DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Whitfield Blogs for Tripwire on Cyber Danger

DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Whitfield Blogs for Tripwire on Cyber Danger

Brent Whitfield, CEO of DCG Technical Solutions, recently served as a guest author for Tripwire, which delivers threat, security and compliance solutions. In his article, Whitfield explains how cyber crime has hit the mainstream with readily available exploit lists, downloadable network tools, scripts, and even hacking IT support, and what precautions business owners can take to avoid dangerous cyber attacks.

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

No one can escape the news of WannaCry. The IT industry has been covering this type of malware for years, but never has one campaign spread so far or infected so many computers. Read on to gain a greater understanding of what happened and how to prepare yourself for the inevitable copy cats.

DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Brent Whitfield Blogs for StaySafeOnline.org

DCG Technical Solutions’ CEO Brent Whitfield Blogs for StaySafeOnline.org

Brent Whitfield, CEO of DCG Technical Solutions, Inc., served as a guest blogger for StaySafeOnline.org, a website that educates the global digital society on how to use the Internet safely and securely. In his blog, Whitfield discusses the website's STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ guidelines for IT security, which include using a clean device and auto updates to ensure users' systems are running the most current software.

Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

Some ransomware strains are free to decrypt

Ransomware is everywhere. Over the last couple years, dozens of unique versions of the malware have sprung up with a singular purpose: Extorting money from your business. Before you even consider paying for the release of your data, the first thing you must always check is whether your ransomware infection already has a free cure.