What you need to know about spam filters

Email systems are widely used for business communication and collaboration. The problem is that they are often flooded with junk mail, otherwise known as spam. In fact, about 85% of the global daily email traffic is spam — that’s 122.3 billion messages per day!

Spam is commonly just a nuisance, mostly containing harmless ads and promotions.

Ways to safeguard your company’s data

Some of the most well-known companies in the world, including Sony Pictures, Home Depot, Adobe, and eBay, have been victims of cyberattacks. While major corporations like these are high-profile targets for hackers, small- and medium-sized businesses are not exempt from data breaches. And because it may be difficult or impossible to undo any damage caused […]

Every healthcare organization should have these security measures in place

Even prior to the pandemic, the healthcare industry was highly targeted by cybercriminals because hospitals and their partner organizations possess highly sensitive information, such as patient data and confidential medical research. But the number of cyberattacks against healthcare organizations further skyrocketed in 2020 given the coronavirus crisis.

How to protect your online privacy in 2021

In April 2021, 533 million Facebook users’ personal information including full names, contact numbers, email address, locations, and birthdates were posted in a hacking forum. Days after the Facebook data breach made headlines, there was a report that 500 million LinkedIn profiles were being sold in another hacking forum.

How to protect your network from watering hole attacks

Cybercriminals are getting more creative in infecting computers with malware, and users must step up in order to protect their devices. To stay one step ahead of cybercriminals, you should learn more about their more insidious tricks such as watering hole attacks. Here’s what you need to know about these attacks and how you can […]

The 5 types of hackers who want to harm your business

You’ve probably heard it said that not all hackers are dangerous. That’s true, of course. For instance, white hat hackers hack into a system to uncover vulnerabilities and boost its protection against cyberthreats. However, we won’t be talking about white hat hackers in this blog. Instead, we’ll take a close look at five types of […]

4 Common types of phishing attacks

Phishing is an old tactic of hackers (the first recorded phishing email was around 1995), but it continues to be one of their favorites. In fact, it was the most common type of cybercrime in 2020 with over 241,324 reported incidents — almost double the 114,702 incidents in 2019.

Not only that, but 75% of organizations worldwide also encountered a phishing scam in 2020. In the United States, 74% of organizations fell victim to a successful phishing attack — 30% higher than the global average.

3 Cybersecurity challenges of remote work

Telecommuting was the lifeline that many businesses needed to weather last year’s challenges. In fact, 62% of US employees have worked remotely since the onset of COVID-19. While remote work offers plenty of benefits, such as increased business resiliency and lower operational costs, it also comes with security risks.

Top IT security terms everyone should know

It’s every business user’s responsibility to protect their computers and data from cyberattacks. The good news is that you don’t need to be an IT security expert to keep them safe. You can start increasing your knowledge by learning some of these basic cybersecurity terms. Malware For a long time, the phrase “computer virus” was […]

Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

Popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been suffering massive data breaches for a number of years now. If you wish to continue using these services, you need to tighten your social media privacy settings. Here are a few reminders and tips to help you secure your personal information on social media. Lock […]