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Hospital Paid the Ransom, but the Criminals Didn’t Decrypt the Files

Michael Collis

Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita was the latest in a string of hospitals around the country to be hit with ransomware. The amount of the ransom request is unknown, but we do know that the hospital…

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Ransomware Destroying Businesses; How Do You Stop It?

Michael Collis

You come into work Monday morning after a wonderful weekend with the family and are ready to start the week off with a bang. Meetings scheduled, appointments set, clients to contact, but first…

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WatchPoint to Release CryptoStopper.io May 16th

Michael Collis

       WatchPoint is releasing its latest malware intrusion technology, CryptoStopper.io, on May 16th, 2016. After seeing Ransomware cripple businesses across the country, WatchPoint's innovation…

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CEO of WatchPoint Weighed in on Cybersecurity on KCRG’s Ethical Perspectives Program Sunday April 17th

Michael Collis

Greg Edwards, the CEO of local cybersecurity firm WatchPoint, appeared on the KCRG program, Ethical Perspectives, on Sunday, April 17th.  The title of the program was "Tapping the iPhone".  Edwards,…

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CEO of WatchPoint Data to Weigh in on Cybersecurity on KCRG’s Ethical Perspectives Program This Sunday

Michael Collis

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – APRIL 13, 2016 – Greg Edwards, the CEO of local cybersecurity firm WatchPoint, is set to appear on the KCRG program, Ethical Perspectives, at 11:00 am on Sunday, April 17th.  The…

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Tapping the iPhone

Michael Collis

Greg Edwards, the CEO of local cybersecurity firm WatchPoint, is set to appear on the KCRG program, Ethical Perspectives, at 11:00 A.M on Sunday, April 17th.  The title of the program is "Tapping the…

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Defenseless Against Cryptowall…Or Are We?

Michael Collis

You enter work on a bright Monday morning with several projects on your plate: clients to call, appointments to make, accounts to update, meetings with staff.  But what you weren’t expecting was to…

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Locking Your Kid's Credit

Michael Collis

 It’s the year 2030 and your son, James, is off to get his first car.  With a sparkle in his eyes and an extra pep in his step, he heads to his local bank to secure a loan for the first big purchase…

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Cyber Attacks:  The Cost to Big Businesses

Michael Collis

Not a week goes by that we don’t hear of another crippling cyber-attack on a major company in the U.S. Target, Sony, Anthem, Home Depot, Staples, Kmart, UPS, the list goes on and on.  Who’s next? …

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Cyber Crime Against the Small Business

Michael Collis

As a small business owner are you prepared for a cyber security attack? What damage would a cyber security breach mean to your company? Who is responsible for cyber security in your organization?  As…

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