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Be a Scrooge This Christmas – Don’t Gift Your Data to Cyber-criminals
Scams

Be a Scrooge This Christmas – Don’t Gift Your Data to Cyber-criminals

“Beware of Greeks bearing gifts” is a well-known proverb and refers to the famous Trojan Horse used by the Greeks to enter the city of Troy, under false pretences. The Trojan metaphor is very common in the world of cyber-security and now you know why. It is very rare to get something for nothing (or is it just me?) and so this one time you are being encouraged to be a Scrooge this Christmas and Don’t Gift your Data to Criminals.

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How to detect a phishing email
Office 365

How to Detect a Phishing Email

With so much of your time being spent in your inbox, it’s not surprising that this is where cybercriminals are increasingly targeting their victims. Your email is “The Number One Threat Vector” and Phishing emails are proving highly successful for cyber-criminals. The content for this post is courtesy of our partners at VadeSecure. Here you will learn how to detect a phishing email after which you should take the test to see if you can detect a phishing email. To find out how you can protect your inbox, please visit our Managed Email Security page by clicking on the button below.

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Microsoft Teams new features for 2020
Microsoft

Microsoft Teams – Top New Features Of 2020

This year has seen Microsoft release some welcome new features, including Custom Backgrounds, 3 x 3 view on Desktops and Raise your Hand in Meetings. As the features keep rolling out the team at IT.ie have picked the top new features announced at or leading up to the Microsoft’s Virtual Ignite 2020 event.

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ransomware
Ransomware

70% of Enterprise Ransomware Victims Pay Up

The world most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. So what happens when this most valuable of assets is compromised or stolen? Would you pay to get it back or prevent its release to the wilds of the internet? Recent data suggests that 70% of enterprise ransomware attacks result in the criminals successfully eliciting payment from their victims.

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Invoice Redirect Fraud 2020

It was reported by RTE, that Gardai in Waterford are investigating after it was discovered that a company was conned out of €65,000 while in the process of buying a machine to be used in the manufacturing of PPE.

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Microsoft Teams: The past, the present and the future

Microsoft Teams was launched in early 2017 and has become the companies fastest growing application with approximately half a million companies worldwide using it (Pre COVID-19). What you may not know is that the app started life on a fruit farm in Hawaii and hotel room in Las Vegas.

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