How Ransomware Can Devastate your Business

Technology plays an important role in every aspect of business operations. Ransomware attacks have become increasing prevalent especially with the increase of remote working. According to Barracuda Networks study, 46% of business already had at least one cybersecurity incident within the first two months of shifting to remote work. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a […]

Backup your Data! – World Backup Day 2024

In a world reliant on digital data, it’s essential to take proactive steps to secure data. Cyber threats, hardware failures, and accidental deletion are one of the many instances for data loss. On March 31st, we celebrate World Backup Day as a reminder of the critical need to back up our data.   What is […]

MS Security Incident – Wakeup Call for Hyperscalers

In a recent disclosure, Microsoft shed light on a significant security incident affecting its Exchange Online accounts, underscoring the ever-present risks and challenges in cloud security, even among leading cloud service providers. This event serves as a poignant reminder that no entity, regardless of its size or the sophistication of its technology infrastructure, is immune […]

Broadcom Acquisition of VMware and Implications for the EUC Business Unit

Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware, completed on November 22, 2023, marks a significant pivot in the technology landscape, particularly for enterprises reliant on virtualization and cloud computing solutions. Broadcom Inc., a global leader in semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, now steers VMware into a new era, emphasizing the enhancement of private and hybrid cloud environments. This […]

Roles of CVE, CVSS, and MITRE ATT&CK Frameworks in Identifying and Managing Threats

Cybersecurity attacks, exploits, and bugs are reported through various standardized frameworks and databases. These frameworks provide a structured approach to identifying, classifying, and managing cybersecurity threats. The primary frameworks and databases include the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), and the MITRE ATT&CK framework. Each of these plays a distinct […]

Multi-factor Authentication Takeover

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) significantly enhances security by requiring multiple verification methods, but hackers continuously devise methods to circumvent it. Here are five ways they are currently doing so, along with what to watch out for:  Phishing Attacks: Hackers often use phishing to trick users into revealing their MFA credentials. They may send emails or messages […]

IT Vortex’s view on VMware Acquisition

The completion of Broadcom’s acquisition of VMware, which was finalized on November 22, 2023, marks a significant shift in the technology landscape. This acquisition, part of Broadcom CEO Hock Tan’s strategy to bolster the company’s software business, faced intense regulatory scrutiny worldwide, leading to several delays before its finalization. The deal, valued at $69 billion, […]

Navigating The Cloud Repatriation Wave: Unveiling the IT Vortex Advantage

The digital realm is witnessing a paradigm shift as businesses migrate from conventional cloud solutions like AWS and Azure towards an in-house data management approach, commonly termed as cloud repatriation. This transition, fueled by factors such as cost-effectiveness, enhanced control, adherence to internal policies, and specific storage needs, is meticulously elaborated in the Forbes article […]