6 Phases of Incident Response

6 Phases of Incident Response

An incident can include almost any unusual event on a network. This means just about anything, from discovering malware to identifying suspicious user activity. So how do you know when it’s time to implement a full incident response plan? The correct answer is that it’s always time to implement your incident response plan. However, many… Read more »

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From the Office of Brian Jackson, “The Importance of Security Awareness Training”

Your employees are not the weakest link. They are the primary attack vector.  Most organizations continue to place more trust in technology-based solutions than on training their employees to be more aware of the threat landscape and able to recognize the red flags associated with a cyber-attack. Organizations tend to see their employees as liabilities… Read more »

Security Awareness Recap

Thank you for following along this month as we talk about security awareness. We want to be able provide your company with the best knowledge and technologies to empower your users to be the first line of defense for your company. We hope that you have found these articles helpful and informative. We covered several… Read more »

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Why Getting Hacked Is a Security Advantage

We lock our doors, set the alarm, and install surveillance cameras for our homes and businesses, but when it comes to securing our digital landscape we “trust” our firewalls will do the trick. We take the stance that it won’t happen to me. The truth is, it’s not if, but when. With 90% of security… Read more »

New Form of Phishing to Look Out For

Phishing is moving beyond the email to your online presence to collect personal details to attack you on social networks. In a world where millennials have grown up with a device in their hand, inherently trusting everything they interact with on the web, cybercriminals are meeting victims where they are online, using a new type… Read more »

Data Breaches on the Rise During the 2019 Tax Season

Experts are warning that phishing attacks will be on the rise this tax season as electronic documentation is more commonly used when it comes to sending and receiving confidential information.   Cybercriminals are looking for two factors when they attack: They want a gullible victim who will fall for a scam email. They want either… Read more »

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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 »