Prioritize Phishing Protection in your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 5 – Multi-Factor Authentication

Passwords. Ten years ago passwords were a great way to protect people and information, but technology isn’t the same as it was ten years ago. Although passwords and other encryption methods continue to become more complex, so do the skills and technology of cyber-criminals. Veridium said it best in an article about passwords and multi-factor … More Prioritize Phishing Protection in your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 5 – Multi-Factor Authentication

Prioritize Phishing Protection in your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 4 – Security Awareness Training

While each of the topics we’ve covered so far in our Phishing Protection Series is important, security awareness training for your end users might just be the most important topic so far. After all, you are only as strong as your weakest link. The Infosec Institute has a great list of the top ten benefits … More Prioritize Phishing Protection in your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 4 – Security Awareness Training

Prioritize Phishing Protection in your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 3 – Anti-Malware Detection

Stop and think about this for a moment – when is the last time you updated the anti-malware or anti-virus program on your computer? If you’re like a lot of people, the answer isn’t necessarily the best one. Either 1) you aren’t sure (yikes!) or 2) you don’t have one (double yikes!!). If your answer … More Prioritize Phishing Protection in your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 3 – Anti-Malware Detection

Prioritize Phishing Protection In Your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 2 – Email Content Security

In this day and age, email has become completely ingrained into our society. In 2017 alone, 269 billion emails were sent EACH DAY. And that number is estimated to rise to over 333 billion daily emails by 2022. With that much communication flowing back and forth over the internet, it is no question as to … More Prioritize Phishing Protection In Your 2019 Security Strategy: Part 2 – Email Content Security

Something’s Phishy: How to Spot a Phishing Email

  Just because you have security software on your computer or phone doesn’t mean you’re safe from phishing emails. In fact, that’s what makes phishing so devious. These emails arrive looking so convincing and seemingly harmless that users don’t pause to question it before they click a link or open an attachment – and by … More Something’s Phishy: How to Spot a Phishing Email

Phishing Attacks Becoming Harder to Detect

Email scams and phishing attacks are becoming more complex and harder to detect every day. Cyber-criminals are getting smarter and using new ways to trick their victims. One of the latest techniques is just downright nasty. This new phishing attack vector was reported this week by Barkly. Users at one of their customers began receiving … More Phishing Attacks Becoming Harder to Detect

[ALERT] New Worldwide Ransomware Attacks

Thousands of Infection Attempts “A quickly-spreading, world-wide ransomware outbreak has reportedly hit targets in Spain, France, Ukraine, Russia, and other countries. On Tuesday, a wide range of private businesses reportedly suffered ransomware attacks. Although it is not clear if every case is connected, at least several of them appear to be related to the same … More [ALERT] New Worldwide Ransomware Attacks

BECA ALERT: WannaCry Ransomware Attack

They are calling it the “biggest ransomware outbreak in history”. According to our friends over at KnowBe4, “this is a cyber pandemic caused by a ransomware weapon of mass destruction”. In case you haven’t heard of it yet, it’s the WannaCry Malware attack that has crippled over 200,000 computers worldwide since Friday. Want to hear … More BECA ALERT: WannaCry Ransomware Attack