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Diving Into The Deep Dark Web Part 3. Common Threats You Will Face

Many people have heard about the dark web, but only a small percentage of internet users scratch the surface. It’s a mysterious place on the world wide web that contains every kind of content you can think of under the sun. Unfortunately, it includes a plethora of cyber threats and other illegal activities. We talked […]

date:  Jun 11, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  Active Scams, All, Brand Abuse, Security Awareness Read More

Diving Into The Deep Dark Web Part 1. Defining The Difference

The internet is no longer a novelty but acts as a necessary part of daily life in today’s digitally-driven world. Even non-tech-savvy people surf the web, and while it’s true that search engines are like rabbit holes that lead you to a virtual wonderland, most only scratch the surface. But what if you go deeper […]

date:  Jun 11, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  Active Scams, All, Brand Abuse, Security Awareness Read More

Beware! Cybercriminals May Be Stealing Your Business Data

As your business grows, its risk of being affected by cybercrime also increases. Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for their next victims, and without proper precautions, you will find out it’s all too late. It is important to learn how to prevent cybercriminals from stealing crucial data from your business. It is every business […]

date:  Jun 07, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  Active Scams, All, Brand Abuse, Security Awareness Read More

3 Things To Teach Your Employees To Avoid Phishing

Phishing has damaged hundreds if not thousands of companies in the digital age, mainly since it targets the most vulnerable aspect of cybersecurity: the human element. To determine if your employees are knowledgeable enough about cybersecurity to prevent phishing, a simulated phishing test—without employee knowledge—might just do the trick. Though this might leave some of […]

date:  Jun 07, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Brand Protection, Phishing Read More

What Is Ransonware And How To Deal With It

The internet has undoubtedly become one of the most important tools in business. Thanks to the internet, the global marketplace is made more accessible—you can easily create immediate connections and keep in touch with your stakeholders through various lines of communication. Without the invention and popularisation of the internet, the world of business would be […]

date:  Jun 07, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All Read More

eCommerce Fraud. A Growing Problem for Modern Businesses

As with any other business in the world that continues to rely on technology to operate and evolve, the threat of experiencing cybercrimes is higher than ever. With the levels of cyber threats constantly growing for businesses all across the United States, it’s clear that using the web and IT systems to work is no […]

date:  May 26, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All Read More

Common Mobile App Security Mistakes That Put You at Risk

Over the past years, technology has changed just about every aspect of modern life as it has been seamlessly integrated into everything we do. One of the most evident examples of this is how businesses and brands today have developed mobile apps so that they can stay connected with their target audience. Although this has […]

date:  May 26, 2021 comments:  0
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Expert Explanation: Brand Disruption from Malware Outside Your Network

Malware (short for ‘malicious software’) is software that is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system. For a business, malware can have a major impact on its brand and its customers.   Customer Impact Customers are the lifeblood of any business. Without them, there is no business.  So, when […]

date:  May 21, 2021 comments:  0
by:  Paula Boyden category:  All, Expert Explanations Read More