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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|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|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

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

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

Top Business Risks Are Cyber Related

Businesses face a variety of risks in the 21st century. But for many, no threat is more pressing that the risk of a cyber-attack. A recent industry report has announced that the world's top business risks are cyber related. The dangers of cyber-attacks, data theft and cyber fraud are expected to be a concern for [...]

By | September 25th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments