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Using mass phishing campaigns and off-the-shelf kits, cyber criminals based in different regions of the world are running sophisticated ransomware, malware and hacking campaigns against targets across the globe. The purpose it to infect victims and steal their data. The unfortunate and dangerous part is that these threats are increasing.

Today’s sophisticated attackers have a lot at their disposal to gain access or cause damage to an organization’s computer or network, and this happens while the victim is mostly oblivious that they’ve been compromised.

Ransomware—a malicious software that infects computer systems and displays a message demanding a fee for the system to work again—has turned into a lucrative business, generating over $1 billion for those perpetrating it.

The threat of ransomware and other malware is not going to go down anytime soon. In fact, with the pandemic forcing most of the workforce to work from home, we can expect cyber criminals to be more active than ever before. One company that realizes this is CONDYN.

Based in Centurion in South Africa, CONDYN is an internationally recognized risk and compliance solutions provider. The company takes pride in offering superior risk and compliance solutions to both governments and the corporate sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. CONDYN has an outstanding reputation in the regions it serves. To maintain this reputation, the company focuses to provides its clients with technologies that protect them from both internal and external threats and vulnerabilities.

“CONDYN is focused on providing technologies that protect organizations from outside and inside threats. Our approach is to find solutions that are comprehensive and address our clients’ needs. Silo solutions are expensive and often lead to security ‘gaps’ due to integration challenges,” says Jorina van Rensburg, Managing Director, CONDYN.

How Comodo is Helping CONDYN Protect Clients
Comodo is helping CONDYN win its battle against the increasingly active new-age cyber criminals by providing its Dragon platform with Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP), which is a complete cloud-native framework that delivers a zero-trust architecture to protect & defend endpoints. Its patent-pending auto containment technology has active breach protection that neutralizes ransomware, malware and cyber-attacks. The auto containment runs an unknown executable in a kernel API virtualized mode, thereby offering attack surface reduction (ASR) which neutralizes ransomware attacks. Comodo’s Dragon Platform also utilizes a Default Deny security posture with Default Allow usability to provide comprehensive protection against zero-day threats, while having no impact on end-user experience or workflows. In addition, Comodo’s Valkyrie analyzes and gives a trusted verdict for every file – no other company will analyze and give trusted verdict for 100% of the files on a network.

“CONDYN strongly believes in several criteria that need to be adhered to in the value chain, including an open and transparent relationship,” says Rensburg. “Value chain models must support local partners with ease of use and at the right price. Comodo fits our criteria with its cutting-edge auto containment solution that verifies 100% of unknown executables to prevent damage, includes strong support and a good understanding of MSPs and turnaround times, backed by guarantees on the offerings.”

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