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Cybercrime Terminology to Know

Not knowing or understanding the cybercrime risks your business faces puts you at a disadvantage against cyber criminals who know exactly what they're doing. But wrapping your head around the lingo used to talk about the topic can be tricky. Cybercrime terminology is complex and it's constantly changing and evolving. Knowing the meanings behind key [...]

By | July 28th, 2022|Industry news|0 Comments

How to Protect Against the 83 Million Cyber Attacks Detected in 2021

It's a familiar message at CyberLock Defense: multi-factor authentication, threat monitoring, response planning and risk mitigation protect against most cyber attacks. But sometimes it helps to hear that message from other top experts in the industry. Microsoft recently introduced Cyber Signals, a new quarterly cyberthreat intelligence brief that offers an expert perspective into the current [...]

By | June 16th, 2022|Industry news|0 Comments

Top 5 Businesses Targeted by Cybercriminals

Cybercriminals cast a wide net, with almost every business owner knowing of another business in their industry that's been affected by cybercrime. But some industries are more lucrative for criminals than others. A new report from the cyber risk experts at NetDiligence sheds light on which industries are most at risk of a cyber attack. [...]

By | May 23rd, 2022|Industry news|0 Comments

How to Get 360° Wire Fraud Protection for Your Business

As the administrator of the CyberLock Defense Insurance program, Lockton Affinity is always on the lookout for new resources that may help businesses reduce their risk of wire fraud. Wire fraud is a significant cyber risk for business, because it can harm relationships with clients and customers and impact your insurability. Protecting against wire fraud [...]

By | April 14th, 2022|Insurance details|0 Comments

Top 15 Cyber Security Best Practices for Businesses and Employees

Cyber-attacks pose a significant risk to businesses, costing companies millions and ruining reputations. The tactics used by hackers are always evolving so it's important to make sure you are keeping up. Most attacks result from a business and its employees being unprepared or underprepared for a threat. But by following the latest cyber security best [...]

By | January 7th, 2022|Industry news|0 Comments

12 Low-Cost Ways to Help Prevent Cyber Attacks

One way to mitigate the increased risk of cyber attacks is to look to low cost and no cost solutions that can offer an immediate risk management benefit without added expense or complexity. CyberLock Defense has prepared this list of 12 low cost and no cost ways to help prevent cyber attacks on your business. [...]

By | November 29th, 2021|Insurance details|0 Comments

Funds Transfer Fraud Through Social Engineering

When a criminal inserts themselves into a transaction involving the transfer of large sums of money, it's called fraud. When they do so by first gaining your trust, this is called social engineering. Funds transfer fraud through social engineering is a big problem for businesses, with results that could be devastating for your company if [...]

By | April 7th, 2021|Industry news|0 Comments

The Importance of Multi-Factor Authentication and Strong Passwords

The importance of multi-factor authentication and password security is critical. Often, it is your best line of defense for protecting all your data, devices and systems from unauthorized access. Unfortunately, many don't take password security seriously, which makes them especially vulnerable to hackers. Good password security can help protect you from data breaches, network intrusions, [...]

By | February 24th, 2021|Industry news|0 Comments

Increasing Cyber Attacks against Small Businesses

Cyber attacks against small businesses are increasing each year. Whether you are answering email, storing data files or running a website, your small business faces risks from doing business online. Most recently, hackers have been focused on stealing money directly from small businesses. Some cyber criminals are using tricks to commit cyber fraud and drain [...]

By | January 25th, 2021|Industry news|0 Comments

Increased Ransomware Attacks Targeting Law Firms

News about the outbreak and spread of Covid-19 dominated headlines in 2020. Yet for many law firms, Covid-19 has not been the only kind of virus threatening their businesses. In the past year, there has been a massive surge in ransomware attacks targeting law firms, costing law firms hundreds of millions of dollars, exposing sensitive client [...]

By | December 1st, 2020|Industry news, Insurance details|0 Comments