Hospital operations coming to a grinding halt. Patients being admitted by handwritten records. And a mysterious message explaining that the only way to get things back up and running is to pay a ransom. It's a scenario that is all too familiar to many hospitals around the country, and it's only getting worse as cybercriminals realize how easily they can penetrate the weak security at many hospitals.
How does a healthcare organization protect itself and keep operations running smoothly? Download our eBook Healthcare Ransomware: Hospitals on Hold to learn the measures your hospital or healthcare organization can put in place to ensure that this menace does not happen to you.
Phishing, which targets employees through fraudulent emails with the intent of getting at sensitive corporate data, is one of the biggest threats to corporate IT security. In fact, Kaspersky Lab's own research shows that in the aftermath of a phishing attack, professional services are usually required to restore normal service, leading to costly budget overruns.Phishing, which targets employees through fraudulent emails with the intent of getting at sensitive corporate data, is one of the biggest threats to corporate IT security. In fact, Kaspersky Lab's own research shows that in the aftermath of a phishing attack, professional services are usually required to restore normal service, leading to costly budget overruns.
But there is hope. Education on this topic goes a long way towards prevention. Download our eBook, The Dangers of Phishing: Help Employees Avoid the Lure of Cybercrime to learn how to educate your employees on this important issue.
We cover such topics as:
What applications are the most vulnerable.
Examples of phishing emails to watch out for.
Prevention tips to implement within your organization.
With all of the overwhelming statistics on cybercrime, it can be easy to forget that there are actual people behind these facts and figures.
Have you ever wondered who they are? What countries they come from? Who are their top targets?
As a leader in cybercrime analysis, Kaspersky Lab's GReAT (Global Research and Analysis) team has the answers to your questions in our new eBook, Cybercriminals: Unmasking the Villain, where you can find out such fascinating facts about the cybercrime world as:
• The rate of profit to effort for cybercrime is 20-to-1.
• Ransomware is so profitable that the total number of users attacked from 2014 to 2015 increased by 48.3%.
• Cybercriminals are getting more efficient than ever and even hiring out their services in an effort to increase their ROI.
This is the same type of intelligence that Kaspersky Lab shares with INTERPOL, CERTs and police forces around the world. Now it's yours for the taking.
Your employees are your most valuable asset. But they can also be the weakest link in your security chain.
According to Kaspersky Lab research, 73% of organizations had an internal security incident in 2015. Whether accidental or intentional, employees often cause internal data breach issues that can severely compromise your business.
Download our eBook, The Threats from Withinz; How Educating Your Employees on Cybersecurity Can Protect Your Company, to access invaluable research, tips and action items that you can utilize to protect your organization, such as:
• The importance of getting executives involved in cybersecurity awareness within your organization
• Why companies of all sizes need to focus on employee security awareness
• The common attack methods that cybercrimimals use
News stories about ransomware are becoming a daily event. Hospitals, government agencies and individuals have all been hit by this growing menace, and the threat is only going to grow. As cybercriminals learn just how effective this method of extortion is, Kaspersky Lab experts predict that ransomware attacks will become increasingly targeted at organizations most likely to pay.
But there is hope. By learning the tactics behind ransomware, you can stop an attack from happening in the first place. Download our eBook, Ransomware: All Locked Up and No Place to Go, to learn the key facts you need to know, such as:
• How ransomware works
• Whether or not you should pay the ransom
• Tips for protecting your company from ransomware
You don't have to be a victim of ransomware. Get the facts you need to protect your company
Virtualization promises to boost efficiency and cut costs, making it an important element in your IT department's efforts to do more with less. Whether you're running applications on physical or virtual machines, you still need to stay vigilant to guard against the constant and growing hazard of malware and other cyberthreats that can put your business at risk.
Kaspersky Lab security experts have created this practical guide to help you learn about:
• The benefits and perils of virtualization
• How to fold virtualization into your existing security policies
• The difference between agent-based and agentless security software
• Choosing and implementing the right virtualization security solution for your organization
Humorist Franklin P. Jones may have said it best: "When you get something for nothing, you just haven't been billed for it yet." These are wise words of warning for businesses counting on so-called "free" IT security software.
Kaspersky Lab has created an eBook to help you calculate the true cost of protecting your business infrastructure, intelligence, and reputation. Download "IT Security by the Numbers: Calculating the Total Cost of Protection" to learn about:
� The hidden cost of complexity
� The price of poor protection
� The performance trickle-down effect
� The bitter aftertaste of a sweet deal...and more!
An overwhelming majority of organizations have adopted virtualized servers and those numbers are on the rise. While the business benefits of virtualization are clear-increased performance and stability and decreased hardware costs, floor space, and management oversight-the virtualized world makes your organization vulnerable to a wide array of new cybersecurity threats. Are you willing to bet your organization's IT infrastructure on your ability to combat these hazards?
The IT security and virtualization experts at Kasperky Lab have created this resource to help you learn:
� How to enjoy the advantages of virtualization while avoiding the security risks
� When you should introduce cybersecurity into your virtualization installation process (Hint: the earlier the better)
� The benefits of an agentless security solution and how to sell it internally