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lcavanagh

Nick is the Senior Director of Security & Architecture at Liquid Web. He has over 16 years of experience in Technology and brings a wealth of knowledge and a strong understanding of data security to help safeguard our customers' environments.

A Deep Dive into CryptoLocker Ransomware Malware and How to Protect Yourself

Ransomware attacks are real and dangerous. The CryptoLocker ransomware attack remains, alongside Petya and WannaCry, one of the most prolific large-scale attacks in malware history, designed specifically for Windows operating systems. Cybersecurity specialists say the first CryptoLocker attack took place on September 5, 2013, yet the ransomware crippled about 500,000 Microsoft Windows computers at a […]

Here Is What You Need to Know About Meltdown and Spectre

Earlier this week, multiple vulnerabilities were released that affect nearly every modern server and desktop computer.  These are being known by the monikers as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”.  These vulnerabilities affect Liquid Web and many other service providers.  Since becoming aware of these vulnerabilities, Liquid Web has been working diligently to plan and implement the best resolution […]