The first phishing attacks have been traced back to the mid 1990s with the rise of AOL. Hackers would get fake accounts and pose as AOL employees, instructing users to update their personal and billing data. The result? Stolen information.
What defines a cyber “incident”, and if it happens to your business, how serious is it? These are two prominent questions among businesses of all sizes and industries. These questions, however, are especially vital to answer for small businesses who often lack the staffing, technology, and resources to understand and implement adequate cybersecurity.
Trust us, we know that “getting hacked” seems scary enough on its own. However, there are additional consequences that go along with a breach or cyber incident that you should be aware of—including some you may not have realized.
Seconds matter when you’re detecting threats, and they’re even more vital when a threat becomes a successful cyberattack.
New York's SHIELD Act applies to businesses nationwide, with compliance required for anyone who does business with or holds personally identifiable information (PII) of New York residents. The following are key takeaways regarding SHIELD Act compliance.
Security services are a great way to protect MSP clients, but should they be optional?
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, holiday gifts and New Year's celebrations – these are some of the factors that make November through January the most active online-shopping period of the year.
Cyber criminals have no off season, neither should your security. Here’s a lineup of the cybersecurity solutions that team up to be your offense and defense.
Your adversary may not always be on the other side of a screen.
Learn about the growing cyber threat that attackers use to make money… by taking yours.
High-profile, newsworthy cyber breaches may have you believe that only big corporations like Target, Facebook, and Equifax are where cyber criminals focus their efforts. However, it continues to be proven that small and mid-sized organizations are being targeted frequently, despite the belief that a smaller organization has nothing that would be valuable to a criminal.
If a single password was the barrier between an attacker and your network, would it hold up against brute force?
The bad guys got their hands on a powerful tool… and now they use it to get their hands on your passwords.
Learn one method used by attackers to gain a foothold in a network and escalate their privileges.