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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 […]

The 12 Scams of Christmas 2023

The 12 Scams of Christmas

As the festive season approaches, we encourage you to channel your inner Scrooge – not in stinginess, but in fiercely protecting your data and your hard-earned money from criminals.  Last year, An Garda Síochána issued a warning to consumers, stating that online fraud was on the rise at Christmas time.  This year, our message is […]

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 […]

New BEC Campaign Uses AiTM Attacks to Steal Millions from Corporate Executives via Microsoft 365 Accounts

BEC Attacks

A recent Business Email Compromise (BEC) campaign has been identified that is using advanced spear-phishing techniques with Adversary-in-the-Middle (AiTM) attacks to target Microsoft 365 accounts belonging to corporate executives. The campaign, which researchers from Mitiga discovered during an incident response case, is now widespread and is targeting transactions worth several million dollars each. The phishing […]

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 […]

Beware of Email and SMS Compromise Scams

Cyber Security Awareness Training

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.

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.