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What Is Ransomware? How Can Your Company Prevent It?

What Is Ransomware? How Can Your Company Prevent It?

Ransomware is one of the most widely discussed cyber security threats and has been on the rise for several years. Mostly, hackers attack your systems by sending phishing emails containing malicious attachments or links. At first, these emails look genuine, but once...

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Attackers exploit Google Docs with malware, phishing

Attackers exploit Google Docs with malware, phishing

Attackers are exploiting Google Docs to conduct phishing and inject malware. Last October, Avanan reported that hackers could easily send malicious links through comments in Google apps like Docs and Slides. This known vulnerability has not been fully closed or...

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The Five Biggest Cyber Security Trends In 2022

The Five Biggest Cyber Security Trends In 2022

The changed world we’ve found ourselves living in since the global pandemic struck in 2020 has been particularly helpful to cybercriminals. Nothing illustrates this so well as the SolarWinds hack, described by Microsoft president Brad Smith as the most sophisticated...

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Top 15 cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Top 15 cybersecurity predictions for 2022

Over the past several years, cybersecurity risk management has become top of mind for boards. And rightly so. Given the onslaught of ransomware attacks and data breaches that organizations experienced in recent years, board members have...

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Microsoft announces plan to cut cybersecurity workforce shortage in half by 2025

Microsoft announces plan to cut cybersecurity workforce shortage in half by 2025

Microsoft will partner with community colleges across the U.S. and provide free resources in an attempt to help end a shortage of cybersecurity workers, the company announced Thursday.

The company believes it can reduce the country’s workforce shortage by half by 2025. It aims to help train and recruit 250,000 people into the cybersecurity workforce by then.

“We think we can make a meaningful difference…

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