The One Lesson Business Owners Miss When Training Employees That Can Cost Them Thousands Training employees on anything can be an expensive process. You incur the cost of investing in necessary materials plus the time it takes away from your employees doing revenue-generating activities. But what’s worse when it comes to cyber security training is the expense you’ll incur if
Cybercriminals Are Deploying Powerful AI-Powered Tools To Hack You – Are You Prepared For What’s Coming?
51% of common passwords could be cracked in less than one minute using an AI. Scammers use AI to simulate trusted people’s voices. AI is also used to simulate writing styles, signatures and more to trick others. This means it’s hypercritical for all business owners to no longer rely on strong passwords and simple antivirus to protect their organization.
Despite the overwhelming evidence that the risk and the financial consequences of cyber-attacks are enormous, we still hear, “Nobody is going to hack us…we don’t have anything they want,” or “We can’t get hacked because _____,” with the blank being things like “we use cloud applications” or “we have a good firewall,” “our people are too smart to click on bad links in e-mails,” or other similar “reasons” for their false sense of security. They explain it away.
Yesterday, Microsoft released a patch which fixes a critical spoofing vulnerability that exists in the Windows CryptoAPI library, CRYPT32.DLL. This flaw can facilitate remote code execution, man-in-the-middle, and other attacks through a wide variety of delivery methods, including browsers and emails. Encryption is not an effective defense in this case. Detection of an attack using this method is unlikely because