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AI Stats News: 62% Of US Consumers Like Using Chatbots To Interact With Businesses

Oct 25, 2019

AI Stats News: 62% Of US Consumers Like Using Chatbots To Interact With Businesses

Recent surveys, studies, forecasts and other quantitative assessments of the progress of AI highlighted the growth in consumers’ acceptance of chatbots, especially for help with routine tasks; questions about medical AI algorithms missing the worst patient outcomes; and new predictions for 2020 and beyond about the future of AI and work.

1 in 5 SMBs have fallen victim to a ransomware attack

Oct 17, 2019

1 in 5 SMBs have fallen victim to a ransomware attack

Ransomware remains the most common cyber threat to SMBs, according to a Datto survey of more than 1,400 MSP decision makers that manage the IT systems for small-to-medium-sized businesses.

House panels buckle down on election security, supply chain security today

Oct 16, 2019

House panels buckle down on election security, supply chain security today

TIME IS MONEY — Business losses due to downtime from ransomware attacks are four times higher than the average ransom request, according to a report out this morning from the IT services firm Datto Inc.

Ransomware: Hackers Are Raising Their Prices

Oct 16, 2019

Ransomware: Hackers Are Raising Their Prices

Hackers are raising their prices significantly as they become bolder in their ransomware attacks on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

MSP Security: Stop Preaching, Start Practicing

Oct 16, 2019

MSP Security: Stop Preaching, Start Practicing

As ransomware attacks spread, the MSP security conversation needs a 180 degree shift: From external sales pitches to internal risk assessments & mitigations.

Short cuts to research for MSPs

Sep 20, 2019

Short cuts to research for MSPs

One of the problems MSPs face is a shortage of time, and this, coupled with the fact that most have had limited exposure to the mechanics of marketing, means this is a gaping hole for them when they look to build their business pipeline.

Ransomware in healthcare: Saving time when every minute counts

Sep 16, 2019

Ransomware in healthcare: Saving time when every minute counts

Ransomware is malicious software that denies access to data or systems until a ransom is paid. While it sounds like something out of a movie, it is a very real and widespread threat. Hackers don’t discriminate, they attack where they believe there is valuable data and individuals willing to pay to regain access to it. This makes healthcare organizations prime targets.