Phishing Emails – The Single Best Defense

The majority of phishing emails have the objective of stealing your email account password, so that the bad guys can impersonate you and then steal money from you, your company, your customers, or your vendors.   We regularly cover the ways in which we can identify a phishing email (click to review a blog entry on identifying phishing attempts), but there is one sure-fire way to avoid having your account compromised. If you are ever prompted to en...

Email Security & Phishing Scams – Don’t Take The Bait!

Did you know that 60 percent of small businesses close after a cyber breach? Did you now that businesses with 1,000 employees or less have a 90 percent likelihood of having a data breach costing more than $216,000. This means that your company is squarely in the bulls-eye of the cyber bad guys. But there is hope. Statistics show that increased investment in employee training can reduce the risk of a cyber-attack by 45 to 70 percent. Phishing is defined as...