Spear phishing is a more targeted form of a phishing attack, where individuals of a particular organization are deceived into divulging credential information. In spear phishing, a message is designed to look as if it came from a trustworthy source within the organization. The message then prompts the employee/member to respond in a certain way, or it contains a link that directs them to an authentic-looking page where they are deceived into divulging information.
Long gone are the days where companies would use multiple stand-alone security technologies that are expensive, difficult to maintain and that cause confusion to the online security framework of the business. Unified Threat Management (UTM) addresses this issue. UTM can be defined as the consolidation of essential security functions into a single device that can perform multiple security functions.
Ransomware is a kind of malware that is designed to target and disable critical components of your system (such as important files and essential system components), making them inaccessible and unusable. Once ransomware is installed, it embeds deep within the system and is often impossible to remove without access to keys/codes that only the developers possess.
Data is a beautiful thing — and a powerful business tool. But it doesn’t manage itself. Today’s information- and application-intensive business environments demand systems that can accommodate enormous transaction processing workloads with a proven infrastructure, while keeping the focus on reliability, security, and availability.