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Domain Hijacking: Protect Your Website and Your Reputation

By Erik Briceno

Domain Hijacking: Protect Your Website and Your Reputation

In our previous article on Domain Name System (DNS) Infrastructure Hijacking — or simply referred to as domain hijacking or DNS hijacking — we discussed the various areas in an organization’s infrastructure that are often left vulnerable and open to exploitation from outside actors. Today we’ll be discussing the ways you can protect and mitigate these DNS vulnerabilities.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Your Organization Needs ATP Right Now

Advanced Threat Protection, or ATP, is a suite of options that provides an additional layer of defense for businesses and organizations to protect against constantly evolving cyberthreats designed to thwart traditional security solutions.

An ATP solution allows companies to defend against sophisticated malware or hacking-based attacks that target their sensitive data. With an ATP, you can leverage enterprise technology to achieve the most effective security solution, because firewalls and antivirus packages are not enough to protect a network.   Read more

Concerned About Russia/Ukraine Spillover, CISA Urges Businesses to Take Precautions

By Erik Briceno

Concerned About Russia/Ukraine Spillover, CISA Urges Businesses to Take Precautions

In our previous post, we shared the joint advisory issued from the FBI and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Today we’re delving into the key sections of the advisory that CISA outlines specifically to mitigate cybersecurity threats from WhisperGate and HermeticWiper caused by spillover. Here are a few items from the list that require special attention.   Read more

The Russian Attack on Ukraine Put U.S. Businesses at Risk

By Erik Briceno

The Russian Attack on Ukraine Put U.S. Businesses at Risk

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, government officials here in the U.S. are warning organizations nationwide to prepare for possible retaliation from Russia and associated cybercriminal gangs. Regardless of whether you work with the government and/or are part of the supply chain, everyone is at risk.

Here is a rundown of the joint alert and a summary of what all businesses and organizations need to be aware of right now.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

Increase Your Security in 2022 with Just 5 Steps

Small to midsize businesses increasingly rely on information technology to reach new markets, increase employee productivity and lower operating costs. At the same time, theft of digital data has become the most commonly reported fraud, surpassing physical theft.

According to a data breach report by IBM and the Ponemon Institute, the cost of a data breach in 2021 was $4.24 million. This is a 10% rise from the average cost in 2019 which was $3.86 million. That’s why companies of all sizes need a strong cybersecurity strategy to protect their data — the lifeblood of their business.

Here are five actions small to midsize businesses should take right now — starting with making sure your entire team is engaged.   Read more

By Erik Briceno

2022 Cybersecurity Trends

As we enter 2022, it’s not about “if” a cybersecurity incident will occur, but “when.” There’s an urgent need for organizations to increase cybersecurity awareness and education to better prepare themselves against these inevitable events. Here are the top cybersecurity trends worth keeping an eye on throughout the new year and beyond.   Read more

Working from home? An assessment is long overdue.

By Erik Briceno

Working from home? An assessment is long overdue.

If you’re like many organizations right now, you’ve probably embraced a work-from-home policy. But are you implementing it securely? Enabling workers to access the systems and data they need from home can create a wide range of cyber risks that attackers can be quick to exploit. Here are some of the most critical vulnerabilities that enterprises of all sizes need to watch out for.   Read more

Holiday Phishing in a Global Pandemic

By Erik Briceno

Holiday Phishing in a Global Pandemic

For those who celebrate, it’s that time of year again — a time for decorations, eating food that you normally wouldn’t, and of course, maxing out credit cards on holiday shopping for gifts or the aforementioned expenditures. But with many of us doing both our shopping and our working from home this year due to COVID-19, the environment in 2020 poses an even greater risk to cybersecurity.

This year, it’s not just individuals who need to keep an eye on their wallets and protect themselves from scammers and thieves. Businesses and organizations of all sizes need to be aware of holiday phishing scams and how they pose a risk to your entire company.   Read more

The “Art” of Phishing Scams in 2020

By Erik Briceno

The “Art” of Phishing Scams in 2020

2020 has presented a slew of challenges for everyone. IT professionals worldwide have stories of their own to share — not only facing the challenge of adopting work-from-home technology and infrastructure, but also that of new attack vectors presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and those who would take advantage of them.

Phishing in particular has seen a tremendous increase as a method of attack, and phishing scams are becoming even more elaborate. In today’s blog, we break down some of the top phishing scams of 2020 and how you can protect your organization from becoming a victim.   Read more

The Rising Threat - Examining the Largest Cyber Attacks in the Past Two Months

By Erik Briceno

The Rising Threat – Examining the Largest Cyber Attacks in the Past Two Months

As we’ve mentioned in several prior articles and social media posts, malware, ransomware and data breaches have seen a significant increase this past year. The majority of it can be directly attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s only getting worse.

Several incidents have occurred in just the past month or two alone, and today we’re going to outline a few and explain what happened, what caused them and how they possibly could have been prevented.   Read more

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Domain Hijacking: Protect Your Website and Your Reputation
Domain Hijacking: Protect Your Website and Your Reputation
Your Organization Needs ATP Right Now
Concerned About Russia/Ukraine Spillover, CISA Urges Businesses to Take Precautions
Concerned About Russia/Ukraine Spillover, CISA Urges Businesses to Take Precautions
The Russian Attack on Ukraine Put U.S. Businesses at Risk
The Russian Attack on Ukraine Put U.S. Businesses at Risk
Increase Your Security in 2022 with Just 5 Steps
2022 Cybersecurity Trends
Working from home? An assessment is long overdue.
Working from home? An assessment is long overdue.
Holiday Phishing in a Global Pandemic
Holiday Phishing in a Global Pandemic
The “Art” of Phishing Scams in 2020
The “Art” of Phishing Scams in 2020
The Rising Threat - Examining the Largest Cyber Attacks in the Past Two Months
The Rising Threat – Examining the Largest Cyber Attacks in the Past Two Months