Webroot’s Top 10 Nastiest Ransomware in 2017 Read the analysis of the nastiest ransomware attacks. Among the names are headline-grabbers you know, but a few others might surprise you. To see the Top 10 list, check out this infographic or watch the video. Watch the video>>

Ransomware Changes the Game for IT Disaster Recovery Rob Giffen, President of Avalution, discusses why ransomware requires adapting the IT Disaster Recovery process from start to finish. In this article, he highlights key areas on which you should focus. Go to the article>>

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    The seventh annual Advisen cyber survey shows a significant decline in executive management's consideration of cyber risk as a significant threat. Click HERE>>
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    With extreme climate events becoming more common, Brink News offers a discussion on whether communities should be rebuilt or relocated after a disaster. Click HERE>>
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  • Heed the Call
    In Texas, the Rebuild Texas Initiative looks to local churches and religious organizations to assist in disaster recovery. Click HERE>>
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    The Philadelphia Inquirer looks into the efforts to help people recover from Hurricane Sandy, and the work yet to be done. Click HERE>>

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Avalution Consulting Opens European Headquarters in Dublin, Ireland
Cleveland, OH – October 31, 2017 - Avalution Consulting, a leading international business continuity, IT disaster recovery, and information security consultancy and software provider, has opened its European Headquarters in Ireland, it was announced today. The company, founded by Brian Zawada and Robert Giffin in 2005, which is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio (USA), decided on Dublin as it embarks on its European expansion with a team of over 30 consultants and Catalyst software team who service clients globally. Avalution Consulting provides business continuity, IT disaster recovery, and information security services to organizations of all sizes including for profit, not-for-profit, and government organizations - across a wide number of sectors including Banking, Technology, Healthcare Insurance, Retail, Education, Manufacturing, Professional Services, and Utilities. Avalution helps organizations mitigate risk and protect their people, operations, resources, profit, and brand. Get the full release>>



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