Author: Mark Shriner

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Nature, and apparently cyberspace, both abhor a vacuum. Thus, while the number of ransomware attacks have dropped significantly in 2017*, there’s a new “kid” on the cybersecurity block, and that kid’s name is cryptojacking. What’s cryptojacking? Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of someone’s computing device to mine cryptocurrency. And, according to a...

[caption id="attachment_1269" align="alignleft" width="300"] Team adaQuest at the Microsoft Cybercrime Center[/caption]               Recently several members of the adaQuest team were invited by Microsoft to tour Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center (CDOC) and the Microsoft Cybercrime Center (MCC). While we were only allowed to enter and view a limited area of both the CDOC...

            So, OK, you are responsible for your organization’s IT security. Where should you start? Data protection, device detection, patches, passwords, GDPR, HIPPA, compliance vs. business requirements? It can all be a bit overwhelming.   At adaQuest we help companies understand their current IT security posture, see how it aligns with business...

[caption id="attachment_1141" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hiram Machado, CEO adaQuest[/caption] GDPR is becoming an increasingly important topic as it becomes enforceable from May 25, 2018.  And, as the fines for non-compliance can be sizable (4 percent of global revenues or 20 million Euro, whichever is greater), companies all across the world are scrambling...