Be on the Lookout for Scams Related to COVID-19

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by: Saadia M., Director of Enterprise Risk & Chief Information Security Officer
COVID-19 has created more opportunities for phishing scams and cybersecurity attacks. These can come in the form of fraudulent emails from health organizations or your employer about changes in processes, websites with malicious maps, or fictitious requests from charities needing your help.   What can you do to help keep…

Let’s Talk About Business Email Compromise

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by: Beka Wilson
Business Email Compromises (BEC) have been on the rise as a key attack vector for a while now. A BEC is when a fraudster is able to gain access to your professional email. This compromise can range from reading your communications to locking you out and using your email to…

Tips To Avoid Becoming a Victim of Fraud

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by: Saadia M., Director of Enterprise Risk & Chief Information Security Officer
Trends in social engineering attacks Social engineering is on the rise, so it’s especially important to be vigilant against these attacks. The following are new trends in the world of social engineering: Vishing: The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) scam: The target receives a call, email, or a visit from a…

Brush Up On Your Data Security Vocabulary

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by: Saadia M., Director of Enterprise Risk & Chief Information Security Officer
Getting to know data security terminology is just another way to prepare and protect yourself from scammers. Check out some key terms below! Phishing: Unsolicited emails containing malicious content, including links to websites Spear Phishing: Personalized emails, indicting a level of research on the target was performed to help ensure the email appears legitimate…

Protecting Yourself from Data Breaches

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by: Saadia M., Director of Enterprise Risk & Chief Information Security Officer
There have been a number of high-profile breaches recently including: Marriott International announced a breach of their Starwood Guest Reservation Database has exposed personal information of up to 500 million customers. The hackers accessed names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, dates of birth, gender, loyalty program account information, and reservation information. For some, they also stole encrypted…
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