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VMware ESXi Ransomware: What You Need to Know

Lately I’ve seen a several instances in the news talking about ransomware targeting ESXi servers.  While it doesn’t surprise me much at all, it has been gaining a lot of attention.  With the amount of environments that are virtualized today, the focus seems to be on recovery of virtual machines versus the recovery of the …

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Ransomware Is a Disaster

What is a disaster, anyway?  According to our good friends at Merriam-Webster, a disaster is “a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction”.  Ransomware certainly meets that definition.  If bringing a company’s  IT systems and business operations to a screeching halt doesn’t constitute great damage, loss, or destruction I don’t know what does. Ransomware is …

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Kali Linux VMware – The Complete 2021 Guide

  Kali Linux is a popular and powerful Linux distribution that comes with many security tools built right in.  If you have ever head of BackTrack, BackTrack became Kali Linux in 2013.  It is a Debian based distribution.  A distribution like Kali is important for security professionals because it comes with so many tools baked …

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How to Get Started With VMware vSphere Security

When you hear the word security in today’s information technology climate, you may feel shivers down your spine.  IT security has been a rapidly growing field for some time now.  The news has been full of stories dealing with data breaches, ransomware, and lots of things you hopefully have not experienced in your environment.  Whether …

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