Pig Butchering Scams – What are they and how to avoid them
From business email compromises to romance scams, criminals are raking in billions by using one powerful tool: social engineering. They lure their victims into making mistakes that could cost them everything – whether it’s trusting someone they shouldn’t or sending their hard-earned money into a black hole. But just when we thought we’d seen it […]
Email Remains The Number One Threat Vector
Attention all businesses: Are you aware of the dangerous threat lurking in your employees’ inboxes? Back in 2018 we warned that the greatest threat to your organisation Is sitting in the inboxes of your employees. Despite advancements in cyber defence, this is still the case and it’s becoming easier for bad actors to target your […]
Why are humans the biggest insider threat to your business?
Employees have long been viewed as the ‘weakest link’ in a business’s cyber security chain and, with human error still being the
Build a security-savvy workforce through ongoing Human Risk Management
With Verizon reporting that the ‘human element’ plays a part in 85% of cyber security breaches, your business can be
Beware of Email and SMS Compromise Scams
This week sees the gradual return to the office with the easing of restrictions and while many companies will adopt fully remote or hybrid working, many more look forward to having their teams back in the office. Cybercriminals tend to take advantage of any situational changes and we are already seeing an uplift in scams.
Take the Free Remote Working Security Course and Quiz
Remote work is whenever you’re traveling far from the office… right? Whenever you work from outside the office it will normally be considered remote work. From an information security standpoint, however, what also matters is whether you are connected to the company network or not. So, if you’re enjoying the sun on a bench outside […]
Cyber Security Month 2021 – Top Cyber Tips
As cyber-attacks and their consequences grow, the imperative for cybersecurity awareness has become increasingly evident to businesses, schools, and individuals. Attackers use a variety of vulnerabilities and phishing attacks to compromise the security of your networks and devices. To approach this threat effectively and protect your networks, it is vital to become familiar with the cyber essentials of your business and personal accounts, such as email, social media, and more so that you can better secure your information and identity online! October is Cyber Security Month #CyberSecMonth and here are some simple tips to help keep you safe online.
The Benefits of Cyber Security Awareness Training
Cyber Security Awareness Training is one of the best ways to help protect your business from malicious actors and prevent possible breaches. A compromise of valuable data resulting from a cyber-attack is possibly the greatest threat to your business, right now. Here are 6 benefits of Cyber Security Awareness Training and why your organisation should implement it, right now.
Cyber Attack – The Human Trigger
Did you know that human error was a contributing factor in 95% of breaches? Since human error plays such a vast role in cyber breaches, addressing it is key to reducing the chances of your business being successfully targeted. It also allows you to protect your business from a far wider range of threats than any single technical solution could and can potentially empower your workforce to actively look out for and report new threats they may encounter. Mitigation of human error must be key to business cybersecurity in 2021.
Cyber Awareness Training – Sowing the seeds of mistrust
Most employees have sat in on manual handling courses, first-aid training, safe pass, health & safety meetings but few have ever participated in cyber training. If the inbox is the biggest threat to the business, then the casual nature of how it is used by staff must change