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2021 OXEN Update on Cybersecurity

With the many events of 2020, you might think that cybersecurity has not been as big of a deal in the grand scheme of things. However, it not only held its ground in the public eye but unfortunately continued to increase its relevance to businesses and individuals alike. There are many statistics about the growth of different threats and trends in cybersecurity. The summary? They continue to increase; there is no slowing down. The sobering reality is that most people have been hacked or know someone who has been. This is the most important fact that small businesses should consider…
OXEN Technology
February 22, 2021
Security

Identity Protection: Trust but Verify

Employers can spend a lot of time interviewing candidates to work for their company. Certainly, the candidate needs to have the right skills. They need to be able to work with others on the team and serve customers well. But then there is a question that the interviewer is always asking themselves after an interviewee that shows all the right signs of being a great employee: Do I trust them? What do I mean by “Do I trust them”? Do I give them access to our building? Do I give them access to our internal confidential information? Do I let…
Ryan Pieken
October 26, 2020
LeadershipSecurity

Feeling the COVID-19 Panic? Don’t Forget Your Cybersecurity

Attackers Are Taking Advantage of Unprecedented Changes What we’re witnessing today with the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. Local governments are banning large gatherings. Many businesses and institutions are forced to close or adjust work schedules. Organizations that can are moving their employees to reduced hours or remote work. This means many people are now working from home for the first time and encountering issues with connectivity and access to company networks and data. The social isolation, uncertainty, and distractions cause anxiety and mistakes. On top of all of this, cyber attackers are already trying to take advantage of a world…
OXEN Technology
March 30, 2020
Security

How to Spot a Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scam

Business email compromise (BEC) scams are on the rise. They target business owners and high-level employees in order to defraud a company, its customers, or its partners. In this type of scam, an attacker will pretend to be a trusted entity by spoofing a company email account. Then, they trick employees into revealing sensitive information or performing wire transfers. Types of BEC Scams There are different types of BEC scams. However, all these threats usually target employees with access to company finances, in an attempt to trick them into transferring money or revealing sensitive data. BEC scams include: false invoice…
OXEN Technology
March 2, 2020