Phishing and ransomware can be your worst nightmares, how can you prevent these evolving threats?
Toward resilience against phishing and ransomware attacks Over the past years, phishing and ransomware have become the most rampant form of cybercrime and an exponentially increasing threat to organizations. The vast majority of organizations have been targeted by phishing or ransomware. Ransomware, a form of malware designed for the sole purpose of extorting money from…Read More
Ransomware Attack: To Give or Not To Give, that is the question.
The definition of ransomware, according to the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering any files and the systems that rely on them unusable. Recent attacks on large businesses, hospitals and government departments would lead one to believe that ransomware attacks are solely…Read More
Cyberthreats are constantly evolving in order to take advantage of online behavior and trends. The COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. Cybercriminals are attacking the computer networks and systems of individuals, businesses and even global organizations at a time when cyber defenses might be lowered due to the shift of focus to the health crisis. Types…Read More
How ready is your food business for a cybercrime attack?
According to the MARSH 2020 Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey Retail/Wholesale, Food, and Beverage Industry Report, cyber risks are a top concern for retail, wholesale, food and beverage companies. In fact, the past two years have seen a significant increase in the number of retail, wholesale, food, and beverage (RWFB) organizations that consider cyber risks…Read More
Strong Passwords/Phrases and Account Protection
In honor of World Password Day on Thursday, May 6, 2021, the FBI is encouraging the public to strengthen their passwords/phrases and account protection. Passwords are used for everything; we use them for our phones, computers, email, even financial information. Unfortunately, many use the same simple passwords, like 1234 or Password1, for multiple accounts. Simple…Read More
IN: Five Steps to Creating a Cyber Security Incident Response Plan
Dear Valued Customer, Could a data breach happen to your company, and could you handle the cost of cleaning up? To prevent or mitigate loss, an incident response plan should be a critical component of your cyber security toolkit. Over 41,600 incidents and 2,013 confirmed data breaches were investigated by Verizon and its partners in…Read More
Prioritizing Cyber Security for Business Owners
United States e-commerce sales topped $146 billion in the second quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The rise of the online marketplace has moved in lockstep with the explosive growth of the internet over the past two and a half decades: Google now receives more than 5.5 billion searches a day…Read More
Five Steps to Creating a Cyber Security Incident Response Plan
Over 41,600 incidents and 2,013 confirmed data breaches were investigated by Verizon and its partners in the past year. The numbers paint a dark picture of the growing threat to businesses of all sizes – concern for cybercrime has increased 62 percent in the past year among business decision makers, according to a recent survey.…Read More
IN: Is Your Customer Information Properly Safeguarded Online?
Dear Valued Customer, This issue of the “—————–” is focused on Cyber Security. Hundreds of millions of million data records of U.S. residents have been exposed due to security breaches, and businesses rely on their use of technology and access to the Internet. This reliance increases the potential for data security and privacy breaches. Read…Read More
How Cyber Insurance Protects You Before A Breach
Data hackers can cost businesses big money. Travelers, a leading provider of Cyber Insurance, suggests that it could cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $7 million if they suffer a breach. Since any company that accepts electronic payments is at risk, Cyber Insurance has become one of the most important types of insurance any business…Read More