Tag Archives: security

Hostage Data

Ransomware continues to surprise me in different ways. Recently there was an incident where data was not only encrypted, but also copied back to the criminals. In this case, Apple was the target through a supplier with the ransom note … Continue reading

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Incident Response Data

I was watching a PoSh session at the PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit recently where a sysadmin had a series of scripts to run when there was a problem. One of these was Rapid Response, which gathers information from a … Continue reading

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Checking Up on Vendors

Many years ago I was in the Denver airport, waiting to board a plane. At the time I was consulting with a small startup company and they called me in a panic, having had an issue with their database deployment … Continue reading

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Ransomware May Get Worse

I’ve never had to deal with ransomware, but across the last couple years I’ve been surprised how many friends and customers have dealt with this. For those that are prepared, it’s a time sink and a hassle. For those that … Continue reading

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