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8 Insights from CrowdStrike’s 2023 Global Threat Report

A look at the newest Global Threat Report from CrowdStrike reminds businesses that the cyber landscape is always changing. Cyber criminals are switching up their tactics, trying to sidestep the latest protections businesses and security professionals have put in place. For a business, it can feel like you’re facing threats from every direction. But top [...]

By | August 15th, 2023|Cyber threats|0 Comments

Our 6 Cyber Insurance Predictions for 2023 and Beyond

Despite a history stretching back more than a quarter century, cyber insurance continues to evolve. Frequently, the cyber insurance industry experiences rapid changes, impacting everything from underwriting to coverage to regulatory influence. With all the big cyber events of 2022, Lockton Affinity and CyberLock Defense see more change on the horizon for the cyber insurance [...]

By | June 5th, 2023|Cyber insurance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Cyber Insurance Is Tailored to the Risks You Face

In business, a tailored solution is important. One size doesn’t fit all — whether you’re talking about conference attire or managing business risks. Cyber insurance is one area where the wrong fit can be particularly risky. Different industries face different risks, so it's important to choose protection that's tailored to your business needs. The same [...]

By | April 7th, 2023|Cyber insurance, Insurance details|0 Comments

A Look at Passwordless Authentication

Studies show many people can be tricked into revealing their password, but a new technology called passwordless authentication may make accounts safer and passwords obsolete. If you’ve ever unlocked your phone with your face, logged into your laptop with your fingerprint or hopped on a work terminal with a key fob, you’ve used passwordless authentication. [...]

By | February 8th, 2023|Cyber security, Industry news|0 Comments

All About Social Engineering in Cyber Crime

Whenever the topic of cyber crime comes up, leaders at organizations everywhere often have one question: How do fraudsters and hackers convince so many people to hand over their passwords? The simple answer is social engineering. People are social by nature, with a decision-making process that’s highly responsive to the people around them. Some cyber [...]

By | December 8th, 2022|Cyber security, Industry news|0 Comments

Ransomware Manufacturing Threat: How Cybercrime Is Targeting the Manufacturing Industry

The manufacturing industry isn’t known for having lots of rich clients or daily high-dollar transactions, so it may seem odd that criminals would be targeting plants and factories across the country. But increasingly, that’s what’s happening. The rate at which cybercriminals are targeting the manufacturing industry now tops the rates for industries like finance, business, [...]

By | October 12th, 2022|Cyber security, Industry news|0 Comments

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|Cyber security, 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|Cyber security, 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|Cyber threats, 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|Cyber security, Insurance details|0 Comments