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Top Cyber Breaches of 2023

Cyber breaches were in the news a lot in 2023. In fact, 2023 was one of the most significant years on record for cybersecurity incidents. Even if you and your business didn’t have a hack, you may have still felt an impact. With everything from common office tools to telecom services, hotel check-ins and even [...]

By | May 31st, 2024|Industry news|Comments Off on Top Cyber Breaches of 2023

Mobile Device Security Guide

At CyberLock Defense, we maintain a vast network of relationships in the cybersecurity space to help businesses like yours minimize the risk of a cybersecurity incident. Recently, 360 Privacy, a partner of our Lockton Cyber and Technology Practice, released a series of mobile device security guides to help business leaders on the go minimize their [...]

By | March 29th, 2024|Cyber security|0 Comments

Hackers Are Hiring: Cyber Crime Recruiting and Operating Trends in 2023  

Do you offer medical and dental? Cyber criminals do. It sounds funny, but many of today’s cyber criminals take their work very seriously. These threat actors are establishing their own enterprises, adopting many of the structures, strategies and principles of the above-board business world. Hackers are hiring, offering attractive benefits and focusing on customer experience. [...]

By | December 1st, 2023|Cyber threats, Industry news|0 Comments

New Cyber Crime Trends According to the FBI

Earlier this year, the FBI released its latest report on online criminal activity. The annual Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) Report documents internet-facilitated criminal activity reported to government law enforcement. The report is often a good gauge for new cyber crime trends, and can be helpful illustrating how risks change over the years. Back in [...]

By | October 17th, 2023|Industry news|0 Comments

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