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Veeam 2018 Predictions: Five Availability Predictions

<b>Industry executives and experts share their predictions for 2018. Read them in this 10th annual VMblog.com series exclusive.</b><p><i>Contributed by Danny</i> …

Replication
User Generated Content

Turn More Prospects Into Customers

Learn how to turn more prospects into clients by leveraging the decision-making process every prospect goes through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard me say in the past that people are ready to buy when they are ready to buy--not when you’re ready to …

Customers

The massive global cyberattack affecting 200,000 victims will cause more chaos on Monday

There's going to be even more chaos from an ongoing massive global cyberattack on Monday morning.<p>Europol's executive director Robert Wainwright told ITV that there were at least 200,000 victims across 150 countries so far, and that number will go up on Monday morning when people go back to …

Cybersecurity

75% of health orgs live below cybersecurity poverty line

Kaiser Permanente chief technology risk officer shared predictions for 2017 and touches on the security issues likely to persist into 2018 at the …

Cybersecurity

Lessons from Ransomware Breach Reports

'Wall of Shame' Offers Details on Several Incidents Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • May 8, 2017<p>While the federal health data breach tally …

Thai companies hit by ransomware attacks make silent payments in fear of losing reputation

Nearly 10 big companies may have been a victim of these attacks.<p>Some large-scale companies in Thailand who were targeted by ransomware attackshave …

Cybersecurity

Ransomware: Now available with slick marketing

Ransomware vendors are advertising their wares with ever-greater polish and skill.<p>The developer of an easy-to-use form of customisable ransomware has …

Ransomware

Law Firm Sues Insurer Over Income Loss in Ransomware Attack

5/5/2017<br>01:29 PM<p>100%<p>0%<p>A Rhode Island law firm sued its insurer over failing to pay for lost income following a ransomware attack on the firm.<p>A small …

Information Security

How Your Business is Being Hacked and How to Stop It

60% of small companies that suffer a cyber attack or breach are out of business within six months, according to data from the National Cyber Security …

Cybersecurity

5 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Sales Prospecting

Social selling is the art of using social networks to find, connect with, understand and nurture sales prospects.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>Social selling is the art of using social networks to find, connect with, understand and nurture sales prospects. According to HubSpot, “The …

Selling

This Sales Plan Moves the Needle on Every Success Metric

Derek Draper builds high-performance sales teams. His secret: a documented, bulletproof plan broken into stages and actions. <br>Continue reading at …

Management

The 17 Best Lead Magnet Examples For Lead Generation in 2017

Do you know the #1 worst kept secret of lead generation in online marketing? It’s probably obvious from the title, but the worst kept secret is lead …

Ransomware became three times as expensive in 2016

The average price to free your computer from ransomware used to be $294. It's more than tripled in the last year.<p>It's getting more expensive to keep up with ransomware.<p>As victims struggle to deal with cyberattacks locking up their systems, payouts are on the rise for hackers who target entire …

Ransomware

Over Half of Businesses Paying Ransomware Ransoms May Not Be Getting Their Data Back | Inc.com

Ransomware is a form of cyber-attack in which criminals install malware (or trick victims into installing malware) on someone's computer that prevents the victim from accessing his or her files until he or she pays a ransom to the criminal. In 2016 losses to ransomware were somewhere around a …

Ransomware

Rich? This ransomware will charge you more to unlock your encrypted files

The 'Fatboy' ransomware automatically alters its demand depending on the prosperity of the country of the victim.<p>A new form of ransomware is …

Ransomware

Fatboy Ransomware: New Attack Ties Ransom To Price Of Big Mac

A new Russian-based ransomware-for-hire service called Fatboy has been spreading online, and will adjust a victim’s ransom cost based on the regional …

How To Use Simon Sinek's Golden Circle for Marketing and Sales | Inc.com

The Golden Circle is an innovative concept presented by Simon Sinek in his TED Talk "Start with Why". It's super inspiring and challenges the status quo at its core for identifying your purpose for what you want to do in business, and in life.<p>The thesis of Simon's "Start with Why" is his discovery …

Marketing

Soaring number of computers being hijacked for ransom

Gene Pane’s computer abruptly stopped working, save for a jarring message that appeared on his screen.<p>“It was a warning that said I had downloaded a …

Want to Get Into Ransomware? This Kit Costs Just $175

Want to Get Into Ransomware? This Kit Costs Just $175 Karmen Ransomware Is Based on Open Source 'Hidden Tear' Code Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • April …

This new dark web ransomware-as-a-service is customised so any script kiddie can launch attacks

The RaaS was found being sold for $175 by a Russian cybercriminal and allows users to remotely control and monitor attacks.<p>A new dark web …

Ransomware is now so awful it's actually making us take security seriously

'I've got nothing worth stealing' is no longer a good answer.<p>Ransomware is a particularly nasty species of online threat. Unwisely clicking on one …

Ransomware
Cybersecurity

Investigating Business eMail Compromise and Ransomware

Maria Ramirez of Los Angeles County's District Attorney's Office on Lessons from Recent Cases Tom Field (SecurityEditor) • April 13, 2017<p>When she …

Your Action Plan for Addressing Ransomware

In 2017, ransomware, the use of weaponized encryption to block access to a computer system or service until a ransom is paid, is all the rage among …

Nearly 40% of Ransomware Victims Pay Attackers

4/14/2017<br>11:30 AM<p>50%<p>50%<p>Ransomware is targeting more consumers, and many of them are paying hundreds to attackers.<p>Nearly half (45%) of consumers have …

Information Security

4 Critical Sales Lessons From a Former FBI Hostage Negotiator | Inc.com

Every few pages I read, I found myself writing down negotiation tips and ideas I wanted to test with our sales team and clients. So when I landed in San Francisco, I decided I had to cold email Chris Voss in order to learn even more about his negotiation strategies to become even better at …

San Francisco
Entrepreneurship

Don't Do This While Cold Calling

Things Not to Do While Cold Calling<p>Updated June 19, 2017<p>While many prospecting methods exist nowadays – including email, social media, and even snail …

Selling