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types-of-phishing
20 Dec

Types of Phishing Emails That Fly Under the Radar
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Very few areas of cybercrime measure up to phishing in terms of the global footprint. The FBI says it accounted for the largest number of victim reports submitted to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) in 2020. The financial losses incurred by organizations due to business email compromise, which is a peculiar form of phishing, amounted to a jaw-dropping $1.8 billion last year. According to Verizon’s report, 36% of data breaches recorded in 2021 involved phishing. What makes this foul play so lucrative? It comes down to the human element, which...

Header image for infographic about cybersecurity for small businesses
13 Sep

Infographic: Cybersecurity for Small Businesses
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Small businesses often ignore security precautions. Sometimes it's due to a lack of resources, other times it's because they think hackers won't care. On the contrary, 58% of all malware attacks are targeted at small businesses, because hackers know there is no proper security in place. Just like you would lock up your office space or your home, even though nobody was coming to rob you, you should think about your website the same way. So that when someone does come to get you, they won't be able to do it....

JAN Infographic: 7 Tips to Create a Password Policy
2 Jan

Infographic: 7 Tips to Create a Password Policy
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Being extremely cautious with your passwords is no longer something you can afford to overlook, especially when it comes to your business. More and more companies fall prey to countless data breaches. Having a solid password policy is one of the ways to protect your company. This kind of policy introduces a set of rules to your employees that ensure the digital safety of your business. In this infographic, we outlined the steps you have to take and matters you need to consider. For more information, read the full blog post...

7 Tips on Creating a Password Policy for Your Organization
11 Dec

7 Tips on Creating a Password Policy for Your Organization
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Nearly 63% of all data breaches occur due to weak or stolen passwords. What’s even more surprising is that 83% of data breaches go undetected for weeks. In a recent study, 72% of companies report cyber attacks. The stats reveal how vulnerable we all are to being hacked. Your personal, professional, financial, and customer data could be at risk and you can lose it all at the drop of a hat. And that could cost you not just thousands or millions of dollars worth of monetary loss, but it also puts...

Features to Keep Your Website Secure
5 Oct

Infographic: Features to Keep Your Website Secure
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Website security is often an afterthought until something bad happens. Unfortunately, when it does happen, the consequences can be irreparable for your business and your reputation. In the worst case scenario, it might not affect just you, but also your customers, your partners, and anyone else who has shared their data through your website in any way. Don't postpone taking care of your website (and your customers') security until it's too late. In this infographic we have listed the security features you should be taking advantage of to ensure the digital safety of...

Website Security - Why You Should Care
20 Sep

Website Security – Why You Should Care
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When you’re setting up a new site, migrating, or upgrading your brand’s existing website, security is likely to be low on your priority list. It’s not uncommon, given everything you’re juggling to get a site online. The unfortunate truth is that small- to mid-sized businesses, even startups, have every reason to be just as concerned about security as a globally-operating enterprise brand. You may see headlines focusing on data breaches for brands like Target and Sony, but that’s only because startups and small operations don’t carry enough reach to warrant news coverage....