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Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the most dangerous and popular malware types out there. Starting from 2012, the number of ransomware scams have gone up exponentially. The core idea is to take your victim's data hostage and threaten to leak it until a certain amount of money is paid to you. The ransom is usually paid in cryptocurrency - mainly Bitcoin... More

Recovery Point Objective (RPO)

The amount of data that can be lost before major damage is incurred by the business after a disaster is referred to as the RPO, expressed in the duration of time preceding the most recent backup. RPO provides the tolerable limits for performance when it comes to data lost or not backed up during the period.... More

Recovery Time Objective (RTO)

After a business disruption the targeted duration and service level within which a process must be restored to its standard state is the RTO. The main objective of an RTO is to eliminate critical consequences due to interrupted business continuity.... More

Red Teaming

Red teaming is a full scope attack simulation used by enterprises to measure how well an organization’s people, network, physical security controls, and applications can withstand an attack from the real adversary. In simple terms, red teaming can be said to be ‘ethical hacking’. Using this simulation, the independent security teams can test how well an organization is equipped to... More

Resolution Intelligence Cloud

Resolution Intelligence Cloud™ is a native cloud data analytics platform for managing security and digital operations at service-provider scale. ... More

Reverse brute force attack

The reverse brute force attack targets a common password instead of a specific user using a common group of passwords against a list of possible usernames. For example, a simplistic option such as “password” may be used to brute force a username that goes with it. As with normal brute force attacks, reverse brute force attacks can be used to... More

Root-cause analysis

A root-cause is a factor that causes an incident and should be permanently eliminated through process improvement. The root-cause can be defined as the core issue—the highest-level cause—that sets in motion the entire cause-and-effect reaction that ultimately leads to the incident. Root-cause analysis is a collective term that describes a wide range of strategies, tools, and techniques used to uncover the causes of... More