Any Email Could Be A Phishing Scam
More than 20 years after the first recorded attempt, phishing attacks are still one of the most significant and common cyber-attacks performed by cybercriminals. Even with everything you know about scam emails, you're still likely to fall victim to a phishing attack.
Any Email Could Be A Phishing Scam
Every cyber-security-conscious business leader must recognize the heightened threat levels from nation-state warfare attacks and proactively plan to avert them. Here's why.
Cyber-warfare has been a headache for IT experts since time immemorial, and it seems to be getting more severe by the day.
NIST recently updated its Special Publication 800-53, introducing a whole new dimension to what security awareness comprises. What do these new Security and Privacy Controls for Information Systems and Organizations mean for your Chicagoland business? Here's the skinny.
The cybercrime industry is a rapidly growing industry that never sleeps. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, cybercrime is expected to inflict damages totaling a whopping 6 trillion US dollars in 2021 and grow by 15% each year over the next four years to get to $10.5 trillion by 2025.
Cybercrime is nothing new in the business environment.
Social engineering refers to any form of manipulation that deceives someone into giving up personal information. Social engineering is also a wide range of malicious activities accomplished through human interactions. Cyberattackers may use physical manipulation to trick users into making security mistakes and giving away sensitive information.
When you hear about hackers, cyberattacks and cybercrime, it’s easy to fall into the dangerous mindset of thinking it couldn’t possibly happen to your organization. However, according to a study by Clario, 1 in 5 people have been a victim of cybercrime.
The past year has been full of unexpected situations -- from a global pandemic that required the majority of Americans to work from home to a tidal shift in the way we do business. In-person business trips to client and vendor locations have been severely curtailed, requiring technology to keep up with the collaborative needs of a fast-moving, modern organization.
Growing cybersecurity IT firm announces first MSP acquisition
Chicago, IL March 1, 2021: LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, announced today the acquisition of CLASS Computing, a managed services provider (MSP) based in downtown Chicago, serving fire districts, park districts, non profits and businesses around Chicago.
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Companies, organizations, and institutions that partner with LeadingIT have a lot to smile about as we head into Valentine's Day. This is because the renowned Chicagoland IT service provider is in the advanced stages of launching and rolling out more efficient technology and cybersecurity strategies for its existing and new client base.
The cybercrime industry is rapidly growing. The number of cyberattacks is continually on the rise, and each subsequent attack proves to be more sophisticated and have adverse effects on businesses. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the global cybercrime cost is predicted to grow by 15% per year over the next five years, reaching 6.1 trillion US dollars by 2021 and 10.5 trillion US dollars by 2025.
The year 2020 presented businesses with new challenges when it came to their cybersecurity.