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Cyberattacks have been on the rise in recent years, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may have heard of criminals posing as CDC representatives and leading people to click a link to learn about cases in their areas. Did you know? Large corporations aren’t the only entities who have cybersecurity threats; small businesses might be at an even greater risk because they don’t have the necessary resources to protect...

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In 2021, we saw cybercriminals use the pandemic to their advantage by attacking organizations using malware and ransomware. We can expect much of the same in 2022, as well as an array of new attacks likely to take companies by surprise. The ongoing cybersecurity crisis reinforces the growing need for these companies to increase efforts in awareness and education to prepare for an inevitable event. Guardian Digital has an insight into what you should be mindful of in the coming months to protect...

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Email attacks are always evolving, and because of the “new normal” we face during this pandemic, the digital threat landscape is far more dangerous than ever. Security researchers estimate that there has been a 600% increase in phishing campaigns due to COVID-19, and the majority of these attacks rely on malicious links to steal credentials or deliver malware. Research shows that 1 in 10 employees will click on a malicious link - and just one wrong click can have serious consequences...

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Proactive, multi-layered email security defenses are of critical importance to businesses’ security and success in 2021 and beyond. Over 90% of modern cyberattacks begin with a phishing email. Threats such as spear phishing, fileless malware and zero-day exploits are rapidly evolving to become increasingly sophisticated, evasive and costly for...

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DMARC Quarantine vs. Reject

In this era of heightened cyber risk, how can you verify the legitimacy of the emails you receive to avoid disclosing sensitive information or downloading ransomware? Phishing attacks have evolved to become so targeted and stealthy that, without the proper protocols and technology in place, even the most educated and aware users can fall for a scam - putting their organization’s key assets and reputation at great...

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It is no secret that email is the preferred method of communication for businesses - a trend that has only been magnified with the increase in remote workers brought on by the pandemic. That being said, email is effectively a plaintext communication sent from email clients to receiving email servers or from one server to another, leaving the content of messages in transit vulnerable to compromise without additional protection via encryption technology such as the Transport Layer Security (TLS)...

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