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The Worst Ransomware Attacks in 2021

The year 2021 was marked by worst ransomware attacks, such as the attack on JBS Foods and Colonial Pipeline, causing loss of data and money for the affected companies. We've gathered the worst ransomware attacks of the last year in this post with some tips for your business to avoid this kind of headache. What is a Ransomware Attack? According to the U.S. Government’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Assurance Agency (CISA): “Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in exchange for decryption. Ransomware actors often target and threaten to sell or leak exfiltrated data or authentication information if the ransom is not paid.”In general words, it is a type of 'data kidnapping' where criminals act through cybernetic attacks to invade systems and steal such data and ask for money...

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Our Commitment to the Earth

Today, April 22nd, the world celebrates and remembers the importance of taking care of the planet on International Earth Day. The intention of this day is to reflect on the urgent initiatives that humanity needs to take to save the Earth and develop a sustainable conscience, aiming to reduce the negative impact of human actions on the environment. We at Ethos Technology are proud to say that we are part of the commitment to the planet. We care about the future of our home. As distributors of next generation technology, we carefully select who we work with to ensure our vendors care about the planet as much as we do. Omar Galbraith, CEO of Ethos Technology, “our vendor solutions offer capacity efficient architecture based on modern data reduction technology that can accelerate the achievement of sustainability goals by reducing data centre footprints. In addition to cutting carbon emissions. Our vendors products...

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Investments in cloud data storage exceeded 70 billion dollars

Did you know that in 2021, investments in cloud data storage exceeded 70 billion dollars? This is an 8.8% increase compared to 2020. Investments in traditional on-premises storage grew by 4.2% in comparison for the same period, reaching a total of $59.6 billion.The expectation is that by 2022, cloud investments will exceed $90 billion while traditional investments will fall in percentage.   How will your storage requirements evolve? Contact us to know more about the solutions we can offer to you!

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Did you know that Cohesity is a Leader in the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™?

The Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ in 2021 named Cohesity as a Leader for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software Solutions. According to the events of the last year, cybercriminals compromised almost 300 companies from January to April 2021, which resulted in an increase in ransomware costs, potential job losses, loss of revenue and loss of consumer trust. These organisations are fed up with having their data compromised due to a lack of security in the secondary storage\data protection environment. That's where Cohesity comes in, bringing solutions to these problems and becoming a reference in data backup and security. Learn more about Cohesity's services and the reason for this accolade on their blog.

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New SaaS Solutions Designed to Address Increasingly Sophisticated Ransomware Attacks

In the early days of cybercrime, cybercriminals focused on encrypting production data. Cohesity allowed customers to rapidly restore their data from backup. As a result, criminals innovated their attack methods and started directly attacking backups, in order to destroy or encrypt them. Thinking of a way to stop criminals, Cohesity unveiled new SaaS offerings, which are available in the data management-as-a-service portfolio of solutions managed by Cohesity. New SaaS Solutions from Cohesity Cohesity DataGovern: A data security and management service that uses AI/ML to automate the discovery of sensitive data and detect anomalous patterns of access and usage that can predict a cyberattack. Project Fort Knox: A service that allows customers to keep an isolated copy of their data in a vault managed by Cohesity to improve data resilience in the face of ransomware attacks. Learn more about Cohesity's new solutions.

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