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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

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

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

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|Cyber security, 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|Cyber security, Insurance details|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|Cyber security, Industry news|0 Comments