CEO Fraud By Gift Card?

Your Boss emails and asks you to buy some gift cards and email him the codes from the back of the card.  You would do it, right?  A crafty mix of social engineering, great timing, and context act as the perfect ingredients to trick unwitting users into buying gift cards by...
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CYBER MONDAY – BARGAINS AND CYBER-CRIME ABOUND

Online Shopping Offers Convenience and Risk The busy holiday season and all the online deals sometimes lead us to let our guard down when shopping online.  Cyber-criminals are busy this time of year too.   A few things to think about while shopping online: Use a credit card...
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ONLINE BLACK FRIDAY SALES AND SCAMS

It’s the Holiday Season for the bad guys too! But not the way you might think. They go into scam-overdrive mode. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest on-line shopping days and they are out to get rich with your money. So what to look out for? At the moment, there...
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RECOGNIZE PHISHING EMAIL SCAMS

Social Engineering Red Flags #1: Sender   The prevalence of phishing scams is at an all-time high. Because you are the key to preventing a cyberattack, it is important to question the legitimacy of every email you receive. Below is a list of questions to ask yourself about...
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Social Media Quizzes – Fun and Harmless?

Fun and Games until you realize you just gave out the answers to your bank account security questions Browsing through my timeline on Facebook, I see many of my friends answering personality quizzes or answering seemingly harmless questions.  Its social media, we’re supposed to...
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What is BDR? Backup and Disaster Recovery Explained

Backup and disaster recovery (BDR) is a combination of data backup and disaster recovery solutions that work cohesively to ensure a company’s business continuity and computer security.  Offsite cloud backups protect your data and with a Business Continuity plan, you can run your...
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