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IVR Phishing: Understanding and Preventing Automated Phone Scams

IVR Phishing: Understanding and Preventing Automated Phone Scams

As technology continues to evolve, so do the methods used by cybercriminals to exploit it. One such method is Interactive Voice Response (IVR) phishing. This form of phishing leverages automated phone systems to trick individuals into revealing sensitive personal or financial information. Let’s delve into what IVR phishing is and how to protect yourself from […]

The Top 8 Types of Cyber Attacks

The top 8 Types of Cyber Attacks

The cyber security landscape is continually evolving; however, a good understanding of the current threats and preventative measures is a vital first step towards an effective defence. The inspiration for this post comes from this excellent animated illustration below, found on the LinkedIn page of The Cyber Security News. It succinctly outlines the top 8 […]

Cyber Security in 2024: Key Forecasts and Insights for the Year Ahead

Cyber Security in 2024: Key Forecasts and Insights

As 2024 unfolds, the cyber security landscape is rapidly evolving. Understanding the key trends shaping this dynamic field is essential to keep pace with emerging threats and challenges. In late 2023, leading industry vendors released their predictions and forecasts for the coming year. For this post I decided to test the capabilities of ChatGPT plus […]

Beyond the Bait: A Deep Dive into Phishing Prevention

Phishing Guide

In a perpetually evolving digital landscape, phishing has emerged as a dominant cybersecurity threat. As cybercriminals continually refine their tactics, no business, regardless of its size, is immune to the risks. Drawing from our in-depth Phishing Guide (free download below), we aim to provide you with a concise yet comprehensive overview of this menace and […]

Pig Butchering Scams – What are they and how to avoid them

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

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 […]

Cyber Security Month 2021 – Top Cyber Tips

Cyber Security 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.