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Whaling and CEO Fraud: a case for company culture

Whaling – phishing attack aimed at top managers and C-level executives CEO Fraud – a social engineering attack in which the attacker impersonates a C-level executive When someone thinks of a phishing attack, chances are they’re envisioning a simple, poorly-written message, littered with spelling and grammatical errors. Oftentimes this message...

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Ransomware – to pay or not to pay

Ransomware – type of malware which threatens to publish the victim’s data online or prevents the user from accessing their files without paying a ransom. Most commonly utilizes file encryption methods to achieve its goals. Ransomware – a threat to companies Ransomware is a lucrative business. Once the malware is...

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Remote work, BYOD and corporate network security

It’s safe to say that BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend has never really caught on. Back in early  2010s numerous tech-oriented news outlets expected somewhat of a ‘how-we-conduct-business revolution’, but in reality, very few businesses actually embraced the model of employees using their personal devices for work purposes. Perhaps...

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Gearing up for safe remote work

Given the current COVID-19 pandemic, many people are considering working from home. Some of them will probably take home a business laptop, which has been prepared by the IT Department. From a cybersecurity standpoint, this is the best option: the employee takes home a ready-to-use device, with all software pre-configured...

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VPN for private use – a good idea?

Anyone using YouTube lately has probably seen the all-prevalent ads: if you purchase a private VPN service, you’ll be safe online: your traffic will be fully encrypted, your ISP will not track you, on top of that, you’ll get access to content otherwise blocked in your country. For a few...

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Mobile security in a business environment

Whether we like it or not, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is here to stay. Long-gone are the days of IT managers making company-wide decisions when it comes to preferred mobile platforms. Today almost everyone uses their own mobile device in a work environment – whether the IT department is...

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