The Dangers of Social Media Sites and Phishing

June 18th, 2018

One uncomfortable reality of the social media era is that the information that we are so freely sharing online is actually providing cybercriminals with a treasure trove of information that they can use to make their malicious attacks more believable...and therefore more successful.

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Would You Fall for a Phishing Scam?

May 10th, 2018

Phishing is one of the most prevalent and efficient ways for cyber criminals to exploit employees and gain access to sensitive data. Instead of looking for system vulnerabilities, they are targeting human ones by creating sophisticated campaigns intended to trick you and your staff into providing sensitive data to them.

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The Fundamentals of Social Engineering: What Every Business Needs to Know

May 02th, 2018

Being cyber aware is a business imperative, and understanding the fundamentals of social engineering is critical to that awareness.  Because the cyber criminals are targeting YOU.  Not the vulnerabilities in your systems, but you and your team.

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Don't Know About SMiShing? Don't Open That Text Until You Read This!

June 22th, 2017

It’s official!  In our connected world, no digital domain or communication is sacred anymore.  In addition to staying alert to email phishing scams, malvertising and insecure Wi-Fi connections, text messages should also be treated as suspect thanks to SMiShing.

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What is Social Engineering? (Because If You Don't Know, You Should)

April 06th, 2017

Social engineering is the art of manipulating you into giving up personal or private information.  It's also a very common type of cyberattack levied against small and medium-sized businesses (SMB’s), making it critical that you understand both what it is and how it’s being used to trick victims (your employees) into handing over confidential...

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These bad habits are putting your computer at risk

January 11th, 2017

You may be the one who is most responsible for putting your computer at risk of a breach or malware infection.  But by taking steps to end these 10 bad habits, you can limit your risks and enjoy a safer, more secure 2017.

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Beware These Popular Online Scams

October 28th, 2016

Halloween frights may come around only once a year, but there are some truly scary scams lurking online every single day of the year.

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Is Your Business Network Safe...From Your End-Users?

October 03th, 2016

He didn't MEAN to take down your business network.

All he did was click on the link in that email his bank sent him unexpectedly.

Because if he didn't follow that link immediately, his account was going to be frozen.  And he had plans later on, so not being able to access his account was going to be super inconvenient.

It was just one click.

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QuickTime for Windows Users: Time to Uninstall

April 20th, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert recommending that any QuickTime for Windows users immediately uninstall the program due to potential security risks.

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How to Spot Phishing Attacks and Keep Your Business Network Safe

March 04th, 2016

Do you know how to spot phishing attacks and keep your business network safe from threats like ransomware and identify theft?

One of the mainstays in a hacker's arsenal is the phishing attack. Phishing is defined as a form of fraud in which the attacker tries to learn information such as login credentials or account information by masquerading...

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