Coming from an entrepreneurship family who has always had a small business growing up, it has molded my life in different forms. Always giving me a different perspective on life, keeping me on my toes, and showing me that you can achieve anything with hard work and persistence. Growing up helping my family with their small business constantly kept me curious, creative, and at the edge of life giving me the entrepreneurship spirit. I realized from a young age that small businesses mattered and they did make a difference which is why I decided to invest my time with Axiom Cyber.
Cryptolocker, WannaCry, Petya, there seems to be a new cyber attack each week. These scams are plaguing the nonprofit community and costing organizations thousands.The good news is that there is plenty you can do to ensure your organization does not fall victim to scams and attacks. Below are the most 4 common types of cyber attacks and how your nonprofit can defend against them.
The recent string of high profile cyberattacks shows that even when the toughest cybersecurity policies are in place, many are still incomplete. After an organization suffers a cyberattack, they typically respond to their constituents warning them to change their passwords. But the organization remains vulnerable through the very means it uses to alert those constituents: Email. In fact, attackers can exploit that vulnerability using email that pretends to be a security warning from the organization, targeting users and wreaking even more damage.
You may have heard over lately about a new, very serious, malware called WannaCry Decryptor. Security experts are dubbing this one of the worst malware cases they have ever seen. On Friday, May 12th organizations including healthcare facilities, in countries outside of the US were hit hard, including The National Health Service in the UK. The malware was enough to shutdown operations. As cybervillains intensify efforts to crack into your networks and devices, here’s are 4 best practices to keep your data safe.