Here are some of the coolest features in Windows 11 that may make you fall in love with this operating system.


Microsoft released Windows 11 over a year ago and it was well received as being user-friendly. Though not a significant departure from Windows 10, this upgrade does bring many enhancements to the existing environment of the OS.

Windows 10 continues to have a low adoption rate despite several improvements and free updates for those running the operating system. As of November 2022, Windows 10 holds the majority share of PCs running Windows; its rate of usage stands at 69.75% versus 16.13% for Windows 11.

Slowly, more people are upgrading to the most recent OS. Some opt to wait and assess whether it is worth all the effort; nobody wants to have to learn new technical details about their computer...

Are those really the words from your CEO...or is it a scam?


Imagine yourself going about your daily tasks when suddenly, the CEO contacts you. They need your assistance as someone forgot to provide gift cards during a customer visit and need you to purchase six $200 gift certificates and send the details directly to the CEO.

The message sender guarantees you a reimbursement within 24 hours, though you won't have the chance to call them for two hours as they will be attending meetings. This is an urgent matter; they urgently require gift cards.

Can you pause and consider if this type of request indicates suspicion? Would you be tempted to reach for your credit card in order to comply with the request?

Surprisingly, many employees fall victim to this gi...

What Cybersecurity Trends Should You Watch Out for in 2023?


The new year is upon us and it's a time for reflection as we plan for what lies ahead in 2023. Additionally, you should prepare yourself financially in case cyberattacks become increasingly frequent and damaging.

Sixty eight percent of surveyed business leaders believe cybersecurity risks are increasing. They are correct; attacks are becoming more sophisticated. Unfortunately, these criminal organizations often treat these attacks like a business venture.

In 2021, the global average number of cyberattacks increased by 15.1%.

It is essential to stay ahead of the latest attack trends in order to protect your business over the next year. What are the newest hacker techniques and most prevalent ty...

Be wary of Reply-Chain Phishing Attacks


Phishing. Phishing continues to be a prominent topic in cybersecurity articles. Unfortunately, it remains the most popular delivery method for cyberattacks.

Cybercriminals may attempt to steal login credentials from employees. You could also launch ransomware attacks for payment and install spyware to steal sensitive information. They could also be compromised through sending phishing emails with false information.

According to 80% of security professionals surveyed, phishing campaigns have significantly increased since the pandemic.

Phishing remains an issue, and its volume has grown due to the shift to remote teams. Many employees now work from home where they don't have as many network pro...

Have You Just Received a Text From Yourself? Learn what types of scamming schemes to be wary of!


What has changed in terms of how many text messages you receive from companies today compared to two years ago? If you're like many others, it appears there is a considerable increase.

Many retailers are now encouraging consumers to opt-in for SMS alerts for shipment tracking, sale notices and other notifications. The trend has even spread into the medical industry where pharmacies automatically send out refill notices via automated systems and doctors' offices send reminders via SMS.

Text messages can be incredibly convenient. They're ideal for medical and retail practices as well as other businesses. Unfortunately, cybercriminals also utilize text messaging to send phishing scams.

Phishing v...

How often Should Your Employees Receive Training on Cyber Security Awareness?


Your annual phishing training is complete. This included teaching employees how to identify fake emails. It's an euphoric feeling! Unfortunately, this feeling only lasts five or six months as one click on a link can lead to ransomware infection within your company.

Why must you revisit the same information year after year? Security breaches continue to plague your organization. Your employees lack adequate training on security protocols.

Training alone may not be sufficient to alter behavior; it's easy for them to forget what they have learned over a period of months.

How often should your team receive training to boost their cybersecurity awareness? Training every four months is ideal, as thi...

The SLAM Method Can Enhance Phishing Detection


It is not surprising that phishing is often at the top of security awareness training lists. It has been the primary delivery method for all types attacks for the past decade. Phishing emails are used to launch ransomware, credential theft and database breaches.

Why is phishing such a serious threat? It continues to work. As technology advances, scammers adapt their techniques. To make targeted phishing more efficient, they use AI-based techniques.

If phishing stopped working, scammers would try another attack. However, this has not been the case. People are still being tricked. People continue to be tricked by malicious file attachments and dange...