Category: Security

What is a brute-force attack?

A brute-force attack is an automated process that cybercriminals use to guess credentials repeatedly to gain access to a website or system until a match is found. Did you know that the world’s most popular password is 123456? (Source 3) Common brute-force methods Credential stuffingIn this type of attack, cybercriminals rapidly evaluate email and password […]

Security Awareness Training Can Reduce the Risk of a Data Breach

As a result of starting a security awareness training program any organization can strengthen security through end-user training in as little as three months. According to the KnowBe4 statistics below (Source 1): Does security awareness training work? Employees need specific, ongoing training to help protect company information and stay safe online. After following a security […]

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How to Reduce Common Phishing Attacks

One of the most common types of cybersecurity attacks is phishing. When cybercriminals distribute malicious content intended to deceive individuals into falling for a scam, it can take many different forms including email, phone, and text. An attacker can use one of these methods or a combination to trick a user to reveal personal information […]