Cybercrime is a real threat to all businesses, SMB's included. Statistics are only showing an increase in cyberattack methods, and successful attacks result in a significant loss of productivity and data. We want to show you why we stand by Cylance for Five Nines and our partners.
A new technological threat has been increasing in popularity and strength in recent years - botnets. These are not the kind of botnets that productively crawl search engines to provide you with the best search results, these botnets are malicious and have the potential to hijack your computer.
.BANK is not just another way to change up your domain name, it's a proactive and protective measure put in place to give you peace of mind that your customers are protected. Phishing in the financial industry is all too common, as it is the #1 cyberattack and starting point of most breaches. This reason alone is why .BANK domains are so important to implement.
Once spam hits your email inbox, you become a target. When it comes to technology, humans tend to be the weakest link in most IT security situations. Attackers will constantly try to trick them, manipulating users to click on things that they shouldn't through a variety of methods. Oftentimes, these "tricks" are via email, as email platforms can target a very large number of people and is a very "budget-friendly" attack. If users happen to click the wrong thing within the spam email, bullseye, internal data then becomes exposed.
First, take a moment to test how secure one of your top-of-mind passwords really is by clicking this link:
Did the test tell you that you needed a stronger password? Did it tell you that your password is strong enough? Do you use that same strong password for everything?
When users have to make up a password, two strategies are typically used:
Your mobile device holds your entire life: emails, messages, photos, social media accounts, etc. Because your phone is always in your hands, on your desk, or in your pocket, it's hard to believe that it can be hacked. This is a real possibility, however, and one that should not be taken lightly.
Here are 3 signs that will tell you whether or not your phone has been hacked, and tips that will help prevent your device from being exposed.
We'd like to throw a quick statistic your way. According to the security awareness training platform KnowBe4, 91% of successful data breaches start with a Spear Phishing Attack. Why is this significant? This number proves that end-users are the vulnerability when it comes to IT security.
Now that we have gotten your attention, we'd like to provide you with a breakdown about what phishing really is, how it works, and how you can avoid being a target and the weakest security link.