90% of Breaches are Due to Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

90% of Breaches are Due to Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks

When a hacker or malware penetrates your company’s defenses, the first question should always be how did it happen? Most of the time, it was due to social engineering or phishing attacks. Let’s breakdown what a social engineering and phishing attacks are. Social engineering is the art of manipulating people, so they give up confidential… Read more »

Phishing hook

Protection Against Phishing Attacks

As compliance and consumer privacy laws get more robust, businesses need to become more aware of how to equip their employees with the knowledge of what a phishing email looks like and what not to do if they receive one.   Phishing remains a profitable tactic for cybercriminal organizations. The ability to gain access to… Read more »

Brian Jackson on ABC 33/40

Brian Jackson Weighs in on Cyber Security for ABC 33/40

Abacus Technologies’ Brian Jackson was interviewed for an ABC 33/40 news story on Cybersecurity. Cybersecurity experts are warning of a new type of text message phishing scam. ABC 33/40 has brought you the latest information on email phishing scams, but now security experts say crooks are targeting your sensitive information on your phone, using text messaging.… Read more »