You probably now receive a lot more text messages today from companies that you did a few years ago. This is due to businesses trying to bypass full inboxes. Retailers have joined the trend and are urging customers to sign up for shipping alerts via SMS. The medical industry has also joined the trend with doctors and dentists sending out SMS appointment reminders. Continue reading
Phishing is the number one method of attack for everything from ransomware to credential theft. Email phishing is the main method for delivery but other delivery means are on the rise. Continue reading
Phishing remains one of the biggest dangers to every business’s security as it is the main delivery method for all types of cyberattacks. Cisco’s 2021 Cybersecurity threat trends report shows that at least one person clicked a phishing link in around 86% of organizations and suggests that phishing accounts for around 90% of data breaches. Continue reading
We all expect the Christmas / New Year season to be a time of celebration, peace and goodwill to all, right? But cyber attackers didn’t get the memo. They are more likely to attack businesses with phishing attempts during the holidays. Prevent issues by knowing what to expect. Continue reading
It is a sad but true fact that your employees are your number one cyber-security threat.
They are often the main gateway through which hackers gain their way into your business. All it takes, is one staff member clicking on one wrong link in an email, for cyber-criminals to get in. Continue reading
Every day countless phishing emails are sent to unsuspecting victims. While some of these messages are obviously fraudulent, others can be a bit more convincing.
So, how do you tell the difference between a phishing email and a legitimate one? Unfortunately, there is not one single technique that works in every situation, but here are 5 things to be on the lookout for: Continue reading
Your business can’t afford to take any risks with data as the potential costs are way too high. It is not only government regulations that you need to worry about. Your whole
reputation is at stake as there are thousands of cyber-criminals who are on the hunt for badly set-up IT networks and computer systems. Once inside, they then easy access to your valuable data. Continue reading
Scammers jump on any of the latest happenings in the world and are always looking for opportunities, and at the moment they are targeting the coronavirus (aka COVID-19). This article outlines what you need to watch out for and how to stay cyber safe. Continue reading
The executives of your company are the big fish in your sea and cyber-criminals think of them as whales. In fact, whaling is a new cyber-security threat targeting your C-suite level staff. Continue reading