COVID-19 cyberthreats

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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…

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How ready is your food business for a cybercrime attack?

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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 to be a top threat. Smaller companies, particularly those with less than $100 million in annual…

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Strong Passwords/Phrases and Account Protection

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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…

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Phishing and ransomware can be your worst nightmares, how can you prevent these evolving threats?

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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…

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The Evolving Threat of Ransomware

The meteoric rise of ransomware has garnered substantial attention over the past decade and for good reason: the malicious software attacks can cripple their intended targets. Now, recent data is shedding light on an evolving threat – while overall ransomware infections have decreased, enterprise infections have grown by nearly 12 percent in 2018 and account…

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15 Effective Cybersecurity Strategies For Your Remote Workforce

When you’re operating a remote team, one question that often comes up is how to keep your business information safe. Employees don’t always have the same security measures in place on their home Wi-Fi networks as you do in the office, so there may be an increased risk of a data breach.You need to help…

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Recovering from Identity Theft

Is someone using your personal information to open accounts, file taxes, or make purchases? Visit IdentityTheft.gov, the federal government’s one-stop resource to help you report and recover from identity theft. Data Breach? Lost Info? Did you get a notice that says a company lost your personal information in a data breach? Did you lose your…

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Don’t Let Ransomware Hold Your Business Hostage

It can be as easy as an employee opening an email attachment. Once they do, a virus can infect their computer, lock their files and tell them to pay a ransom if they want to regain access. This is a type of cyberattack known as ransomware, one of the most important cyber risks businesses need…

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Identity theft and cybercrime

The scope of identity theft Identity theft continues to pose challenges for consumers as criminals develop new mechanisms to commit fraud. According to the 2019 Identity Fraud Study from Javelin Strategy & Research, the number of consumers who were victims of identity fraud fell to 14.4 million in 2018, down from a record high of 16.7 million…

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Identity Theft and Cybercrime

The scope of identity theft Identity theft continues to pose challenges for consumers as criminals develop new mechanisms to commit fraud. According to the 2019 Identity Fraud Study from Javelin Strategy & Research, the number of consumers who were victims of identity fraud fell to 14.4 million in 2018, down from a record high of 16.7 million…

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