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15 April 2020Washington Post

The Cybersecurity 202: Hospitals face a surge of cyberattacks during the novel coronavirus pandemic

"Hospitals are not necessarily more susceptible to ransomware attacks. However, an attack can have severely detrimental consequences for them, such as the loss of patient records, and treatment delays or cancelations." Michal Salat, threat intelligence director at Avast, on hospital ransomware ... (see more)

7 April 2020Inc.

How Do You Know You Work for a Great Leader Now? They Should Be Doing These 4 Things

"From properly securing at-home work networks to providing individuals with the equipment they need to do their job successfully, to teaching proper video conferencing etiquette, there are very tangible, simple steps we've taken to ensure that our remote workforce is functioning properly, and ... (see more)

24 February 2020CRN

The 2020 Security 100

Avast Business was featured as one of the coolest endpoint security companies of 2020, highlighting last year’s launches of Secure Web Gateway and Secure Internet Gateway. (see more)

6 February 2020Fast Company

Security flaws threaten ‘panic buttons’ meant to protect hotel workers

Martin Hron, senior researcher at Avast, highlights the child tracker research he conducted in 2019, discussing the vulnerabilities of location trackers. (see more)

9 January 2020ZDNet

CES 2020 Innovation Awards: Winners and trends

Avast Omni is a CES 2020 Best of Innovation Honoree for Cybersecurity and Personal Privacy. (see more)

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