Investing in Employee Cyber Literacy to build better human firewall skills makes strong financial sense. A string of recent breaches has put this in stark perspective for all companies. This article presents a case for the financial Return On Investment of employee awareness training and phish testing as delivered automatically by CyberHoot.
CyberHoot is offering any MSP free enrollment of any and all clients into CyberHoot for free until the end of October (31st), 2023. Enroll your prospects or existing customers in our platform and launch expedited Cybersecurity awareness training in the Month of Oct. using our fully automated system. We will credit you any users or clients enrolled for the entire month of Oct. Must be a new client to CyberHoot. If after the month ends you want to remove them, you absolutely may without penalty.
CyberHoot has been shown to improve customer retention for MSPs. It lowers the cost of supporting clients through fewer security incidents, better product training, and educational phish testing. We know it works because MSPs tell us emails to support asking “Is this a Phish?” or “Is this an Attack?” go away. Start a 30 day free trial and month-to-month forever afterwards.
Top 5 Emerging Cybersecurity Threats Businesses Must Be Aware Of Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve in sophistication and impact. Businesses must address these top 5 emerging threats proactively instead of …
Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve and expand in both sophistication and impact. Businesses must choose how to address these top 5 emerging threats proactively, when they control the playing field and have high ground instead of reactively, after an incident when they have been knocked down and are struggling to get up.
Augmentt partners with CyberHoot to build Cybersecurity Literacy within MSPs and their clients.
Hackers have been using EvilProxy to capture authenticated session tokens from unsuspecting phishing email victims.
The White House recognizes the importance of cybersecurity literacy by proposed to fund K-12 education of school teachers and administrators and possibly also students.
For most businesses, balancing time and money is a constant struggle. A risk assessment is designed to simplify your conversations by identifying both the most critical risks and rank ordering them, enabling you to determine what to work on first and then work your way down the list of critical threats to your business.
CyberHoot Press Release Microsoft Graph API Integration Portsmouth, NH – July 17th, 2023 – CyberHoot, a leading Cybersecurity Learning Management System (LMS), today announced the integration of Microsoft’s Graph API …
Cybersecurity training and phish testing delivers enormous value to your MSP, its clients and all employees. Most value is obvious such as fewer security incidents while other value may be over looked such as providing employees better work-life balance with fewer nights and weekends spent recovering from security incidents.
Exploiting a flaw in how the app handles communication with external tenants gives threat actors an easy way to send malicious files from a trusted source to an organization’s employees. Microsoft believes this is a feature and no patch will be provided. This delivery method bi-passes traditional payload delivery security controls.
Protecting Your Business and Family from DeepFake Attacks: A Comprehensive Guide Unmasking the Dark Reality: FBI Discovers Surge in Deep Fake Attacks, Threatening Individuals and Businesses with Extortion and Humiliation. …
Business Ninja’s interviewed CyberHoot’s co-Founder Craig Taylor. This interview outlines CyberHoot’s unique and positive outcome approach to cybersecurity program development at your company. Our Co-Founder details what’s working and what’s broken in the emergency Cybersecurity industry. Business owners need to watch to learn what they should be doing to protect their businesses from compromise. Doing so provides much needed peace of mind.
The FBI has reported a dramatic growth in Deep Fake attacks on individuals and businesses from hackers seeking to extort money from or embarrass individuals and businesses by creating elicit pornographic material in the likeness of the victim from their online persona and public images and videos.
This article outlines five unusual benefits and five well known benefits to Awareness Training and Phish Testing service. It presents them to Manage Service Providers (MSPs) hoping to convince them to add such services to their standard offerings for all clients.
Virus warning attacks have plagued computer users for years. Recently, hackers have figured out how to exploit these attacks in your Google Chrome (and possibly other) browsers, seizing control of your browser and scaring you into calling fake customer support hotlines to extort you for money.
Cybersecurity too often seems like a stress inducing serial murder show. While it is serious business, adding a dose of humor will make it more memorable.
Growing your MSP is not as hard as you might think. It require a laser focus on differentiation, adding cybersecurity services, and fanatical attention to customer service to name a few of the top 10 items lists in this article.
The FIDO alliance is a high-powered tech alliance seeking to eliminate passwords from our online lives by replacing them with a much more secure public and private key authentication solution. Backed by Google, Microsoft, and Apple, it is a strong foray into the elimination of passwords from our everyday lives.
Cybersecurity platforms are designed to build robust, layered defenses for your organization. However, too often they fall short of their lofty and critical goals. This articles delves into 10 common failure points and provides unique perspectives on how to avoid them.
To stand out and foster lasting relationships, MSPs must go beyond basic technical support by adopting innovative strategies to provide additional value to their customers. Once successful, MSPs must call out the emotional value that comes from these solutions.
Voice Cloning is Becoming a Ransom Threat Are you confident that the voice on the other end of the line is who they claim to be? Voice impersonation, powered by …
Voice impersonation, also known as voice cloning, are becoming an increasingly prevalent threat in the digital landscape. Sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can now imitate voices with remarkable accuracy, leading to threats against our privacy and security.
