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But Really, What is Ransomware?

Discover the past, present, and possible future of this costly cybersecurity trend. Everyone has heard the term “ransomware” and knows that it’s definitely not a good thing. But do you really know what ransomware is? Quick Explanation Ransomware is malicious software that encrypts the user’s files after being installed without the...

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Are You Prepared to Defend Against Ransomware Attacks?

Ransomware attackers don’t care who you are or what data you have. They only care that you need the data – whether its family photos on your phone or your organizations’ client information – and that you’re willing to pay for its safe return. Therefore, all individuals as well as organizations, from for-profit to non-profit, from...

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What to Do When a Ransomware Attack Occurs?

Start defining how to handle major aspects of a cyber incident response plan. The worst has happened – you discovered your machine, or even your entire network, has been infected with ransomware. Now what? Everyone hopes their defenses will properly protect them, but you must also be ready to deal with a ransomware infection as part...

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Know Your General Cybersecurity Posture in Under 10 Minutes

Take the complimentary cybersecurity benchmarking survey for quick insights into your current program.The cybersecurity landscape can be tough to navigate for organizations of all sizes. Bad actors areconstantly looking for new or more advanced ways to take advantage of unsuspecting businesses. Andcompanies might not know what those...

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Can You Complete our Virtual Escape Room?

Work with your team to solve puzzles and escape the virtual Pathway Forensics office. Are you looking for a fun way to connect with your team while working from different locations? Do you wish you could complete challenges that might not have anything to do with your day-to-day job? If you need a virtual escape, try Pathway’s Virtual...

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Pathway Forensics Voted Best in Texas for 10th Straight Year

Pathway Forensics, a subsidiary of Briggs & Veselka Co., was voted among the best of the best by Texas Lawyer Magazine again this year. The firm has won or placed in the top three in each of their relevant categories since the list’s inception a decade ago.“It’s an honor to be recognized for the 10th year in a row as the best in...

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Your Password Checklist

Top 5 Ways to Ensure Strong Passwords for EmployeesYour organization probably has a policy requiring you to update your password at a specified frequency. This is to prevent bad actors from having an infinite amount of time to properly guess your password. But there’s more to password management than frequency requirements.Whether...

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A Hacker’s Playground

A Look at Public WiFi Hotspots People are in love with, no, they are ADDICTED to free WiFi and will connect to any available public WiFi hotspot to get online, according to a Symantec 2017 WiFi Risk Report. The report polled thousands of adults who used public WiFi hotspots in 15 countries to get the data. As cybersecurity...

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