While not a new concept, counter-marketing with social media does provide companies a unique way to increase awareness and demand while at the same time attempting to neutralize the impact of competitor social media marketing. The aim of social media counter-marketing is not to disparage competitors or detract from their social media efforts, but to translate their work into another opportunity to bring awareness to your company, message, and offerings.
Every large corporation and organization today face the significant threat of cybersecurity incidents. However, most practitioners who handle litigation and investigation matters are unfamiliar with the basics of responding to cybersecurity incidents and the challenges associated with incident response and post-data breach requirements.
According to the announcement, under the terms of the agreement, Magnet Forensics’ U.S. affiliate will acquire DME for up-front cash consideration of $6,750,000 plus a $2,250,000 earn out over two years based on the achievement of certain integration-focused targets. Magnet Forensics will retain all of DME’s current employees, including its current management team.
According to Laurie Chamberlin, Head of Professional Recruitment and Solutions North America at the Adecco Group, “The combination of Consilio and Special Counsel’s legal solutions business was truly complementary, with both organizations being highly regarded for the long-standing client relationships, excellent service experience, and deep market expertise.”
According to Nuix CEO Rod Vawdrey, “Topos will strengthen Nuix’s product offering by helping customers get to relevant data even faster. The potential for user-friendly dashboards and for users to easily customise the software to their specific needs also reflects Nuix’s focus on empowering our customers to search through unstructured data at speed and scale. We look forward to Christopher Stephenson [Topos CEO] and his talented team joining Nuix.”
According to Kevin Babcock, Director of Security Engineering at Everlaw, “Providing a fast, highly secure and modern collaboration solution that meets the critical needs of government agencies is of the utmost importance to us. Our move to AWS GovCloud (US) allows our federal clients to confidently use our solution, knowing that their information is protected by the highest cloud security standards.”
This paper evaluates attack methodologies of a ransomware attack: the underlying file deletion and file-encryption attack structures. In the former, the authors uncover the data recovery-prevention techniques and in the latter, they uncover the associated cryptographic attack models. The deeper comprehension of potential flaws and inadequacies exhibited in these attack structures form the basis of the overall objective of this paper. The deeper comprehension also enables the provision of enough technical information to guide decisions by victims before making hasty decisions to pay a ransom which might result into not only financial loss but loss of access to the attacked files if decryption is not possible by the attacker.
In this paper, the authors focus on ransomware, which is a type of digital crime that is essentially theft of information followed by demanding a ransom from the victim to regain access. They recommend a paradigm change, akin to the ARPANET project, with regards to a broadly deployed network storage system. The intent is to find a solution which addresses: 1) the financial incentive for ransomware attacks and 2) the difficulty of securing a system from an ever-evolving social/technical attack matrix. In addition, the authors take into account the restraint that any solution must be cost-effective.
According to John P. Kelly, CEO and founder of BlackStone Discovery, “We’re looking forward to joining the UnitedLex family and working to scale our offerings to meet increasing demand in the market. UnitedLex is the most innovative player when it comes to legal transformation, and we’re proud to bring our capabilities to enhance their suite of solutions.”
According to Brian Henley, Managing Partner, at Recurring Capital Partners “Hanzo is an exciting company in the unstructured data management space known for its history of innovation and delighting customers by making the complex simple. We are delighted to partner with the Hanzo team and supply them with growth capital to accelerate and scale their product and market initiatives.”