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Social Engineering: Low-Tech Hacking on the Rise

By: Christina Southern on Aug 13, 2018 7:22:00 AM

The Threat That Tech Can’t Stop

Your phone rings at work. The caller says he is from your IT helpdesk, and they need some information from you to wrap up a project that affects you. He asks for some information, and it seems legitimate enough, so you give it to him. Believe it or not, you’ve just fallen victim to a type of cybercrime called social engineering, also known as the “low-tech hack.”

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Topics: Industry News, Security

Learn About Social Engineering at Ala Cyber Now

By: Christina Southern on Apr 4, 2018 7:55:00 AM

Did you know that social engineering factors into 43 percent of all breaches? Our security experts know, and they want to help you combat this hacking technique.

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Topics: Security, social engineering

Alabama Enacts Data Breach Notice Law

By: Christina Southern on Apr 2, 2018 3:24:38 PM

A new Alabama law requires companies hit with a data breach to notify impacted residents. Alabama is the most recent and final state to pass a data breach notification law, which will take effect May 1.

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Topics: Security

Get to Know Our Cybersecurity Consulting Group

By: Christina Southern on Mar 29, 2018 8:02:00 AM

C Spire Business' Cybersecurity Consulting Group partner with organizations to help identify, quantify, and eliminate business risk as it relates to security.

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Topics: Security, C Spire News, Healthcare

How to Spot a Phishing Attack

By: C Spire Staff on Mar 26, 2018 6:53:00 PM

"Phishing” is the act of using email to deceive someone into providing personal/financial information or downloading a piece of malicious software. Simply put, phishing is an easy, cheap, and effective defrauding method.

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Topics: Business Tech, Security

Webinar: The Healthcare Breach Epidemic

By: C Spire Staff on Feb 9, 2018 3:54:37 PM

As most would probably acknowledge, the healthcare industry has a cybersecurity health problem. Rarely a week goes by in which we don’t hear about a new breach or a healthcare provider that can’t see their patients because of a ransomware attack. 

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Topics: Security, Healthcare


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