Been taken hostage? – ransomware…

Ransomware – a form of malware that attacks your computer, except more dangerous. Ransomware blocks access to systems by encrypting all the files. Simply being aware and knowing what ransomware is goes a long way to secure the data on your system. Join us on June 1st to learn more.

Ransomware: It’s Not If, It’s When (and it’s gonna hurt) CAL event Oct 18/16


Recent experiences with ransomware attacks have struck very close to home here in Calgary. No organization or individual is immune to the attack attempts and several local organizations have had their data and networks attacked, compromised or completely disabled. The risk is high. The probability is almost certain. What can we do? On October 18, …

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Real Conversations with Real CIOs: Have you been held hostage?


The September event hosted by the Vancouver Chapter of CIOCAN provided opportunities for conversations among members on five different topics of interest.  Brian Kuhn hosted the discussions about Security/Ransomware, and submitted this summary: When asked if they had experienced a Ransomware ‘event’, virtually all participants in the three sessions indicated that they had. Ransomware is …

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