August 28, 2018 11:11 AM
May 22, 2018 12:52 PM
Recent research has shown changes in the effectiveness of various phishing attacks.
Cofense, previously PhishMe, issued a report based on 1,400 clients in 23 industries in more than 50 countries that notes that 7.5 million phishing emails were reported in 2017 alone. But the effectiveness of phishing campaigns has shifted.
In prior research, users were most emotionally motivated to open emails that made them feel a sense of urgency, fear or opportunity. Those three emotional motivators have now been replaced with entertainment, social and reward/recognition.
April 3, 2018 1:20 PM
A recent ransomware attack against the city of Atlanta took its computers offline for over a week while city officials, along with the FBI, attempted to remedy the situation without paying the hackers $51,000 in Bitcoin.
March 13, 2018 3:14 PM
Hackers' methods continue to evolve. That means your security must evolve.
To adequately protect your firm, you need:
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February 28, 2018 2:09 PM
We have recently been made aware of a sophisticated email phishing campaign targeting law firms and other businesses.
October 31, 2017 8:59 AM
Just after the school year commenced, Steve Bradshaw, superintendent of the Columbia Falls, Montana, schools got a menacing text from a number he didn’t recognize. The cyber thug behind the message made a myriad of threats – including physical harm to district students and staff and releasing their personal information – unless a ransom was paid in Bitcoin. The community was thrust into a panic, and the district closed its 30 schools for three days. Was this response warranted or appropriate?
October 2, 2017 1:06 PM
Did you know that this month is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month?
September 22, 2017 9:23 AM
September 15, 2017 9:49 AM
Many thanks to our friends at iManage for sharing this blog post.
by Aaron Rangel, Director Product Marketing, iManage
The secret is out: professional services firms make attractive targets because they have large volumes of privileged client information. High profile cyber-attacks such as the Panama Papers incident have made information security a top priority at the C-level executive suite.
September 8, 2017 9:44 AM
If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies.
June 6, 2017 12:00 PM
ISACA (formerly the Information Systems Audit and Control Association), an organization comprised of IT governance professionals, recently released its annual global cybersecurity study, State of Cyber Security 2017.
We wanted to share this infographic with some key findings.
May 22, 2017 2:22 PM
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January 3, 2017 10:50 AM
You've heard about the Yahoo! hacks and millions of compromised user passwords and data, but have you heard about the follow-on Yahoo! technical support scam?
December 22, 2016 1:05 PM
At the end of each year, the organizations publishing dictionaries release terms that will be included in their next editions. Terms that would have been nonsensical just years ago become commonplace. One word has been hiding just below the surface of our everyday conversation. It is terrifying in terms of scope and mortifying in terms of transmission. I speak of the word “ransomware.”