Latest headlines: Hope Roth on ransomware, plus news from T1V, Black Box, Shure, SIICA, Sharp NEC, Key Digital, Scala, Xilica and more
May 9, 2022 | Volume: 13 | Issue: 9
Have you ever feared a ransomware attack? I know I have. Hope Roth writes in her latest column about why we should all fear something like this happening and some steps you and your company can take to keep your information and data protected. Integrators unite!
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Every company should fear a ransomware attack, but AV companies are in a uniquely precarious position. Our systems are closely integrated into our clients’ infrastructure and we are often privy to sensitive information. This one-two punch of trust and vulnerability makes for a tempting target. Add in many firms’ lackadaisical approach when it comes to basic cybersecurity precautions and it’s a small wonder that we don’t hear more horror stories.