Security

Phishing is Still Getting More Sophisticated

Phishing is Still Getting More Sophisticated

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 12, 2022
  • Security

Phishing attacks are nothing new in the business world, and they will almost certainly become more prevalent as time passes. Unfortunately, phishing attacks have adapted their practices to get around advancements in security technology, so businesses must work extra hard to spread awareness of phishing to their employees and train them appropriately. (more…)

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Here are the Online Threats You Need to be Concerned With

Here are the Online Threats You Need to be Concerned With

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • January 10, 2022
  • Security

Network security is a constant problem for many organizations, and it’s mostly because of the many advanced threats that make their homes on the Internet. Businesses who don’t have dedicated IT resources or security professionals do not know how to handle network security or appropriately protect their assets. Let’s examine some of the more common threats that your business should...

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Ransomware Is Really Scary, Even If You Don’t Have Ransomware

Ransomware Is Really Scary, Even If You Don’t Have Ransomware

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 29, 2021
  • Security

If you look at all of the security-related headlines from the past year, what do you think the biggest trend is? Perhaps it was the plethora of large-scale ransomware campaigns that struck both individuals and businesses in spades. Even now, ransomware continues to make headlines by changing its tactics, with one of the more recent ones being in regards to...

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Utilizing Open Source Software Can (Sometimes) Be Problematic

Utilizing Open Source Software Can (Sometimes) Be Problematic

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • December 6, 2021
  • Security

When it comes to software solutions, many companies don’t have as much freedom as they might like to pick and choose the highest quality solutions available. Some companies might even opt to take advantage of free, open-source software simply because it is the best option that fits their price point. While there are benefits to open-source software, we want to...

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You Actually Might Be Shocked at How Much a Ransomware Attack Costs the Average Business

You Actually Might Be Shocked at How Much a Ransomware Attack Costs the Average Business

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 26, 2021
  • Security

Despite most security professionals advocating against making ransomware payments, according to a study by Mimecast titled “The State of Ransomware Readiness,” the United States has the highest average payment for ransomware out of the entire world at more than $6 million per victim. This number is shockingly high, as is the amount of people who are still paying the ransom....

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You Can’t Take Your Network’s Security for Granted

You Can’t Take Your Network’s Security for Granted

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 24, 2021
  • Security

It’s easy to see the headlines and think that a major data breach cannot happen to your business, but this is a dangerous mindset to hold. If you aren’t taking cybersecurity seriously these days, then you’re making a huge mistake. You need to implement security measures now before it’s too late. (more…)

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Phishing Email Subject Lines You Should Know

Phishing Email Subject Lines You Should Know

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 15, 2021
  • Security

Even the best employees will encounter situations where they might accidentally put your organization at risk due to a phishing attack. What are some of the telltale signs of a phishing scam and how can you tell when you need to be cautious? The subject lines of phishing emails can be indicative of their threat level. Let’s take a look....

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Law Firms Need to Do More to Protect Their Data

Law Firms Need to Do More to Protect Their Data

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • November 8, 2021
  • Security

In certain industries that are steeped in tradition, it can often be challenging to meet the stringent security requirements in order to keep up with modern threats. Take, for example, the modern law firm. Just how does a law firm go about securing its data and technology, and what must be considered when implementing security solutions for these types of...

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What You Should Know About Voice-Based Tool Security

What You Should Know About Voice-Based Tool Security

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • October 25, 2021
  • Security

With so many workers performing tasks remotely, it’s no small wonder that authentication is one of the major points of discussion this year. How can you be sure that your company is doing all it can to verify a user’s identity before they access important information on your infrastructure? One such way you can do it is by using voice-based...

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Yes, There is Phishing-as-a-Service

Yes, There is Phishing-as-a-Service

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • October 13, 2021
  • Security

Hackers and scammers are always trying to turn a profit on businesses just like yours, and you might be surprised by some of their ingenuity. One such way that some hackers choose to make a profit is by twisting the “as a service” business model into something that is particularly dangerous. Even Microsoft has gone on record and called out...

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