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Be on guard against these crafty schemes by hackers

In the face of a continuous rise in malicious cyberattacks, businesses remain vulnerable to the ever-evolving tactics of social engineering. Unlike malware, which infects systems through malicious code, social engineering relies on manipulating individuals into divulging sensitive information. To safeguard your business from these deceptive attacks, it’s essential to understand the underlying techniques and implement… Continue reading Be on guard against these crafty schemes by hackers

Don’t fall for these common social engineering tricks

In an ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, experts tirelessly develop new defense systems to safeguard individuals and businesses from the relentless pursuit of hackers. But hackers have found an effective way to circumvent even the most robust network security systems: They capitalize on human vulnerabilities, tricking people into divulging sensitive information. To avoid becoming the next target,… Continue reading Don’t fall for these common social engineering tricks

Avoid falling victim to social engineering tactics with these tips

While business owners may invest heavily in malware protection, they often overlook the vulnerabilities inherent in human behavior. Social engineering, a cunning strategy that exploits human trust and psychology, requires little or no sophisticated technology, yet can inflict significant damage by luring unsuspecting individuals into divulging sensitive information. To safeguard your business from these deceptive… Continue reading Avoid falling victim to social engineering tactics with these tips

A guide to IT security terms everyone should know

You’ve probably heard the term “malware” thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean? In this article, we will define malware and a few other commonly used terms in IT so you can better protect your business. Understanding these basic cybersecurity concepts doesn’t require deep IT expertise, so read on. Malware For a… Continue reading A guide to IT security terms everyone should know

Most commonly used terms in cybersecurity explained

With so many different IT security terms and concepts that you need to learn when running a business, where should you start? Diving into cybersecurity can be challenging, but learning about the most commonly used terms in IT security is a good place to start. Understand these basic terms so you’ll be better prepared to… Continue reading Most commonly used terms in cybersecurity explained

A short guide to IT security lingo

As more and more businesses move their operations online, the need for robust cybersecurity measures has never been greater. However, many employees are still unfamiliar with many cybersecurity terms. Here are some of the most commonly used terms in IT security. By understanding these terms, you will be better equipped to protect your business from… Continue reading A short guide to IT security lingo

Don’t let hackers fool you with these tricks

The volume of malicious cyber attacks is increasing every year. Although many companies use the latest network security systems, they aren’t immune to the hackers’ favorite strategy — social engineering. Unlike malware, social engineering tricks people into volunteering sensitive data. Here’s what you should know to protect your business. Phishing This is the most frequently… Continue reading Don’t let hackers fool you with these tricks

Beware of these social engineering tactics

The Rio Summer Olympics took place years ago, but the hackers who infamously used social engineering to exploit the event are still with us. Although business owners may think that their systems are safe from malware, they may not be prepared for social engineering. This strategy can be used to steal personal information from unsuspecting… Continue reading Beware of these social engineering tactics

4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

Experts are constantly creating new security systems to protect individuals and businesses from hackers. From those who want to attend popular events like the Olympics to avoiding an angry boss, hackers are preying on gullible victims to circumvent network security systems and steal sensitive information. If you don’t want to be the next victim, read… Continue reading 4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

Young workers are more gullible to tech scams

The old cold-call scam is still a popular way for fraudsters to dupe people out of their money. But now they’re taking their tactics to the computer generation, and it can be surprising just who is falling for the new tech-related fraud. Read on to find out how scam artists are targeting the younger generation… Continue reading Young workers are more gullible to tech scams