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As Americans, we love lists.  That fact is self-evident when browsing our favorite blog sites, as many blogs start out with catchy headlines like, “The Top 5 ______ (fill in the blank).”  The love of lists is rooted deeply in our culture. We loved the Top 40 countdown for generations when it came to … Read More »

Evolution of Phishing Attacks and the Billions it is Now Costing Corporations »

It was 23 years ago that the first Nigerian phishing attacks appeared in the inboxes of users across the world. Known today as the Nigerian 419 scams, these emails of deceit were cleverly crafted around the premise of a Nigerian Prince and his financial accounts which were being frozen. As a result, his … Read More »

Simple Ways to Prevent Multi-Million Dollar Losses from BEC »

In February of 2016, Fischer Advanced Composite Components (FACC), an Austrian aerospace parts maker servicing customers such as Airbus and Boing, fired its CEO of 17 years. The driving factor in the dismissal was the company’s reported income loss of 23.4 million euros during the encompassing fiscal year. As a comparison, the … Read More »

BEC Phishing is a Bigger Threat than Ransomware »

Ransomware stole a lot of headlines in 2016 as organizations across the world fell victim to it. From hospitals to city transit systems, the infectious malware invaded enterprises, encrypting files and generally wreaking havoc. For most of those afflicted, ransomware translated into lost productivity and gallant efforts by IT departments to restore data … Read More »

11 Insights into Cyber Insurance and How It Concerns Your Business »

There’s digital gold in your data storage units, computers, networks, and clouds. There is also a large portion of your reputational capital, liability of multiple kinds, and quite possibly the economic viability of your enterprise. With all this at stake, protection against IT incidents and accidents is a priority. However, data backups and IT security … Read More »

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