By: Blake Dowling
I had a 25 person Association that we work with ask me last week why I did not let them know about the scam “boss phishing.” That’s when an organization receives an email pretending to be from the boss of a company asking accounting to send money ASAP to an account. Continue reading “Cyber Threats”
By: Amy Bean Napier
In today’s digital world, a virus will infect the workstations and/or server at your company sooner or later. Employees are constantly on the internet and social media, viewing unknown websites, videos and files, opening emails and downloading attachments from unknown sources. And even though we all have what’s marketed as the “best virus protection available” installed and constantly updated, a security breach will eventually occur.
These security breaches are usually caused by simple human error. Social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, twitter, snapchat, etc.) are prime targets and online ads are 182 times more likely to deliver malicious content that common high risk sites (Cisco 2013 Annual Security Report). When an employee is viewing their Facebook page at the office during lunch and clicks on a pop up ad, your office could instantly become infected. Continue reading “Are You Protected?”