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Phishing Is One Of The Top Five Threats To Your Business. Here's How It Works.

Phishing Is One Of The Top Five Threats To Your Business. Here's How It Works.

Of all of the major cyber threats to businesses and individuals, phishing is the most common. Recent studies indicate that 65 percent of U.S. organizations experienced a successful phishing attack in 2019, and 22 percent of data breaches began with phishing campaigns. 

“In its simplest form, phishing is the practice of sending a link via email or text or embedding a link on a website that, when clicked, downloads malware onto the user’s device as well as any other devices that are connected to the same network,” says CyberScout founder and chairman Adam Levin.

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How Ransomware Works and How It Can Impact Your Business

How Ransomware Works and How It Can Impact Your Business

Regardless of the industry or sector, ransomware is the cybersecurity threat that has consistently made the most headlines over the last five years, and with good reason. As a vector of attack, it has brought multinational corporations to a screeching halt, shut down local governments, caused school closures, and has led to at least one death by disrupting medical services.  “While the sophistication and methods of attack may vary, the short answer is that ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts critical data on a computer or computer network so that users can’t regain access without paying a ransom,” says CyberScout founder and chairman Adam Levin

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October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). This year’s theme is “Do Your Part, Be Cyber Smart.” While the knowledge of cybersecurity best practices and data hygiene has increased during the seventeen years since the first NCSAM, the threats posed by hackers and other bad actors has increased too. 

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Protecting Your Cybersecurity When Children Are At Home

Protecting Your Cybersecurity When Children Are At Home

While there are risks associated with remote work, the odds of a malware attack increase when more family members use the same device, especially children.

“The malicious code children collect on their way to something you’ve never heard of can hijack your computer for all kinds of purposes. There are click-harvesting scams. There are stealth programs that will turn your machine into a spambot. There’s malware that looks OK to your anti-virus program, but is actually recording every keystroke, most particularly when you log into your bank account,” warns CyberScout founder and chairman Adam Levin. 

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Why Businesses Should Consider Offering Identity Fraud and Theft Protection to Employees

Why Businesses Should Consider Offering Identity Fraud and Theft Protection to Employees

Many companies will offer identity fraud and theft protection services to customers who have had their data compromised in a breach, but relatively few provide it as a benefit to their employees—just 25 percent as of 2019. This approach ends up costing businesses in the long run, according to CyberScout founder and chairman Adam Levin. “If you don’t subscribe to an identity theft resolution service or lack a plan of action before you suffer a personal compromise, you will need to spend more time and more money than you are probably prepared to spend,” said Levin

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Three Benefits Companies Should Be Providing to Keep Secure

Three Benefits Companies Should Be Providing to Keep Secure

The economic contraction caused by the Covid-19 pandemic makes it harder than ever for companies to take on additional expenses. Faced with closure, many businesses are cutting benefits and salaries. While it may seem counter-intuitive, now is a very good time for small and medium sized businesses to consider providing their remaining employees with a wider array of employee benefits—specifically cyber and identity protection. 

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Pandemic Causing Rise in Business Fraud

Pandemic Causing Rise in Business Fraud

Not only have fraudsters been targeting individuals throughout the pandemic they have also been targeting businesses. We would like to share the specific tactics we have seen fraudsters use to target businesses.

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Pandemic Causing Rise in Consumer Fraud

Pandemic Causing Rise in Consumer Fraud

Over the past few months, criminals have developed a new set of fraud schemes in an attempt to profit off the pandemic crisis. We want to share some of the specific tactics we have seen to help you spot the signs of pandemic-related fraud. At NebraskaLand National Bank, we take protecting your personal information very seriously. We are committed to providing you with the tools, tips and resources you need to keep your information safe and secure.

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Three Ways to Protect Your Business From Domain Name Hacks

Three Ways to Protect Your Business From Domain Name Hacks

“Domain names are far from the only vector of attack, but they're one of the most visible,” says CyberScout founder and chairman Adam Levin.

Although hackers can deploy a wide array of methods to hijack domain names, there are fortunately several ways businesses and organizations can protect against them

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The change we did not expect

The change we did not expect

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly interrupted many aspects of daily life. It seems like every month we are faced with a new challenge to overcome, not only in our personal lives but also as a community. Recently, signs have been appearing at business around the country requesting electronic payment or the use of exact change for purchases. This has sparked several questions about what is happening regarding the coin supply.

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