Introduction Cybercriminals are clever and on the lookout for vulnerable businesses. They exploit common mistakes and flaws to breach systems, then steal, disrupt, or hold businesses for ransom. But here’s the good news: you don’t have to be an easy mark. You can make changes right now to reduce the likelihood of a successful attack.
What is a social engineering attack? In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new employee, repair person, or researcher and even offering credentials to support that
Creating Strong Passwords It’s easier than you think to create strong, hard-to-guess, easy-to-remember passwords. Strong passwords will help you keep you and your companies data safe. Below are some good tips for creating strong passwords: Use a password phrase and make it relevant to the account Make it at least 10 characters Make it something