Smart Tips to Keep Money From Being Stolen Through Online Banking

Smart Tips to Keep Money From Being Stolen Through Online Banking

There are a lot of things that have changed since the invention of the internet. One of these is how we bank and access our accounts. You used to have to go into a local bank branch to make deposits and withdrawals. Now, you can take a picture of a check and deposit it from […]

6 Ways to Prevent Misconfiguration (the Main Cause of Cloud Breaches)

6 Ways to Prevent Misconfiguration

Misconfiguration of cloud solutions is often overlooked when companies plan cybersecurity strategies. Cloud apps are typically quick and easy to sign up for. The user often assumes that they don’t need to worry about security because it’s handled. This is an incorrect assumption because cloud security is a shared model. The provider of the solution […]

4 Proven Ways to Mitigate the Costs of a Data Breach

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No business wants to suffer a data breach. But unfortunately, in today’s environment, it’s difficult to completely avoid them. Approximately 83% of organizations have experienced more than one data breach. (IBM Security 2022 Cost of a Data Breach Report) These breaches hurt businesses in many ways. First, there is the immediate cost of remediating the […]

Criminals are exploiting AI to create more convincing scams

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One of the many cool things about the new wave of Artificial Intelligence tools is their ability to sound convincingly human. AI chatbots can be prompted to generate text that you’d never know was written by a robot. And they can keep producing it – quickly, and with minimal human intervention. So it’s no surprise […]

Bot malware is a growing security threat

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If we talk about ‘bots’ you’d be forgiven for thinking of the amazing AI chatbots that have been all over the news lately. But this isn’t a good news story. Bots are just automated programs, and bot malware is a worrying new security risk you need to defend your business against. Malware bots are particularly […]

Don’t forget your phone when you think about cyber security

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Our phones are a goldmine of private information. Just think of all the financial details, personal messages, banking apps, photos and contact information that live behind that little glass screen. And if your team use phones for work, they’ll often have access straight into company systems – email, contact lists, network access, file systems. So if […]

Cyber attacks are getting bigger and smarter. Are you vulnerable?

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Have you ever tried to buy tickets for a huge event and found that the seller’s website has collapsed under the weight of thousands of people all trying to do the same thing at the same time?  The ticket site falls over – usually temporarily – because the server is overloaded with traffic it doesn’t have […]

AI is making phishing scams more dangerous

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AI chatbots have taken the world by storm in recent months. We’ve been having fun asking ChatGPT questions, trying to find out how much of our jobs it can do, and even getting it to tell us jokes. But while lots of people have been having fun, cyber criminals have been powering ahead and finding […]

Is your security focusing on the right things?

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To protect your home from an intruder you make sure your doors and windows are all locked and secured. You might go further: build a fence around the perimeter, perhaps even get an angry-looking dog to stand guard. But there’s no point going to all that effort if someone’s already broken in and set up […]

Young employees have different attitudes to cyber crime

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If you employ anyone aged between 16 and 19, you need to pay special attention to the cyber security training you’re giving your team. A new study has revealed that a host of worrying online behavior has become almost normalized among many young people. And much of this activity is illegal. We’re not talking serious […]