Tag: email security

Fake news needs real tools

Fake news needs real tools

As a journalist, I’m often at the forefront of covering major news stories, whether it be a court case or a tornado. The proliferation of “fake news” however, has become a significant issue to the reporting profession. Not only has...

/ September 10, 2020
Protecting remote workers from COVID-19 phishing attacks

Protecting remote workers from COVID-19 phishing attacks

Q: One of our customers’ remote workers recently clicked a phishing link. While we were able to prevent the attack from ultimately being successful, this is quite concerning, especially since remote workers are not within a secured network. How can...

/ May 18, 2020 / 1 Comment
Beware as COVID-19 is bringing out spammers and scammers

Beware as COVID-19 is bringing out spammers and scammers

I was going through one of my email accounts the other day and I noticed a bunch of 1990s-style spam emails. There was the promise of sharing some uncollected inheritance with me from some deceased African royalty if I only...

/ May 13, 2020
Webinar: How many advanced threats are hiding in your inbox?

Webinar: How many advanced threats are hiding in your inbox?

As an MSP, you know that email security is getting more important every day because ransomware and other advanced threats are on the rise. According to a report from Verizon, 92.4 percent of all malware attacks are delivered through email....

/ April 7, 2020
Threat Spotlight: Coronavirus-related phishing

Threat Spotlight: Coronavirus-related phishing

As much of the world grapples with the new coronavirus, COVID-19, and how to handle it, attackers are taking advantage of the widespread discussion of COVID-19 in emails and across the web. Barracuda researchers have seen a steady increase in...

/ March 26, 2020
Coronavirus fraud: companies face new phishing attacks

Coronavirus fraud: companies face new phishing attacks

As Coronavirus COVID-19 makes its way across the world, individuals are doing their best to stay up-to-date on the latest outbreak locations and confirmed cases. Hackers have created new attacks based on the public interest in this virus.

/ March 17, 2020
AI-based security helps MSP alleviate email security pain

AI-based security helps MSP alleviate email security pain

Based in Powell, Ohio, TTG is a seasoned voice, data, and mobile managed services provider, dedicated to improving the ecosystem of its customers’ communication, data, and network security infrastructure. The company’s telecom experts provide infrastructure connectivity, planning, installation, and maintenance...

/ February 20, 2020
Combat BEC attacks with AI and security awareness training

Combat BEC attacks with AI and security awareness training

Over time, cyber criminals have had to get more creative with their tactics. Cyber attacks have evolved from spam and malware to phishing, and now spear phishing, defined as, “fraudulently sending emails from a known or trusted sender to induce...

/ January 31, 2020
Drive success by demonstrating the value of email security

Drive success by demonstrating the value of email security

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, KSM Consulting’s services offerings include management consulting, IT consulting, cybersecurity, data analytics, and project management for businesses and non-profits of all sizes and industries, as well as government agencies. Mark Creighton, technology...

/ December 17, 2019
Tech Time Warp: Teens left their fingerprints on the Goner worm

Tech Time Warp: Teens left their fingerprints on the Goner worm

Much like the “Wet Bandits” left their signature (running water in a stopped-up sink) on home burglaries in the holiday classic Home Alone, the Israeli teenagers arrested in December 2001 for spreading the Goner worm signed their work — and...

/ December 6, 2019