Tips To Stay Safe During Black Friday & Cyber Monday

This year, Black Friday might look a bit different than recent years. As we work through the second wave of the pandemic, many people will be looking to take advantage of Black Friday deals online, turning Black Friday into an extended Cyber Monday. E-commerce holiday spending is expected to increase by 25-35% this year compared to 14.9% last year and many consumers look to Black Friday sales as a time to...

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Time to Warn Users About Black Friday & Cyber Monday Scams

Warn your employees to avoid the inevitable scams associated with these two "holidays," or you risk compromising your company's network. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday right around the corner, cybercriminals are switching tactics. Rather than preying on the fear that our Microsoft Office, PayPal, or bank accounts have been locked, criminals are launching phishing scams that prey on our desire to get a great holiday shopping deal. After all, they...

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8 Holiday Security Tips For Retailers

Once again, the holiday season is upon us, and for retailers, that means an especially busy time. Online sales, for example, are expected to jump 14% to 18% this year compared to 2018, according to the 2019 Deloitte holiday retail survey. The holiday season is also a time for retailers to be proactive about security. Among the highest risk factors, according to Muktar Kelati, director of intelligence operations for the Retail &...

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