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CMMC Just Changed Drastically – Here’s What We Know About CMMC 2.0

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Welcome to the DataLocker blog, your home for DataLocker’s thoughts on the trends moving the cybersecurity industry. Bad actors are constantly developing new ways to attack and steal your data – don’t get caught in the dark. Follow the DataLocker blog for the latest in security vulnerabilities and how you can better protect your remote data.


May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

It’s become all too common  for organizations to suffer cyber attacks.. Just look at the recent global ransomware attack, WannaCry, which has impacted companies across the globe.  Hackers are demanding ransom payments in Bitcoin and companies are often paying. In fact, in 2021, 37% of all businesses have been hit by ransomware attacks like WannaCry. […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Hackers have the goal of stealing valuable information and money from people and businesses. In fact, cyber-attacks are now estimated to cost companies an average of $200,000. How do you prevent hacking from affecting you? It’s wise to invest in tools and tactics to prevent hacking and keep your vital information safe. Here are some […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Hacking isn’t just for movies or news headlines anymore. Hacking t affects people and businesses every day. According to Inc, 60% of businesses will not make it to their sixth month in business due to hacking and cyber-attacks. But what does hacking look like? Well, hacking can take many different forms, depending on who the […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Hacking is one of the most significant cybersecurity threats facing organizations. According to IBM, it takes about 280 days for companies to realize they’ve been hacked. This makes hacking one of the most challenging cyberattacks to deal with. So, what’s hacking? Hacking is the process of using your technical knowledge to break into a computer […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Malware is a type of malicious software that can cause all sorts of problems for businesses and consumers alike. It comes in many different forms, including viruses, spyware, worms, and Trojan horses. In 2020 alone, 5.6 billion malware attacks were recorded, which makes you wonder: what causes malware, and how can we stop it? There […]

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May 29, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Investing in a secure drive is an excellent way to protect your sensitive data from getting into unauthorized hands. Even when you store software-encrypted data in regular USB drives, it’s still possible to use sensitive data. For example, in 2017, an unencrypted USB thumb drive exposed Heathrow Airport’s confidential files after it was found on […]

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May 28, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

As most businesses have shifted their operations to digital platforms, the need for cyber security is on the rise. Cybercriminals target all types of businesses; however, smaller firms are more vulnerable due to their weaker security defenses. According to a survey conducted on senior executives, 46% of all small businesses have become victims of malware […]

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May 28, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

The different types of viruses that affect your systems are referred to as malware. It’s an umbrella term used to describe the malicious software programs that cyber-criminals use and spread to gain access to your computer. This program is specifically designed to inflict harm on individual computers, computer networks, and even servers. What Does Malware […]

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May 28, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Threat vectors are means through which cyber-criminals gain access to your server. Phishing, malware, ransomware, and stolen credentials are all considered to be threat vectors. Each of these paths has a specific vulnerability for us to focus on. For instance, access through compromised credentials is often the result of human error, whereas malware spread typically […]

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May 28, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Ransomware is a type of malware that demands payment from a victim. This virus works by encrypting all of the user’s files or locking them out of their system. Once the files are compromised, the cybercriminal asks for a ransom in exchange for a decryption key. Victims are often charged a large sum of money, […]

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