Philadelphia attorney Gary Schildhorn testified before a panel at the United States Senate recently, describing how he was a victim to a vishing scam. The details behind his story should serve as a warning to business leaders and savvy professionals, as no one is immune to these elaborate scams.
As a business leader, decisions about technology and upgrades most often hinge on one major factor: cost. The bottom line is, if the cost of a new business solution is above your budget, you likely won’t be able to justify purchasing it. That’s why it’s crucial to find services with transparent pricing, so you can make informed decisions about where you’d like to focus your resources.
New methods of cyber-attacks against businesses emerge every year. With every new way hackers can steal your data, it might seem overwhelming to keep up. Luckily, you can take steps to fight back against cyber threats. This way, you can protect your business from being low-hanging fruit for attackers.
If you’re considering upgrading your business' cybersecurity due to the rise of cybercrime, you may not have a choice soon. The New York State Attorney General has issued a fine of over $300,000 to a business that had multiple attacks but inadequate risk controls.
Small businesses are targeted now more than ever by hackers. One of the most common ways cybercriminals can gain access to your network or sensitive data is through employee emails. As technology has become more advanced, so have cybercrime tactics. With the use of AI and social media, hackers often have everything they need to impersonate business leaders or loved ones to manipulate people into revealing sensitive information. To mitigate the risk of these sneaky email scams, here are a few tips on email security training for employees.
There’s nothing scarier than the thought your business could suffer a cyber-attack. October is Cybersecurity Month, created to spread awareness about cybercrime, cyber-attack detection and remediation, and cybersecurity best practices. Here are a few cases where hackers were unfortunately able to gain access to sensitive assets via malware and other tricks.
Cybercriminals are targeting businesses now more than ever, especially since businesses have so much to lose regarding data and financial information. Unlike individuals, companies have more resources to steal. They also experience more liability since there are often multiple users on business networks. Users can make mistakes because of social engineering designed to mimic real messages, pop-ups, phone calls, and more.
AI is currently a hot buzzword in the tech industry, and for good reason. It can provide astounding productivity and precision in your note-taking, correspondence, content creation and more. However, cybercriminals are finding new ways to use AI to develop sophisticated scams and ransomware schemes. Here are the basics of AI and how it can threaten your business’s cybersecurity.
If you’re trying to improve your cybersecurity strategy, ensure you don't overlook your printers. They're often glossed over when business leaders address cybersecurity. This makes them attractive targets for cybercriminals. Businesses should consider printers a vulnerable endpoint of their business network. If you don't, you could risk your business for cyber attacks.
HP is a leading print manufacturer in endpoint security. Their printers offer a unique set of security features, and some of which are even exclusive to the brand. With hackers finding new ways to target businesses, experts warn that digital printers may be a vulnerable endpoint for malicious cyber-attacks.