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  • Cybersecurity partner

July 2022 Newsletter

Have you seen the movie “Yes Day?” In it, the parents set a day aside for their kids where they cannot say no to anything the kids ask to do. If they want a 50-scoop ice cream dish for breakfast, the answer is yes. An amusement park while dressed as clowns? Yes. Going through the car wash with the windows down? Yup. If these have you cringing, think about this. Only 54% of people from a survey with Carnegie Mellon University actually update their systems when prompted and of those 54%, 65% of them delayed the updates. Remember the

July 5th, 2022|
  • Social Engineering

What is Social Engineering? – June 2022 Newsletter

What is Social Engineering? According to a study by Proofpoint in 2019, 98% of cyberattacks use social engineering tactics to achieve their goals.  98%.  Understanding social engineering and the tools attackers use to gain your trust is key to effectively mitigating the risk of a cyberattack on you or your business. Fortinet defines social engineering as “a wide range of attacks that leverage human interaction and emotions to manipulate the target.”  The victim is tricked into providing compromising information which usually involves several steps.  The cyberattacker will study the behavior of the intended target.  They use this research to

June 16th, 2022|
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