Tag: Cybersecurity

30
Mar

60% Of Data Breaches: Missing Patches

Written by: Jay H. Most organizations are aware of the threat of phishing attacks and the effects they can have on businesses. However, just as significant are missing operation system patches and application patches, which accounted for nearly 60% of data breaches in the past two years. Larger businesses are hit the hardest with high downtime costs and disruption, and

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24
Mar

How Hackers Are Targeting Your Remote Workers

    Written by: Jay H. As employees move to a remote environment due to the coronavirus pandemic’s spread, cybersecurity experts say that hackers will follow them, seeking to take advantage of the disorientated workforce. Hackers are targeting remote workers through several vectors, hoping to trick employees into handing over sensitive information. These methods include: disguising their malicious software as

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19
Mar

How To Spot An Email Scam (Phishing)

Written by: Jay H. Email scams (phishing) are a common tactic used by scammers to install malware on a victim’s computer or access sensitive information such as passwords, usernames, and credit cards and banking information. Although some email scams are quite obvious to spot, others can be well-disguised by scammers to look legitimate. Here are some easy ways to spot

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2
Mar

4 Cybersecurity Threats Of 2020

Written by: Jay H. Cybercriminals use several tactics to threaten an organization’s cybersecurity, and the costs can be catastrophic. In 2019, $2 trillion in losses was attributed to cybercrimes, and by 2021, that number is expected to rise to $6 trillion. Alarmingly, around 60% of companies face cyber-attacks, including DDoS, phishing, and social engineering attacks. In 2020, organizations face various

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