name.
We have been advised by the Specialist Crime unit at Gloucestershire Constabulary that, within the past 24 hours, a number of businesses throughout the UK have received online extortion demands from a group calling themselves 'RepKiller Team'.