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Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2020 by
The Caribbean is increasingly a choice target for ransomware. During late October 2020 one of Trinidad and Tobago’s largest conglomerates notified the public that a cybersecurity incident that began at its Barbados operations had migrated to Trinidad, affecting operations in some of its subsidiaries. The hackers behind the attack, REvil, claimed to have control over...

Topics: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity Awareness, Malware, Phishing, Ransomware, Remote working, Social Engineering, Uncategorized, wfh, Working from home

Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 by
Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer a thing of sci-fi books. It is increasingly part of our daily lives. The size of the AI market shows how embedded this technology is becoming. In 2019, the market value for AI products was just over $27 billion. By 2027, it is predicted to be a market worth...

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Deepfake, Machine Learning, Managed Security Services, Remote working, Security Operations Center, Social Engineering, wfh, Working from home

Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 by
The massive global influence of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook is testing our personal privacy to the limits. This is perhaps not surprising. The platforms have mass appeal, attracting everyone from the average person in the street to the President of the United States of America. With wide-scale adoption comes privacy and...

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, COVID-19, Cyber Law, Cybercrime, Facebook, GDPR, Law 64, Malware, Phishing, Privacy & Security, Ransomware, Social Engineering, Social Media, Spyware, TikTok, Twitter

Posted on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 by
What guidelines should your organization be concerned with regarding information security when working from home? The world has entered “uncharted territory”. This was a statement from the World Health Organization (WHO) about the current COVID-19 pandemic. In reaction to this, companies across the world have fallen in line with health guidance on social distancing and...

Topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Data Protection Impact Assessment, DPIA, Pandemic Response Planning, Penetration Testing, Phishing, PIA, Ransomware, Remote working, Risk management, Social Engineering, wfh, Working from home

Posted on Friday, January 17th, 2020 by
A Cybersecurity Posture Assessment gives your company the intelligence to know where you stand with respect to cybersecurity risk. The modern business faces cybersecurity challenges as never before. These challenges are being complicated by sophisticated techniques such as social engineering. Cyber-threats are compounded and facilitated through the hyper-connectivity offered by cloud computing, mobile devices, and...

Topics: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity Posture, Social Engineering, Uncategorized

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Posted on Friday, December 20th, 2019 by
The state of people and cybercrime is reaching new heights. What do we mean by this? Cybercriminals are mastering the art and science of behavior manipulation. Phishing and other methods of social engineering are so prevalent that Proofpoint announced that 99% of all cyber-attacks need human intervention to proceed. In order to counter this, security awareness...

Topics: Cybercrime, Cybersecurity Posture, Deepfake, Penetration Testing, Ransomware, Social Engineering, Supply Chain

Ransomware Infection
Posted on Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 by
You’ve been infected with ransomware… now what? And what are some effective tips to prevent ransomware infection? Ransomware is a type of malware that continues to cause havoc across the world. In this blog article, we are sharing 5 effective tips to help your business prevent ransomware infections.

Topics: Phishing, Ransomware, Security Practices, Social Engineering, Tips & Tricks, Trends & Technologies

Black Friday Shopping
Posted on Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 by
Many of us eagerly await the annual Black Friday offers to get a good deal on holiday presents (or gifts to self!). Unfortunately, Black Friday is also a great opportunity for cybercriminals looking to scam customers out of hard-earned money and valuable personal data.  As we prepare for Black Friday shopping, what should online shoppers watch out for and how can they protect themselves against scams?

Topics: Phishing, Security Practices, Social Engineering, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

Deepfakes and Cybercrime
Posted on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 by
How are deepfakes and cybercrime related? What is this recent deepfake trend? And what are some cybercrime examples of deepfake technology?  Back in 2018, researchers found 14,698 deepfake videos online. But what is this phenomenon about and how will it affect businesses and individuals in the years to come? 

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity Posture, Digital Transformation, Phishing, Social Engineering, Trends & Technologies, Uncategorized

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

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