Industry news Archives - Cyberlock Defense

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 post 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

Cyber Crime Ring Uses Ransomware Attacks against Small Firms

Your firm may not do as much business volume as the corporate giants, but you can still face big risks from cyber crime. A new hacker group dubbed Maze has made waves in the business community with a string of nearly 30 ransomware attacks in the last few months. The cyber crime ring targets small [...]

By | May 20th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments

Defending Against Cyber Criminals

Businesses know how to defend against ordinary criminals. Door locks, safes, security cameras and more. Yet defending against cyber criminals is just as important given the risk to today's businesses. Cyber criminals commit crimes online by targeting computer networks and devices. While ordinary crime levels may be relatively low, the cyber crime risk is rising [...]

By | February 28th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments