Understanding Business Email Compromise (BEC): A Growing Cybersecurity Threat

In today’s digital age, businesses have become increasingly reliant on email communication. It supports various purposes including conducting transactions, sharing sensitive information, and collaborating with partners and clients. While email has helped revolutionized the way we work, it has also given rise to new forms of cyber threats. One of the most popular and common […]

Using the Power of AI for Cybercrime

In recent years, advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have brought about numerous positive transformations in various industries. However, just as technology progresses, so do the tactics of cybercriminals. The emergence of AI-powered cybercrime presents a new challenges to individuals, businesses, and governments worldwide. This article explores the concerning trend of cybercriminals leveraging AI to carry […]

Are You Implementing the Essential Strategies to Safeguard Your Organization from Phishing Attacks?

What is Phishing? Phishing is a type of cyber-attack where criminals maliciously masquerade as a trusted entity to deceive individuals into revealing sensitive information or taking an action that leads to a compromise. The goal of phishing attacks is to trick the targeted individuals into taking actions that benefit the attackers, such as clicking on […]

Cybersecurity Myths and Separating Fact from Fiction

We live in a connected world and cybersecurity has become a critical concern for individuals and organizations. Unfortunately, there are myths and misconceptions that can lead to a false sense of security leaving people vulnerable to cyber threats and attacks. We will explore some of the common myths surrounding cybersecurity and separate fact from fiction. […]

The Weakest Link in Cybersecurity

Often in the world of cybersecurity and technology, there are tools and software that can assist with addressing our needs and accomplishing our goals. Most are effective and good at what they advertise they can do. But can a tool or piece of software be the silver bullet for all our cybersecurity problems? The answer […]

Stop hacking my Facebook account

If you have a Facebook account, then you likely have seen strange posts or messages from your friends that are soon followed with “Don’t click the link I sent you, my account was hacked!” Many of you may have been the ones to post the message. It is frustrating on both sides and it is […]

Will You Get Phished During March Madness?

It’s that magical time of year that excites serious and even casual basketball fans. During March, the NCAA organizes their annual college basketball tournament that features 68 teams from various universities and colleges across the country, who compete in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men’s college basketball. It’s called March Madness […]

The 2023 MSP Expo

In February, I attended the MSP (Managed Service Provider) Expo in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. An MSP is a third-party company that manages a customer’s information technology and end-user systems. This is the first service that CatchMark provided when created and the largest service area we have at this time. Why am I sharing this experience? […]

Cybersecurity Risks in Schools

The K-12 education system plays a critical role in preparing our future workforce and academic preparation for college. As advancements in technology continue to develop, school districts have been leveraging opportunities and improving the learning experience for students. However, technology does come with risks that can be exploited by cybercriminals. Targeting of K-12 education systems […]

What is Cyber Security and Why is it Important to my Business?

What is cyber security? Cyber security is the practice of protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data, and the devices and networks that work with that data from cybercriminal attacks. This means protecting your private and proprietary information from unauthorized access, making sure it is trustworthy and reliable, and available to approved individuals when […]