Global Ransomware Epidemic: Know the email tactics used by cyber criminals

With yet another high-profile breach in security in our recent past (Equifax), you now have to assume that your personally identifiable information (PII) has already been compromised. Whether you are a consumer, business owner or an employee, you need to continue practicing a heightened level of skepticism.   As it relates to an email that you receive, there are 3 potential areas for you to take notice:  The email header-  Did the email come … Continued

5 Ways to Avoid Phishing Attacks

In a world where new cyber threats and techniques seem to develop almost weekly, some phishing tactics that have stood the test of time and continue to jeopardize corporate security. The email below came to me from a bogus address masked as coming from one of our owners. This is a common tactic – sending … Continued