5 Reasons we’re seeing more ransomware attacks than ever before

August 31, 2021 | Devin Partida
Devin Partida

Devin Partida

Devin Partida is a cybersecurity writer, as well as the Editor-in-Chief of ReHack.com.

August 31, 2021 | Devin Partida

5 Reasons we’re seeing more ransomware attacks than ever before

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Cybersecurity specialists have noticed several troubling trends over the past year, ransomware being one of the most concerning. While this is far from a new issue, it’s now more common than ever before. Every month in Q2 2021 set a new record for ransomware attempts, contributing to a 151% year-over-year increase…

July 22, 2021 | Devin Partida

More businesses lost larger sums of money to phone scams in past year

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger.   Fraudulent phone calls have been an issue for years, and they’re becoming more common. According to a recent report from Truecaller, 59.49 million Americans lost money to scam calls in the past year, costing $29.8 billion. These threats have risen in both number and cost, and businesses can’t…

June 7, 2021 | Devin Partida

7 Challenges in modern Cybersecurity and how to fix them

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger.   Cybersecurity is a leading concern for any business today. While this trend has made IT security a secure and potentially lucrative field, modern cybersecurity professionals also face growing challenges. If you hope to keep your business safe amid rising threats, you’ll have to overcome these obstacles. In that…

April 26, 2021 | Devin Partida

The 5 most crucial Cybersecurity updates for businesses in 2021

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. For as long as businesses have used computers, cybersecurity has been crucial. Now, as modern business and data are becoming inseparable, it’s an absolute necessity. As companies start to recover from 2020 losses, they should consider investing in security updates. Cybercrime reached new heights in the past year, with internet…

March 22, 2021 | Devin Partida

Texas power failures highlight dangers of grid attacks

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. In mid-February, a winter storm left more than 4 million people in Texas without power. These outages lasted days, leading to substantial property damage and even death, and they paint a grim picture for the future. Should a cyberattack successfully infiltrate U.S. power grids, the results could be deadly. The Texas…

March 1, 2021 | Devin Partida

5 Cybersecurity concerns surrounding the COVID vaccine

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. COVID-19 vaccines are starting to roll out after a year of grappling with the pandemic.  While this certainly inspires hope for the future, there are still risks on the road ahead. As distribution ramps up, vaccine-related cybersecurity concerns are also rising. Cybercrime has been a prominent side effect of the…

January 25, 2021 | Devin Partida

How reliable is real-time security?

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Today’s world is a fast-paced one, and that reality means changing the approach to security. Traditional ways of securing networks or premises often involved responding to threats after they happened or preparing for the most likely attacks based on experience. Now, an option called real-time security — or real-time…

December 9, 2020 | Devin Partida

6 Information security predictions for 2021

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Maintaining appropriate information security measures will remain a priority for the foreseeable future, especially with people’s lives becoming increasingly digitized. Here are six trends to expect in the year ahead. 1.  An increase in the Zero-Trust approach Taking a zero-trust approach to data and infrastructure security means that an…