Every day, before you have even finished your first cup of coffee, you've likely sifted through a myriad of email messages, most of which are equally important and require action. However, behind some messages is a hopeful cybercriminal waiting for you to react to their sophisticated phishing email. So how can you recognize and react to the fraudulent emails coming at you multiple times a day?
Your business faces security challenges today that simply didn't exist ten or even five years ago. Consider the influence of the pandemic in just the last two years. The unexpected situation prompted many organizations to rapidly adopt a remote workforce in an effort to continue operating.
Social engineering attacks on unsuspecting employees continue to be a favorite tactic among cyberhackers. Employee behaviors, such as clicking on fraudulent links in emails, reusing passwords across business and personal accounts, or downloading PDFs containing ransomware, put a company at risk. Small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) can reduce these risks by employing the following cybersecurity best practices within their organizations.
For many businesses leaders, the existence of cybersecurity risks within an organization is no surprise; the challenge is knowing HOW to address and reduce the risks they face. The fact is that cybersecurity risks are always evolving, so the first step is to discover what those risks are, then address and reduce those risks... rinse, and repeat.
The increasing theft of intellectual property and sensitive information is at an all-time high and a growing threat to our national security. The 2021 ransomware attacks on the largest gasoline pipeline and meat producer in the U.S. are clear evidence of these increasingly frequent and complex cyberattacks.
Were you one of the nearly 180 million holiday weekend shoppers in November (Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday)? According to data from the National Retail Federation (NRF), online shopping was far more popular than in-store purchases this year.
It may come as a surprise that cybercriminals prefer to target individual end-users rather than complicated, corporate infrastructures in their cyber attacks. It's easier for hackers to prey on unsuspecting individuals than it is to create expensive, time-consuming business network exploits. Below we will outline five common types of cyberattacks targeting end-users, the risks they pose to organizations, and the suggested data breach prevention steps needed to reduce the threats.