DMARC & BIMI: The Ultimate Multi-tool Against Phishing and Ransomware

Email phishing is the most dominant attack vector for cybercrime and ransomware worldwide. Hackers aren’t sneaking in through some backdoor, instead, they’re strolling in through the front thanks to insecure or misconfigured email systems and a lack of sufficient protocols. But what are the measures businesses need to be putting in place to stop this,…

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RH-ISAC Celebrates Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a Security Symposium

As everyone in this industry knows, it seems like there is a new high-profile cybersecurity breach every week. Even those outside the industry can cite recent examples like Colonial Pipeline or Kaseya, which made headlines around the world. The rapid rise in ransomware attacks, and their growing impact on the stability of our country’s infrastructure,…

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6 Biggest Security-Awareness Program Challenges—And What to Do About Them

When it comes to today’s security challenges, the statistics are alarming. Nearly 7,000 corporate data breaches were reported between 2016 and 2020, with the number rising on average each year. Making matters worse, companies didn’t detect 41 percent of these breaches. And it’s not just big companies getting hit—a whopping  88 percent of small-business owners feel they’re not sufficiently protected…

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Retail & Hospitality ISAC and Security Innovation to Host Inaugural Security Awareness Symposium

Vienna, VA (October 5, 2021) – The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) announced today it is partnering with Security Innovation to provide in-depth cybersecurity training for employees across the retail and hospitality sector during Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October. The inaugural Security Awareness Symposium is a virtual, full-day event that will take…

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Top Psychological Tricks Cybercriminals Use Against Retailers

Recently, SecurityAdvisor published a research report entitled, “2021 Report: Human Risk in Cybersecurity,” based on the analysis of more than 500,000 malicious emails targeting senior leaders, mid-managers, and entry-level employees, as well as IT, finance, human resources, and legal teams. A large portion of these attacks utilized various psychological tricks to fool retail workers –…

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