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Is DMARC the Answer to the Phishing Problem?

Phishing is a global problem plaguing many businesses.  The statistics on phishing alone are scary. These three in particular should scare you: 65% of U.S. organizations were victims of a successful phishing attack, 1 in 15 U.S. Government employees are exposed to phishing attacks, and 3 billion phishing emails are sent per day. Phishing is …

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4 Types of Phishing Emails You Need to Watch Out For

There are many email scams out there to watch out for. Most of us now know that there isn’t a Nigerian prince out there wanting to send us a boat load of money if we just give them access to our bank account. Do you know about some of the new scams out there? Certainly, …

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Increase Your ROI With Managed GRC

That’s a lot of acronyms in one title, but hopefully I’ve got your attention. Who doesn’t want an increase in ROI?  There is a case for a great Return on Investment (ROI) for having a trusted partner manage Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) on your behalf.  Having a successful GRC programs means alignment with …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Scams to Watch Out For

While the year 2020 has finally come to a close, the COVID-19 pandemic has not ended with it. With the hope of the vaccines released by Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech respectively, there is hope that the pandemic will soon come to an end. In the meantime, scammers are still using COVID-19 to scam people. One of …

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Do Cyber Criminals Retire?

Recently, the Maze ransomware gang has announced that they are shutting down their ransomware operation. The group said that “Maze Team Project is announcing it is officially closed,” and that it had no partners or official successors, and appeared to confirm that the news website to which it posted details and leaked data from its …

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10 Tips To Protect Yourself From Phishing Emails

The thought of phishing emails is enough to panic most seasoned cyber security professionals.  Afterall, they spend a lot of time and money to beef up security technology, only to have it all undone by an employee who clicked on a bad link in an email.  While up-to-date patching and anti-virus software can reduce the …

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Cost Effective Tips for Improving Your Business’s Cyber Security

Cyber Security is necessary for today’s connected businesses.  One thing that is a challenge, particularly for smaller businesses, is the lack of financial resources to help defend against a cyber attack.  Below, are some tips that a business of any size, but especially a smaller business, can utilize to help protect themselves from a cyber …

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Cyber Attacks Surge Over the Holidays

Don’t let the holiday season lull you into a false belief that your computer, networks and internet connected devices will be safe from hackers.  Criminals don’t take a vacation, and certainly this time of year is a lucrative one.  In fact, phishing attacks are usually on the rise at this time of year.

10 Tips For Detecting Phishing Emails

The thought of phishing emails is enough to panic most seasoned cyber security professionals.  Afterall, they spend a lot of time and money to beef up security technology, only to have it all undone by an employee who clicked on a bad link in an email.  While up-to-date patching and anti-virus software can reduce the …

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