In the cybersecurity ecosystem, some threats emerge in the limelight while others lurk in the shadows. Acoustic side-channel attacks, fueled by deep learning and ever-present microphones in almost everything we own, have recently emerged from obscurity. Parallelly, the persistent onslaught of ransomware attacks serves as a reminder that both the overt and covert cyber threats demand equal attention. Both underline a singular message: our data, more than ever, is in the crosshairs.
One Year Anniversary Stories.
One of the pillars of Object First is valuing opinions and contributions from every level of our company. We understand that greatness lies in diversity, and we actively foster an environment where everyone’s voice can be heard. From our ambitious interns brimming with fresh ideas to our seasoned CEO who guides us with wisdom and clarity — we know that our collective insights are the driving force behind our innovation and success.
We are thrilled to be participating in the VeeamON again this year. This engaging community event, renowned for bringing together the best minds in data protection, presents an exciting opportunity for you to connect with us and experience Ootbi, so visit us at booth #G9 and let’s explore how Ootbi can ransomware-proof your backups.
The recent release of the National Cyber Strategy by the Biden administration marks a significant shift new chapter in how cybersecurity is approached in the United States. The strategy highlights the need to shift the burden of cybersecurity from individuals, small businesses, and local governments, and instead, it puts the responsibility in the hands of software developers and other tech companies
We celebrate backup because it’s the last bastion of defense against ransomware. Once the firewall fails, then the antivirus software, then the replication, what’s left? Only the backup can save us…
We covered the basics in our previous blogs. We already know what storage is, why everybody needs it, and what to consider when picking one for yourself. Now it’s time to get technical. What do you say?
What is Object Storage?
Detailed Guide on Object Storage: Benefits, Use Cases, & More
In the first installment, we learned about the 3-2-1 strategy, with an extra 1 — signifying the importance of having an air-gapped copy of your backup data. With a comprehensive roadmap of where and how to store your critical backup data, let’s not forget where we left off with the all important 0. What about the zero?
Everyone knows someone who has been affected by ransomware, and if you are reading this blog, you now know another. My experience with ransomware attacks is not because I downloaded some wacky .exe or failed a funny phishing test. My data was exposed alongside many others in a massive breach over five years ago.
Ransomware attacks are increasing at staggering rates. Ransomware impacted over 90% of organizations in the past 12 months, up from 72.5% last year. Despite continuous investments in cybersecurity and data protection, ransomware continues to put your data at risk. You can read more about these shocking statistics at VentureBeat.
Firstly, if you read our most recent blog series about various storage platforms, thank you. If you haven’t, I recommend checking out the third and final piece covering object storage and how it mainly benefits cloud users today (and very soon Object First’s on-premises customers as well!).