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10 Ways Businesses Can Prevent Social Engineering Attacks
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Social Engineering
Posted on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 by
How can today’s cyber-aware businesses prevent social engineering attacks? In this blog article, we look at some techniques and measures that an enterprise can use to protect their network and resources against the scourge of social engineering-based cyber-attacks, including security awareness training, phishing simulation, cybersecurity posture assessments etc.

Topics: Cybersecurity Posture, Managed Security Services, MSS, Phishing, Social Engineering, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Social Engineering Examples
Posted on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 by
What are some of the most common social engineering examples and attack techniques that individuals and organizations need to know? In this blog article, we describe scenarios such as phishing, whaling, fakes and pretexting, tailgating, etc.

Topics: Phishing, Social Engineering, Tips & Tricks, Trends & Technologies

Posted on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 by
What exactly is social engineering and how does it work? In this blog article, we talk about this very popular (ethical) hacking practice, describe how and why it works and provide a breakdown of a socially engineered scam.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity Posture, Penetration Testing, Phishing, Security Practices

Posted on Thursday, September 12th, 2019 by
With digital transformation becoming the watchword of the first half of the 21st century, what is the outlook on this trending topic now and in the future? In this article, we look at how digital transformation has revolutionized businesses with the latest trends and technologies, including blockchain, DevOps, cloud computing, data privacy and artificial intelligence, just to name a few.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, BIg Data, CISO, Cloud Security, Digital Transformation, Machine Learning, Managed Security Services, Security Practices, Trends & Technologies

Capital One Data Breach
Posted on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 by
What are the some of the lessons learned from the recent and unarguably massive Capital One data breach? In this blog article, we take a look at what happened and what we can do to prevent our own organization from suffering a data breach.

Topics: Managed Security Services, Penetration Testing, Security Practices, Tips & Tricks

Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 by
To manage the increasing cybersecurity spend and to ensure specialist coverage, a growing number of companies is outsourcing security projects to a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). What are the general benefits of engaging with an MSSP, as opposed to managing your security in house? In this blog article, we look at some of the general reasons why outsourcing cybersecurity protection may be a good idea for your business.

Topics: Cloud Security, Compliance, Cybersecurity Posture, Managed Security Services, MSS, Risk management, Security Operations Center, Threat Risk Assessments

Posted on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 by
All too soon, the summer holidays will come to an end. For some of us, this means getting back to work, starting a new job, or sending our children off to school or university. We don’t think twice about teaching our children about road safety, but now we have to add cybersecurity to the things we teach our children about. In this blog article, we've gathered some cybersecurity tips to help keep parents and their children cybersecure and in today's increasingly digital world.

Topics: Phishing, Security Practices, Tips & Tricks

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 by
Industries and cities across the globe are turning to smart technologies to solve complex problems. In doing so, they generate and analyze subject data to feed intelligent applications. This brings enormous responsibility in ensuring the ethical use of these data. In applying a privacy-enhanced and ethical approach when building technological solutions, we must start by embracing the idea of Ethical by Design. Learn more about data privacy and ethics in our latest blog post.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by
If you owned gold bars, would you keep them safe? Of course you would. Gold is valuable but so is personal data. It may not seem on the surface to have the same value as gold, but to our customers, it can represent their very identity. We must now ask ourselves: what does Canadian data privacy legislation do to help us protect our data? Data privacy has become incredibly important for businesses.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

Posted on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 by
Do you have what it takes to crack this puzzle? This time, we challenge you to test your knowledge about the various data security regulations that organizations are facing these days. Good luck!

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

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