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Employees are your first line of defence against
cyber attacks and scams.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has increased the number of cyber criminals targeting vulnerable employees and businesses. Our team has pulled together some tips to avoid becoming a victim and exposing personal and corporate data.
Red Flags that will help you spot Phishing Scams & Attacks:
Incorrect spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Asking for personal information
Alarming content full of warnings and potential consequences
Urgent deadlines
Offer of large financial rewards
Almost All Phishing Attacks Can Be Broadly Divided Into Two Categories:
Tricking users to pass on sensitive information via spoofed sites
Getting the user to install malware through a click in a communication
We’ve pulled together some tips to help protect you and your employees against a potential cyber attack. Education is key in reducing these risks. Our expert advisors are here to assist with any questions that you may have. Contact us at info@jdimi.com
Stay Safe. Stay Informed.