Russia’s invasion of Ukraine turned out to be a shock to the global community despite the threat that had been growing for months preceding it. Although the military action is taking place within the Ukrainian boundaries, the financial disruption it brought about has spread far beyond. The global stock market is tumbling, the oil and […]
A Canadian government employee thought to be involved in a series of crypto-related ransomware attacks has been extradited to the United States to face judgement. Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins – who worked as an IT consultant for Public Works and Government Services in Canada – is believed to have carried out attacks that led to approximately $28...
Not too long ago, it was commonly thought that people shopping for a car would browse on a mobile device but buy in-store or on a desktop computer. After all, the thinking went, who would make a $30,000 purchase on a phone? More recently, however, there’s been a massive shift to mobile. “Over […]
One of our recent webinars began with an astonishing statistic: It’s recently been predicted that by 2040, around 95% of all purchases will be made via eCommerce, and it’s likely the pandemic has only accelerated that estimate. Kristina Azarenko, eCommerce and Technical SEO Consultant and Founder of MarketingSyrup, shared this statistic in her recent webinar […]
As a CSIRT consultant, I cannot overemphasize the importance of effectively managing the first hour in a critical incident.
Finding out what to do is often a daunting task in a critical incident. In addition, the feeling of uneasiness often prevents an incident response analyst from making effective decisions. However, keeping a cool head and actions planned out is crucial in successfully
During the past year, we’ve seen customers running self-managed Elasticsearch clusters on AWS who were running out of compute and storage capacity because of the non-elasticity of their clusters. They adopted Amazon OpenSearch Service (Successor To Amazon Elasticsearch Service) to benefit from better flexibility for their logs and enhanced retention periods. In this post, we […]