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Chances are you’re familiar with phishing - the prominent email attack that deceives recipients to gain access to their confidential information, often resulting in significant downtime, data theft, loss of revenue and severe reputational...

Phishing is the favorite method of attack among cybercriminals, accounting for over 90% of all modern cyberattacks. This trend has only been magnified in recent years, with remote workers’ increased reliance on inadequately secured cloud email for business...

Ransomware attacks exploiting vulnerabilities in businesses’ networks are on the rise, as cybercriminals recognize that delayed patching and subpar patch management are widespread among organizations and present the perfect opportunity for quick financial gain. A new report from Osterman Research reveals that security professionals acknowledge that rapidly patching vulnerabilities on their networks is key to preventing ransomware attacks, yet fewer than half of survey respondents said that...

The Art of Cyberwarfare: An Investigator's Guide to Espionage, Ransomware, and Organized Cybercrime, by Jon DiMaggio comes at a time in American History when everyone ranging from business owners to private citizens can no longer turn a blind eye to the need for cybersecurity. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have moved to entirely remote or hybrid work and are now facing additional challenges from outside a traditional office environment. DiMaggio effectively...

Microsoft 365 is the de facto cloud-based email and collaboration platform for many organizations, a trend that has only been magnified in this remote work environment brought on by the pandemic. While Microsoft 365 offers a selection of native security controls, built-in email protection is simply not good enough to protect against impersonation, phishing, and sophisticated modern...

Cyber risk has reached an all-time high in recent years, largely due to the increase in remote workers and the widespread migration to vulnerable, inadequately secured cloud platforms brought on by the pandemic. Email risk is the greatest form of cybersecurity risk businesses face, as over 90% of all modern cyberattacks begin with phishing emails. CEOs - especially CEOs of small- and medium-sized businesses - face significant email security challenges including a lack of resources and expertise...

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