Spear Phishing – Avoiding the Trap

Phishing is an attack designed to trick Internet users into giving away confidential information, typically by sending an e-mail posing as a legitimate organization (like a financial institution) and linking to a website disguised as one associated with that institution. Spear phishing is a more sophisticated version of phishing that takes these attacks to the next level. Instead of sending …

Ransomware…..right in your backyard

Ransomware attacks continue to make headlines therefore, being proactive is critical. Hospitals, universities, SMBs and even government offices have found themselves a victims of these attacks. You must take every precaution against Ransomware attacks, especially as they become more and more frequent. In this climate of threats, it is necessary to add as many layers of protection as possible. That’s …

Cyber Liability and protecting yourself

Cyber Liability:  Then and Now   The term “cyber-liability” is certainly one that is at the forefront of everyone’s minds as it continues to dominate the headlines.  Both the new-age age criminal and the reliance on electronic data has forced companies to alter their risk management plans to include protection against data breaches.  In the past, cyber liability policies were …

Cyberattack

Cyberattacks and the real impact they have on Small Business!!!

Most small business owners believe cyberattacks are the concern of large corporations, however nothing could be further from the truth. According to Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 71% of cyberattacks occur at businesses with less than 100 employees.[1]  However smaller organizations are often not as concerned as they need to be, added Kevin Haley, a Symantec director in charge of …