How to identify and avoid phishing scams

Phishing scams are one of the most common and most dangerous types of cyberattacks that businesses and individuals face. Cybercriminals often prefer this method because of its simplicity and rate of success. According to a report by cybersecurity firm F5 Labs, phishing scams incidents rose significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, while Verizon reports that 32% of all data breaches in 2019 involved phishing.

Emerging cyberthreats to watch out for in 2021

The year 2020 wasn’t a good one. It started with news of a new strain of coronavirus called COVID-19, which eventually turned into a pandemic that wreaked havoc across the globe. And while the world was suffering from the effects of the pandemic, cybercriminals took advantage of the fear and uncertainty to launch COVID-themed cyberattacks.

Cybersecurity trends in 2021

The year 2020 was an unprecedented one due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many businesses in Southern California and around the globe had to stop operations, while others were forced to shift to a work from home setup. Remote work soon became the norm, and houses were turned into makeshift offices so that businesses could continue their operations.

Signs you have weak enterprise security

As cyberthreats become more sophisticated, many businesses need to prioritize cybersecurity more than ever. But are you sure that your security measures are keeping your enterprise IT assets safe? Here are five signs that they may not be effective.
Open wireless networks
With just one main internet line and a couple of wireless routers, an entire office can get online.

Don’t be a victim of juice jacking

Smartphones have become an indispensable tool for most of us. We use them for a wide range of activities, from gaming to checking social media to accessing work apps. Because of heavy use, our smartphones may sometimes run out of battery. When that happens and you’re out in public with no access to your charger, using public charging kiosks to bring your phone back to life can seem like a good idea — but it’s not.

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