What is Sender Policy Framework?

Posted by - May 03, 2024

What is SPF? Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is an email authentication protocol designed to combat email spoofing, spam, and phishing attacks. It verifies the legitimacy of incoming emails by allowing domain owners to authorize specific mail servers. How does SPF work? SPF works through DNS records. When an email is received, the recipient’s server checks… Read more »

Protecting Your Business: Unmasking the Most Common Scam Calls

Posted by - February 20, 2024

Following the recent viral story of the woman who lost $50,000 to a phone scam, the discourse surrounding scam prevention has been renewed. Unfortunately, stories like these are becoming increasingly common and are not only detrimental to individuals – but can be to businesses as well. Below are five of the most common scam calls… Read more »

Microsoft’s Response to Midnight Blizzard Data Breach

Posted by - February 02, 2024

Immediate Response and Detection On Friday Microsoft released an official statement on its actions following a cyber breach by Nation State Actor Midnight Blizzard against its corporate systems. This breach raises concerns about the ongoing threat from nation-state actors and highlights potential shortcomings in Microsoft’s cyber practices. Common issues such as poor password management and… Read more »

5 Essential Cybersecurity Measures for Healthcare Providers: A Guide to Protecting Patient Data

Posted by - January 16, 2024

Healthcare organizations possess vast amounts of sensitive data that cybercriminals may find valuable, making them prime targets for cyberattacks. With the increasing volume of electronic patient data, it’s crucial to ensure the protection and confidentiality of this information. This post explores five essential cybersecurity measures that every healthcare provider should adopt to protect patient data…. Read more »

Combo Phishing Attacks Target VPN

Posted by - May 10, 2021

Everyone is familiar with the uptick in email phishing scams that have come with the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers and employers alike are adapting their security practices to defend company and consumer data. However, cybercriminals are adapting too. One group is combining phone calls and custom phishing sites to corporate VPN credentials. This group acts on… Read more »

TA542: It’s Spear-Phishing Season Again.

Posted by - December 10, 2020

When people think of spam emails, it’s usually phishing that comes to mind. These are the emails that make up your junk folder: a truly frightening combination of poor grammar, bad spelling, and vulgarity that makes you question how anyone can fall for a phishing attack. Spear-phishing has become the new way to create a… Read more »

How to Stay Away from Prime Day Scams

Posted by - October 31, 2020

There’s a big event this month that everyone’s looking forward to! It’s full of tricks and treats, spooks and scares, and some very reasonable prices on inflatable skeletons. No, not Halloween—it’s Amazon Prime Day! Every year, millions of people flock to the shopping giant to score great deals on everything from computers to couches to… Read more »