News Stories Featuring Cyber Risk Aware

Warning Issued Over Hurricane Florence phishing scams

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 7, 2018 4:41:50 PM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Phishing Simulation, phishing email

Stephen Burke highlights how the 'cyber-scum' among us see decent humans beings looking to helps as an opportunity for fraud.  Unfortunately disaster related phishing scams are all too frequent

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Email fraud attacks on firms registered 85% rise in Q2 compared to year-ago-quarter

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2018 10:25:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Phishing Simulation, phishing email

An earlier Mimecast survey revealed that 54 percent of organisations in the UK reported an increase in email-based phishing attacks and that 92 percent of ransomware attacks globally were delivered by email.

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Email attacks on the rise, say 80% of businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2018 9:50:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Phishing, Phishing Simulation, phishing email

The latest figures show that Business email Compromise attacks have spiked enormously recently.  In this context Stephen Burke talking to SC Media,  explains why the main focus for companies must be to help their staff know what to look for which can be done through email security awareness training but more importantly, through regularly testing staff with mock phishing tests.

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What Should Companies’ Top Cybersecurity Concern in 2018 be?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2018 11:04:00 AM / by Julie Lhanang posted in Phishing Simulation, phishing email, smishing

49 experts including our own Stephen Burke discuss what the Top Cybersecurity concerns should be in the Encrpyt Verdict article. In Stephen's view Phishing and the newly developing Smishing threat are still the key concerns.

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