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.

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 well can you identify phishing scams? Take this quiz to find out

About a third of all successful data breaches involve phishing, or the scheme in which scammers pretend to be a legitimate entity in order to trick users into giving up personal information such as passwords and credit card details. Phishing scams are usually sent via email, but they can also be delivered through Short Message Service (SMS) or voice calls.

8 Tactics to boost security against data breaches

Today, a data breach can be a business’s worst nightmare. The average cost of a data breach even for small businesses is $3.92 million. Incidents have become all too common, especially in healthcare, manufacturing, and finance, as sensitive data from these industries have become appealing targets for cybercriminals.