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Protect Your Small Business from Social Engineering Scams

Protect Your Small Business from Social Engineering Scams

Social engineering is a growing threat to businesses of all sizes. In these types of scams, the attacker tricks an employee with fake information received by email, text, instant message, telephone calls, or other electronic communications. The information or request will appear to be legitimate to an unsuspecting employee. According to Symantec’s 2016 , there […]

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How to Protect Your Small Business from a Cyber Attack

How to Protect Your Small Business from a Cyber Attack

In 2014, 42.8 million cyber security attacks were identified and reported by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Although the media mainly focuses on larger companies that fall victim to a cyber attack, small businesses need to be just as concerned, if not more. About 40 percent of all breaches occur in organizations with 1,000 or fewer employees and 31 percent in organizations with […]

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Keep Your Personal Information Safe

By Richard McGrath, CIC, LIA We still don’t know the extent of the damage done by Chinese hackers, who were able to steal information about more than four million employees from the computers of the U.S. Office of Personnel and Management. The latest revelation is that the theft may have also included the Social Security […]

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Top 5 Types of Fraud

Top 5 Types of Fraud

Insurance protects the things that matter most to us: our families, our homes, our businesses, our lives. But what about the one thing that defines who we are, our identity. We live in an age where there is a heavy reliance on technology. This makes us vulnerable to all kinds of fraudulent activity, such as […]

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Cyber Security Threats Are Here to Stay

Target’s recent security breach of 40 million credit and debit card numbers has most consumers scrambling to take measures towards protecting their private information and accounts. Unfortunately, in a world that revolves around technology, cyber security breaches are inevitable because hackers are evolving at the same rate, if not faster, than the technology protective services […]

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