Facing a need to change with the increase of new cyber threats, financial services institutions are implementing strong cyber security solutions, programs and training. As this is a crucial step to undertake and maintain a trusted environment, it is also important to share their best practices, this is what many financial service leaders will be doing at the FS-ISAC Fall Summit in Baltimore.
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
The FBI has reported a 2,370% increase in business email compromise (BEC) between January 2015 and December 2016. This type of fraud includes what we at BrandProtect refer as email phishing, spear phishing, or whaling.
The scam, commonly known as “CEO fraud”, is a highly engineered attack that will typically target high-level executives by impersonating them to trick people inside the organization to provide sensitive information and ultimately making the victim wire money to a fraudulent account.
Thu, Sep 07, 2017
Fri, Sep 01, 2017
If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.
Phony advertisements can deceive even the savviest investors by promising high returns with little money in a short period of time. Investment fraud can look legitimate: criminals are using different tools and forms of communications designed to gain the trust of their victims and have succeeded in scamming people. So, who are the most common targets? Are you vulnerable to fraud? And if you already have an online investment account, is it secure?
This month's BrandProtect Executive Threat Brief provides you information on how investment scams work and how to protect your online investment account. BrandProtect Executive Threat Briefs are designed to minimize your exposure by educating you and your team about simple steps you can take to protect your personal information online.
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
The appeal of interactive toys is increasing but there are real security risks to anything that is connected to the internet.
Several years ago, the idea of having a conversation with a teddy bear seemed surreal, but as technology progresses, children are now able to communicate, learn and play with their connected toys and devices. The appeal of interactive toys is increasing but there are real security risks to anything that is connected to the internet.
Though owning a smart toy entails potential threats, they also come with a lot of benefits for your kids. Before buying any connected toy, BrandProtect guides you through the steps to take in order to make the toys safer once they’re of the box.
This month's BrandProtect Executive Threat Brief provides the useful information protect your family and avoid being a target. BrandProtect Executive Threat Briefs are designed to minimize your exposure by educating you and your team about simple steps you can take to protect your personal information online.
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
The dark web is an environment that is always changing and evolving as law enforcement authorities seek to crack down on its activities and expansionist efforts. The recent events highlighted below are of note as they have significantly affected the operational environment of the dark web.
Thu, Jul 13, 2017
Every year cyber criminals devise new high profile and sophisticated attacks against organizations worldwide. 2017 is no exception: from complex ransomware attacks to large data breaches, it is obvious this year’s cyber-attacks have caused major damage. Below you will find the most prominent cyber security news so far and the lessons they’ve left behind.