Category: Security Alert

  • What Every Small Business Should Know About Phishing

    What Every Small Business Should Know About Phishing

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  • How to Prevent Ransomware from Entering Your Business

    How to Prevent Ransomware from Entering Your Business

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  • Four Employee Cyberthreat Traits

    Four Employee Cyberthreat Traits

    Four Employee Cyberthreat Traits To succeed in today’s modern competitive business landscape, you need to understand the strengths and weaknesses of your employees. This will equip you to identify areas where employees may need further training, including cybersecurity awareness. Are you sure that your employees can resist threats and prevent cyberattacks? Certain employee traits can […]

  • Four Cyberthreats Small Businesses Need to Know

    Four Cyberthreats Small Businesses Need to Know

    Four Cyberthreats Small Businesses Need to Know Data breaches have become more common in recent years, owing primarily to the rapid emergence of new threats. According to a new study, the average cost of a data breach increased 2.6% from 2021 to 2022.* Hackers can now access sensitive information a lot easier than ever before, […]

  • Why Passwords are Your Business’s Weakest Point

    Why Passwords are Your Business’s Weakest Point

    Why Passwords are Your Business’s Weakest Point In today’s digital world, safeguarding your organization’s online assets is critical. Unfortunately, poor password hygiene practices by some employees cause problems for many small businesses, leaving them vulnerable to hackers. Cybercriminals are constantly trying to find new ways to break into business systems. Sadly, too often, they succeed […]

  • Four Popular Cybersecurity Myths Busted

    Four Popular Cybersecurity Myths Busted

    Four Popular Cybersecurity Myths Busted As the business world becomes increasingly digitized, you’ll have to tackle several dangers that come with doing business online. Cybercriminals nowadays have several methods to target organizations, from credential hacks to sophisticated ransomware attacks. This is why it’s critical to think about measures to protect your organization in every possible […]

  • SECURITY ALERT: Zoom Flaws Could Allow Attacks

    SECURITY ALERT: Zoom Flaws Could Allow Attacks

    Four Zoom flaws found that could be used by hackers to send malicious code. Read more about what’s being done to stop them.

  • HIGH SECURITY ALERT: Microsoft Shares Mitigation for Office Vulnerability

    HIGH SECURITY ALERT: Microsoft Shares Mitigation for Office Vulnerability

    Microsoft has developed mitigation after an Office zero-day flaw was unearthed that could be used to execute malicious code remotely.

  • CRITICAL SECURITY ALERT: Russian Cyberattacks Headed Our Way

    CRITICAL SECURITY ALERT: Russian Cyberattacks Headed Our Way

    CRITICAL SECURITY ALERT: Russian Cyberattacks Headed Our Way Acumen has observed Russian cyberattacks that attempt to overwhelm business firewalls. The attacker makes thousands of requests to the device in an attempt to overwhelm it’s capability to respond. This is known as a denial of service attack (DoS). Our monitoring tools have observed this before devices […]

  • SECURITY ALERT: LinkedIn Impersonation On The Rise In Phishing Attacks​

    SECURITY ALERT: LinkedIn Impersonation On The Rise In Phishing Attacks​

    LinkedIn impersonation: LinkedIn is now the most-impersonated brand in phishing attack attempts. Here’s how you can protect yourself.