Attack-based phish testing creates fear, anxiety, and doubt in end users. It does not create awareness, harms IT, and misinforms management. Despite representing a billion dollar industry, traditional attack-based phish testing is fundamentally flawed. It causes untold problems for IT departments, individual users, and Managed Service Providers. Studies have shown it can even lead to more clicks by end users! This article outlines the fundamental flaws in attack-based phishing. It goes on to outline improvements from educational, positive outcome phish testing assignments that teach users how to finally spot every phishing attack and delete or avoid it.
Multi-factor authentication can be one of the best protect measures companies can implement on their critical accounts. However, not all methods of MFA are equal and some, like SMS, carry inherent risks and should not be used.
CyberHoot Press Release Gradient Billing Integration FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portsmouth, NH – March 28th, 2023 – CyberHoot today announces Gradient billing integration through their Synthesize platform. Synthesize helps MSPs automate …
There is a dark side to ChatGPT. Hacking tutorials abound on YouTube showing unskilled hackers how to hack with ChatGPT. ChatGPT can create convincing phishing attacks in a language of your choice, writing software code for them, which through trial and error can transform into novel and effective malware.
Cybersecurity tools every MSP needs in their toolbox to identify attacks, limit damage, and recover quickly.
These 10 cybersecurity tools need to be in every MSP’s toolbox. Use them to secure your clients from breach. Help them protect themselves from what they might not know about cybersecurity.
ConnectiWise Recover and R1Soft Server Backup software both leverage the ZK Framework. As such they need patching due to a vulnerability that can lead to remote code execution and potentially privilege escalation.
ChatGPT Authors a Humorous Cyber Breach Article Relating to T-Mobile CyberHoot examined ChatGPT ourselves and asked it to write a humorous article about a large Mobile Carrier breach. Despite common …
OpenSSL releases vulnerability patches containing 8 bug fixes in its latest releases available across three release train binaries. The criticality of bugs range from high to moderate. They all relate to memory handling issues stemming from the fact OpenSSL was written in C.
MSPs face many risks. These are the top 10 Cybersecurity risks MSPs face and how to avoid them.
This article outlines the top 10 security awareness training challenges and solutions. Businesses are under increased attack with ever more costly outcomes for failure. People are the weakest link. Training and testing them carefully, with automated solutions provide the greatest return on investment.
CyberHoot has reported on the opportunities and challenges of ChatPGT’s natural language engine and deep research capabilities. This article summarizes the recent T-Mobile breach of 37M records in a humorous way while outlining the very real risks of Smishing, Phishing, and Vishing.
Over the last few months, CyberHoot has learned more and researched more opinions on Password Managers concerning the latest LastPass security breach. We have felt for some time we needed to migrate to a new solution. However, what criteria would we use and recommend in order to not hope from the frying pan into the fire? This article is our attempt to summarize how you should choose your replacement password manager for your company or yourself individually.
Advancements in AI and natural language have led to a host of new capabilities and challenges alike. This article seeks to summarize those to create awareness around the changing landscape of AI as it relates to societal norms.
FBI’s Vetted Cybersecurity Organization “Infragard” Breached Learn how a cybersecurity organization that partnered with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to protect critical US infrastructure got hacked. “Aikido” Vulnerability Turns EDR …
In August, LastPass was breached but they claimed that no client data was stolen only source code. In late December 2022 they updated their stance stating that encrypted client vaults were stolen but that default password length requirements protected most users. CyberHoot recommends you change your master password.
If you run Linux Kernel 5.15 or later you are potential at risk (10 out of 10) vulnerability in the ksmbd kernel module added in some versions of linux kernels or later. Perform an assessment asap and patch your kernel or remove the module if you’re impacted.
“InfraGard connects critical infrastructure owners, operators, and stakeholders with the FBI to provide education, networking, and information-sharing on security threats and risks,” the FBI’s InfraGard fact sheet reads.
Security Researcher from SafeBreach has revealed critical race conditions in EDR software that can lead to a compromise of the devices running the security software. Exploit code has been seen in the wild that delivers Wiper malware to destroy the infected hosts data and operating system. Immediate patching and reboot is required.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act has crossed many federal hurdles and has bi-partisan support. Enough Republican Senators have signed on to pass this protective statute that were it to come to a vote is would pass. However, it hasn’t been called for a vote. We need to pressure our legislatures to vote.
Microsoft O365 provides a more secure, feature rich, and consistent environment for email services than hosted exchange does today.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is proposing new disclosure requirements by company boards regarding cybersecurity risk management, strategy, governance policies, procedures, and incidents. This would be an amendment …
CyberHoot has recently seen the impact of the Royal ransomware. An MSP had a client who refused security awareness training and someone fell for one of the many attack vectors …
Credit cards, virtual credit cards, payment services (Venmo, Cash), and even digital wallets (Apple Pay, Google Pay) are all available to purchase what you need online.
Top 10 Reasons to Conduct Awareness Training and Testing Businesses all over the world experience increasingly sophisticated attacks with escalating damages and impact. Awareness training and phish testing are two …
Citrix has announced multiple vulnerabilities in their ADS and Gateway products that require patching to mitigate. Learn what to do in this article.