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Protect Your Employees From Phishing Attacks

Posted by David Laub on Jul 29, 2021 6:30:00 AM

Your employee receives an email from Amazon or UPS. They click on the embedded link, thinking they’re following it to track a package. When it won’t open, they shrug off the oddity and delete it.

Sometimes it’s not an email. Instead, it’s a banner ad telling your employee that they have a virus and need antivirus software. When your employee clicks, nothing happens once again, and they think little of it.

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Disaster Recovery Planning Is Exactly What You Need

Posted by David Laub on Jul 14, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Imagine this: one of your employees gets an odd email from an unfamiliar address. They open the email, read its contents, click on a link or attachment, and identify it as innocuous spam that snuck through your company’s filters. Suddenly, their browser crashes unexpectedly. The employee remarks that this is odd, but when they can easily reopen the browser and resume their business, they go through their day without much of a second thought.

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How Is Covid-19 Affecting Cyber Security?

Posted by Kyle Webb on Jun 9, 2020 8:33:22 AM

The year 2020 has not started with sunshine and rainbows. In fact, this year has possibly been the worst in the past 15 years or so in terms of the diverse set of challenges we've faced as a global society. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has not only increased the incidence of life-threatening disease, it has also increased the risk of cyber threats as more of us work remotely. These threats include not only cyber criminal activity such as scams, extortion, and data theft, but also industrial and nation state espionage. 

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Ransomware is BIG Business

Posted by Richard Stephens on Jun 26, 2019 11:25:07 AM

If you think that is an overstatement, ask the city of Riviera Beach, Florida.

The city council of Riviera Beach, Florida, unanimously voted to pay $600,000 in Bitcoin to a group of hackers who took control of their computer systems. Additionally, the council voted to spend nearly $1 million on new computer equipment because of this attack.

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