19 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees Series (Week 3): Email Threats


Social Engineering Inboxes and Voicemail

Social engineering is non-technical, malicious activity that exploits human contact to obtain information about internal processes, configuration and technical security policies in order to gain access to secure devices and networks.

14 10, 2016

Email Security Best Practices: 5 Ways to Block Phishing Attacks

Employees should always be suspicious of emails as potential phishing attacks, especially if they don’t know who the sender is.

Here are 5 Email Security Best Practices to follow to help make sure you don’t become helpless victims:

  1. Don’t reveal personal or financial information in an email: Make sure employees also know not to respond to email solicitations
5 10, 2016

Cybersecurity Tips for Employees: The Complete Guide to Secure Behaviour Online and in the Office (Introduction)

Welcome to this 7-week series on Cybersecurity Tips for your employees.  In these series we will be covering off the following topics:

  1. Week 1: Introduction – The Need to Educate Employees on Cybersecurity
  2. Week 2: Physical Security Precautions
  3. Week 3: Email Threats
  4. Week 4: Username and Password Management
  5. Week 5: Mobile Security
  6. Week 6: Secure Website Browsing
  7. Week 7: The Value of an MSP in Ensuring Employee Cybersecurity

Hopefully by the end you have some tools and ideas on how to protect your business as well as how to leverage your IT Managed Services Provider to help you implement necessary long-term cybersecurity measures.