FireTail Podcast: CyberHoot CEO Craig Taylor

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.

Advanced Phishing Tactics: A Hacker’s Playbook

Discover the latest phishing tactics targeting unsuspecting victims, including Cloudflare Workers, HTML smuggling, and AI-generated emails. Learn how cybercriminals bypass security measures and how you can protect yourself from these sophisticated attacks. Stay informed and stay safe in the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity.

CyberHoot Newsletter – April 2024

Understanding the Change Healthcare Cyberattack Change Healthcare Cyberattack: Gain valuable insights into the attack’s origins, impact, and implications for your cybersecurity. Read now. Understanding Latrodectus: A Stealthy Cyber Threat Delve into …

Why Ditching Passwords is the Future of Online Security

For over 40 years, passwords have been the cornerstone of computer security, despite their many flaws. People turned to password managers to simplify and secure their login processes. Now, passkeys are set to revolutionize how we secure our online identities. Unlike traditional passwords, passkeys eliminate many common security risks, making them a crucial advancement everyone should understand. This article will explain what passkeys are, how they work, and why they represent the future of identity management online.

The Evolution of Phishing: SMS and Voice-Based Attacks

The recent sophisticated breach of Microsoft Executive emails is a stark reminder that all of us can be targeted with phishing and social engineering attacks and need to prepare by training, testing, and governing employees on Cyber Literacy.

Five Easy Steps to Boost Your Cybersecurity

The recent sophisticated breach of Microsoft Executive emails is a stark reminder that all of us can be targeted with phishing and social engineering attacks and need to prepare by training, testing, and governing employees on Cyber Literacy.

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Bridging the Gap: Superuser Protection for SMBs and MSPs

Superuser accounts in small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and managed service providers (MSPs) face unique cybersecurity challenges. Bridging the gap between Privileged Access Management (PAM) and Identity Management (IdM) is critical for comprehensive protection. Effective cybersecurity for SMBs and MSPs requires tailored strategies that are practical, cost-effective, and straightforward to implement. This includes establishing clear governance policies, regular employee training, risk assessments, and implementing essential technical defenses to enhance overall security posture and protect sensitive data.

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Press Release: CyberHoot Launches HootPhish – A Revolutionary Approach to Phishing Simulations

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.

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AI in Cybersecurity: Enhancing Threat Detection and Response

In the dynamic realm of cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands as a game-changer, especially for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Small to Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs). This blog delves into how AI is reshaping threat detection and response, offering a new edge to cybersecurity strategies.

2024 Cybersecurity Predictions

Top 10 Cybersecurity Trends and Strategies in 2024

2024 is off to a great start, however, Small to Medium sized Businesses need to proactively address their cybersecurity program development as soon as possible. 2023 was a banner year for hacker attacks and this has only encouraged more and more hackers to enter the fray. The time is ripe for everyone to batten down the hatches and training and test their employees to build their cyber literacy skills.

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CyberHoot Newsletter – December 2023

Navigating the Cybersecurity Risks of AI Assistants in Video Conferencing Silent Eavesdroppers: As AI Digital Assistants seamlessly integrate into popular video conferencing platforms, a concerning trade-off emerges between convenience and …

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Navigating AI Assistant Cybersecurity Risks

AI Digital Assistants in platforms like Microsoft Teams and Zoom raise data privacy concerns, risking exposure of regulated, intellectual, or personal information. Despite claims of de-identifying sensitive data, significant risks like exposing proprietary information remain underappreciated.

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Passkeys: The Path to a Passwordless Future

Passkeys provide better authentication for end users than traditional passwords which they seek to replace. They are based upon public and private cryptography, are resilient to phishing and hacker password database theft (since the private keys aren’t stored on the server or website), and represent an easier mechanism to identify users into online systems.

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DNA Double-Helix Hacker Heist: A Wake-Up Call for Cybersecurity Vigilance

A recent breach at 23andme resulted in the theft of immutable and irreplaceable data – our DNA! Companies with such critical data must take every precaution to limit the data they have become caretakers of, from theft my malicious actors. In this case, 23andme has lost our DNA! This needs to be a serious criminal offence that is punished with significant consequences.

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CyberHoot Newsletter – November 2023

Understanding and Protecting Against Telegram App Scams Unraveling the Dark Side of Telegram: While the messaging app offers a seamless communication experience, users face many dangers. Dive into this article …

Understanding and Protecting Against the Telegram Scams

The Telegram App provides great ways for users to communicate with one another, however it also enables scammers to attack us in novel ways. This article outlines three common ways hackers use telegram to exploit unsuspecting users for their money.

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Hackers Turn SEC Snitches: The Evolution of Ransomware Tactics

Hackers have evolved into snitches leveraging recent SEC legislation which requires companies to disclose within 4 days that they have been hacked and hit with ransomware. When Meridian did not disclose to the SEC they had been hacked, the Hacker group “BlackCat” filed a complaint with the SEC informing them they had evidence that Meridian had been hacked.

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The Nuts and Bolts of a WISP

A Written Information Security Plan is not meant to a bureaucratic policy collecting dust on the book shelf, but rather a living breathing document to guide companies on the safe collection, storage, manipulation, and destruction of non-public personal information on their employees, clients, or business services.

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CISCO Critical Advisory Alert – Patch Now

CISCO has announced and released patches for a critical bug in their product that could allow Internet hackers to create accounts remotely on CISCO devices via the HTTP management application. Patches have been released and workarounds documented for unpatched systems no longer supported. Take action to patch now.

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Top Cybersecurity Questions of the Year: What Everyone Wants to Know

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is upon us. In our efforts to address all of the questions a business owner reviewing our blog might have, we’ve collected the most frequently asked questions and have tried to answer them with the most effective mitigating control available for a particular risk. There are undoubtedly many more mitigating controls one can put in place, but this is a great starting point.

CyberHoot's Ghoulish Offering pairing Halloween with Cybersecurity Month to take the Fright out of Cybersecurity and build Cyber Literacy.

Ghosts in the Machine: Spook-tacular Cybersecurity Basics for October

In the spooky season of October, Cybersecurity Awareness Month reminds us of the real threats lurking in the digital realm. CyberHoot sheds light on three cybersecurity fundamentals: Password Protection, Phishing Awareness, and Safe Browsing Practices. Fortify your digital domain with strong password practices, stay vigilant to phishing schemes, and navigate the web safely. Embrace the cybersecurity training and phishing testing offered by CyberHoot to morph into a digital wizard against the sinister specter of cyber threats. Venture to cyberhoot.com and make cybersecurity awareness a fun-filled endeavor!

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Cybersecurity Awareness: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Action

October marks the observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a pivotal time for businesses and individuals to bolster their understanding and actions towards cybersecurity. This means it is time for you to put action to words and get your staff trained up on the cyber threats they face. Cyber Literacy is a critical skill for the 21st century. Are you doing your part to educate your employees on the threats they face and how to avoid them?

CyberHoot's Ghoulish Offering pairing Halloween with Cybersecurity Month to take the Fright out of Cybersecurity and build Cyber Literacy.

Save Your Staff with Cyber Literacy Skills. Use CyberHoot for Free During Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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.

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The Fabulous Five: How CyberHoot Makes Managed Service Providers Shine Brighter

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.

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Top 5 Emerging Cybersecurity Threats Businesses Must Be Aware 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.

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Risk Assessment: A Game Changer for Your Business

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.