Tips for Detecting Phishing Emails

Tips for Detecting Phishing Emails
Cyber criminals send emails that looks legitimate and appears like its coming from a trusted source, this is known as phishing. Here are some steps to avoid the trap:

 

Watch for Generic Content and Greetings- Cyber criminals will send a large batch of emails.

COVID-19 Email Scams are Rising and are Harder to Detect. Be on Guard! 

COVID-19 Email Scams are Rising and are Harder to Detect. Be on Guard! 

We all know we have to be vigilant on opening suspicious emails. Sadly, when it comes to COVID-19 messages, many people still take the bait and open those email messages. Here are examples of some calculating scams that are seen right now, and some suggestions on how to keep these scams out of your your data and systems.

Importance of  HTTPS and Safety When Shopping Online

Importance of  HTTPS and Safety When Shopping Online
 

As people’s reliance on the internet deepened through the years, cybercriminals also began to move more stealthily. Online shoppers, for instance, can be led to a payment page that has no HTTPS in its URL. If they enter their personal details on this page, they will be a prime target for identity theft without them knowing.

 Spam Emails and Phishing 

 Spam Emails and Phishing 
One of the ways malware can infect business networks is by the use of email phishing. Phishing can be a form of Spam Emails.  Statistic shows that the average cost of a data breach is $3.86m. Phishing accounts for 90% of all data breaches.

Investing on a Firewall is Important for your Network Security 

Investing on a Firewall is Important for your Network Security 
 

A firewall is designed to monitor and block incoming and outgoing data to a network and blocks suspicious traffic as defined by security rules.  If your business doesn’t have a good firewall in place, you are placing your data at serious risk.

Endpoint Security Protection

Endpoints are devices like laptops, tablets, and mobile devices, printers, servers, medical devices etc. If a device is connected to a network, it is considered an endpoint. 

Endpoint Security protects these devices from malware and none-malware threats.

Are your User’s Credentials Being Sold on the Dark Web? 

Are your User’s Credentials Being Sold on the Dark Web? 

 

The Dark Web refers to a portion of the internet that is intentionally hidden from search engines. On the Dark Web, people operate anonymously. This allows hackers to hold a wealth of people’s credentials and perform illegal activities.

Why Cyber Security Risk Assessment is Critical to your Business 

 

Why Cyber Security Risk Assessment is Critical to your Business 

 

 

The goal of cyber-security assessment is to identify risks that affects the overall health of your network. Having an IT professional perform regularly scheduled cyber security risk assessment for your company is essential by preventing potential cyber-attacks.