Vancouver, B.C. – (June 30, 2017) Premier Managed Services Provider, VirtualArmour International Inc. (the “Company”) (CSE:VAI) (3V3:F), announced today it continued to maintain 100% protection for its entire client base after a second cyberattack know as ‘Petya’, hit Global businesses.
“This recent attack was originally believed to be ransomware similar to WannaCry but the ransom component has subsequently been shown to be a smokescreen and real motives were seemingly to cause indiscriminate damage,” said Andrew Douthwaite, VP of Managed Services at VirtualArmour. “The level of damage caused to machines infected with Petya is significant so we’re obviously proud that our engineers were able to ensure all VirtualArmour clients remained secure and were in no way impacted by the events.”
In the wake of the attack, VirtualArmour was asked by Bloomberg North and Investing News Network to provide an expert overview this latest attack and offer advice on necessary steps organizations should take to protect themselves.
VirtualArmour is an international cybersecurity and Managed Services provider that delivers proprietary solutions to help businesses build, monitor, maintain and secure their networks.
The Company maintains 24/7 client monitoring and service management with specialist teams located in its US and UK-based security operation centers (“SOC”). Through partnerships with best-in-class technology providers, VirtualArmour delivers leading hardware and software solutions for customers that are both sophisticated and scalable, and backed by industry-leading customer service and experience. VirtualArmour’s proprietary CloudCastr client portal and prevention platform provides clients with unparalleled access to real-time reporting on threat levels, breach prevention and overall network security.
VirtualArmour services a wide range of clients – which include those listed on the Fortune 500 – within several industry sectors, in over 30 countries, across five continents. Further information about the Company is available under its profile on the SEDAR website, www.sedar.com, on the CSE website, www.thecse.com, and on its website www.virtualarmour.com.
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