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Video: Passwords are not enough – Turn on your MFA

By October 25, 2021Security, Videos

MFA is critically important in protecting your systems and data. Why should you turn it on? Terry Allen, Shared CIO & Sr. Security Consultant with OXEN Technology, discusses an alarming statistic.


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January Recap: All You Need to Know About Social Engineering

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This month, we covered a range of topics concerning social engineering. Social engineering is now considered one of the most prevalent risks when it comes to online security. Most hackers rely heavily on social engineering tactics to lure unsuspecting users to divulge information. It sounds complicated but it's nothing more than the practice of manipulating people into revealing information through the use of false pretenses. It often creates a sense of urgency, fear or excitement, playing with people's emotions to get them to do exactly what the hackers want them to do. In case you missed any of them, here…
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The Top 5 Ways Cybercriminals Use Social Engineering

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Advanced technology and cutting-edge hacking techniques have been the main tool that cybercriminals use for online attacks. But did you know that the most effective method that hackers use for enticing victims online is something so much simpler? Cybercriminals use social engineering or in other words, manipulate people by establishing trust and playing on their emotions. Common Methods of Social Engineering Attacks There are a number of creative ways that social engineers go about their devious ways. However, there are five ways that stand out on how cybercriminals use social engineering for their personal gain. Phishing This method is by…
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Where Does Social Engineering Scams Come from?

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Social engineering scams are so much more rampant these days than ever before. There will certainly be suspicious-looking items in your inbox when you check your emails, which are most likely phishing emails. Many people now know to avoid clicking these malicious emails, which is a good thing. But still, their vast amount makes you wonder, where do social engineering scams come from anyway? The very simple answer to that is social media. How Social Media Is Used for Social Engineering scams According to the latest count, there are more than 4.74 billion social media users today. For hackers, each…