CISOs report that ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity concern in 2021

February 15, 2021 | Theodoros Karasavvas
Theodoros Karasavvas

Theodoros Karasavvas

Theodoros ‘Theo’ Karasavvas is a freelance writer based out of Corinth, Greece. He has written for Ars Technica, American Express, Gizmodo, Gold Visa Japan, Mental Floss, and Ancient Origins, among others. He has a Master of Studies in Law from the University of Athens and speaks four languages. He specializes in writing about history, current events, tech trends, and privacy technology.

February 15, 2021 | Theodoros Karasavvas

CISOs report that ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity concern in 2021

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. As the number of remote working arrangements rose substantially in the last year, cybercriminals were quick to take advantage of these new opportunities. Spam and phishing emails increased in number even more rapidly than telecommuting, and company cybersecurity officers found themselves struggling to keep up.  Phishing emails often came with…

January 28, 2021 | Theodoros Karasavvas

Serverless computing: Is it worth the risk?

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. A new trend for developers is emerging, as many companies shift towards using serverless computing. The name is a bit misleading, as serverless computing still relies on servers for storing data, but those who use serverless computing leave the maintenance of the server to their provider. They pay only for the…

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December 15, 2020 | Theodoros Karasavvas

Why application-layer encryption is essential for securing confidential data

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Your business is growing at a steady rate, and you have big plans for the future. Then, your organization gets hit by a cyberattack, causing a massive data breach.  Suddenly, your company’s focus is shifted to sending out letters to angry customers informing them of the incident -…

December 1, 2020 | Theodoros Karasavvas

What is Vizom malware? Everything you need to know

This blog was written by an independent guest blogger. Security researchers working with IBM Security recently uncovered a new malware code that is being used to attack online banking users in Brazil.  Referred to as ‘Vizom’ by the team, the code utilizes remote overlay attacks to siphon sensitive financial data and make fraudulent transactions from victims bank…