Tag: cybersecurity

5 tips to stay safe while online shopping

It’s Cyber Monday! Shopping online is convenient, both for you and cybercriminals.  Here are five quick tips to help you stay safe and protect yourself while online shopping. Use a secure payment method. Pay with either a credit card or PayPal.  These options offer more buyer protection when it comes to fraudulent charges.  Credit card…

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AI and Cybersecurity: The Battle Between Good and Evil

From Siri and Watson to self-driving cars – artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming part of our everyday life. Machine learning, one type of AI, allows the automation of processes and human-like decision making. The substitute of human effort for AI has certainly found its place in cybersecurity. The Good AI is being applied in one…

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3 Ways to Create a Cybersecurity Culture

The average cost of a data breach is $3.86 million globally.   Non-malicious employee error is typically the cause of a data breach. Unfortunately, it doesn’t matter what IT security system an organization has in place if employees aren’t educated on the importance of cybersecurity.   Establishing a cybersecurity culture requires everyone to have an equal part in cybersecurity, which is essential in protecting the organization. To create or strengthen your cybersecurity culture, use these three tips. …

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Phishing Emails Are Getting Smarter – Are You?

We are all aware of the threat of phishing attacks. It is sometimes assumed that technical minded people are invincible to phishing attacks, but even the most savvy can be duped. The latest phishing attack making headlines has a 90% success rate. You may be familiar with the standard phishing language below, but what about non-traditional methods? Standard…

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