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What is Two Factor Authentication

What is Two Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is a security mechanism in which individuals provide two authentication factors to log on to their account. Using a username and a password to log in to an account is in itself a 2FA. So is withdrawing cash from an ATM using your ATM card and a PIN. 

Is Cyber Security Awareness Training Critical for SMBs?

Is Cyber Security Awareness Training Critical for SMBs?

You might think that cyber security awareness training is not for small businesses. You might also think that the bad guys are more interested in bigger companies. You probably should read this because you would be wrong on both counts. 

What is a Trojan Horse?

What is a Trojan Horse?

Trojan horse computer viruses are malware disguised as or hidden in legitimate software. Hidden from view and ready to attack.

What is a Website Security Certificate?

What is a Website Security Certificate?

A website security certificate is a digital certificate that asserts the identity of a website. It’s a virtual file approved by an industry-trusted third-party called a certificate authority (CA)

What is ATM Skimming and Ways to Protect Yourself

What is ATM Skimming and Ways to Protect Yourself

ATM skimming can lead you to losing all your money in your bank account. Here's how to protect yourself from it.

What is Malware?

What is Malware?

Malware or “malicious software” is a cybersecurity term used to describe software that steals your data, spies on you, damages your devices, and generally causes chaos and destruction.

Things About Ryuk Ransomware You Need to Know Right Now

Things About Ryuk Ransomware You Need to Know Right Now

Ryuk ransomware is one of the most dreaded malware to date. It encrypts or steals corporate data to extort millions of dollars from its victims. The Covid-19 crisis greatly influenced the recent rise in ransomware. The remote work response to the pandemic created huge gaps in the worlds cyber defenses. Threat actors saw these vulnerabilities as opportunities to spread large-scale ransomware attacks.

What to Do if You’ve Fallen Victim to a Phishing Attack

What to Do if You’ve Fallen Victim to a Phishing Attack

Cybercriminals target phishing scam attempts on fatigued workers in the hopes of catching them off guard with an attention-getting email. They also launch phishing schemes against unsuspecting individual users by using fear and intimidation. And it sometimes works.

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)

What is Business Email Compromise (BEC)

Business email compromise is one of the most financially destructive cyber crimes. These are emails that appear to be sent by known or trusted sources asking for something legitimate.

What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)?

What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)?

A remote access Trojan is a software used by hackers to gain unauthorized access and remote control on a user’s computer or mobile device, including mouse and keyboard manipulation. 

A 10 Step Plan for Small Business Cyber Security

A 10 Step Plan for Small Business Cyber Security

An effective cyber security plan outlines in simple language the best cybersecurity practices your organization needs to stay safe. It doesn't have to be complicated, but it should be pragmatic.

What you should know about Chatbots And cybersecurity

What you should know about Chatbots And cybersecurity

Chatbots are conversational assistants that automate repetitive chores. We like them because they assist them in completing jobs swiftly and without the need for human interaction. But an unprotected chatbot can be a security problem. Hackers can use defenseless AI chatbots to carry out nefarious activities. Read to learn more.