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5 Cyber Security Skills All Employees Need to Have

Posted by Mark Jennings - August 07, 2018 - IT Security

Cyber security threats come from everywhere, and with the growing number of connected devices, companies and individuals need to be more vigilant than ever. 

It’s not enough to simply rely on your IT team or your anti-virus software to protect your company from attack. Employees at every level of an organization need to be aware that they are, in fact, a potential target for a would-be attacker—but they also have the power to head off threats by following a few simple best practices.

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Spear Phishing Attacks Are on the Rise 

Posted by Josh Scowcroft - March 26, 2018 - IT Security

There have been increasing reports of a rise in fraudulent email scams targeting end users. Due to the influx in news regarding these scams, we want to take this opportunity to raise awareness about two common cyber attack methods used by hackers, Spear Phishing & CEO Fraud.

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What to Do When Employees Fail a Cybersecurity Assessment

Posted by Erik Murphy - February 26, 2018 - IT Security

In the wake of an increasing number of high-profile data breaches, businesses of all sizes are doubling down on IT security efforts. Cybersecurity is no longer the sole responsibility of your internal IT team or your third party IT partners. Protecting the organization from a cyber attack is everyone’s job.

Investing in cybersecurity awareness is a necessity in today’s digital business environment. If you’ve decided to assess your team’s knowledge of cybersecurity best practices, you probably know that human error is the biggest IT security vulnerability organizations face. In fact, 91% of cyberattacks and the resulting data breaches begin with a spear phishing email. Meaning, the overwhelming majority of hacks are initiated by employees clicking on emails containing some form of malware. 

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