Industry news Archives - Cyberlock Defense

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

Crypto-Jacking Risks and Tips

As one of the latest cyber dangers facing the business world, a crypto-jacking risks and cyber attack can interrupt business, cause reputational damage and may even lead to data loss, legal claims or regulatory fines. Technology companies are at a greater risk, but any company with a website is vulnerable. Here's what to know about [...]

By | February 6th, 2020|Industry news|0 Comments

Cyber Risk Protection Checklist

  Implement our cyber risk protection checklist to protect your business. As you may know, cyber attacks can pose a significant risk to your business, especially if you aren't prepared. According to Radware's latest Global Application and Network Security Report, the average cost of a cyber-attack is over $1 million. Cyber crime comes in many [...]

By | October 10th, 2019|Industry news|0 Comments

Cyber Threats Against Manufacturing Businesses and What To Do

  Typically, manufacturing companies do not consider themselves at risk for cyber attacks and have failed to take measures to secure their systems and data. However, as manufacturing businesses continue to increase their use of advanced technologies to create better and more efficient processes, there are increased cyber threats against manufacturing business. Cyber Threats against [...]

By | October 2nd, 2019|Industry news|0 Comments