Updated June 28, 2017: New Ransomware, Petya: a global threat Many organizations worldwide are being crippled by a new variant of the Petya ransomware. The new variant, also known as Petrwrap *update: it seems some groups are referring to this outbreak as “NotPetya” and classifying it as a “Ransomworm”, has penetrated a number of vital network…

Missed our webinar “Guarding your business against ransomware”?   We’ve got the presentation available for download here and the video will be ready shortly.  In the meantime, feel free to contact us with your questions on Ransomware and how Layered Security – combined with end user training – can safeguard your business not only from ransomware but many of the…

Protect your business from WannaCry and future ransomware threats We’re providing a quick action list to reduce the spread and impact of WannaCry, the ransomware which affected 200,000+ systems in 150 countries starting on Friday May 12.  While the situation is very serious, the solution for stopping this breed of ransomware is now clearly documented and…

  Is your data an easy target for social engineering hacks? For a process called ‘penetration testing’ a credit bureau recently hired a security company (run by a well-known former cybercriminal skilled in a variety of break in techniques) – to devise ways to breach security in their IT systems, to look for openings in…

Markham, Ont. – January 31, 2017 – Pathway communications has completed the HIPAA & PIPEDA compliance audit for its Data Centre, Private Cloud infrastructure and processes.  As of February 1st all client data hosted within Pathway’s Markham Data Centre including Cloud solutions, are fully compliant with the requirements specified in HIPAA and PIPEDA for handling and storage…

New designation guarantees optimal security, privacy and availability for customers    – Pathway Communications today announced that the company has successfully completed the requirements for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance. PCI DSS is a global financial information security standard intended to keep debit and credit card holders safe from online security breaches. It…

Since inception, Pathway has been driven by the belief that a product is only as good as the support a customer receives. We always strive for excellence in both delivering a great product and making sure our technical support is able to help you when things go wrong. In short, your satisfaction is what we…

Building a data centre that stands out so it can survive in a crowded market is tough, especially with the growing disparity between upstarts and giants, but nevertheless exciting. I speak from having worked on the ground, to eventually guiding the technology and business direction for our business — a cloud and data centre firm….

Todd Howe, Linux Systems Engineer Traditionally, specialists in information security divide into two opposing camps — the Red Team and the Blue Team. The Red Team’s role is to simulate barbarians at the gate: probing network defences and acting like attackers in order to expose and report weaknesses. Blue Team is left to pick up…

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