CyberHoot Newsletter – October 2022

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 easy, effective, and financially responsible ways to improve your cyber defenses.  This full-page infographics outlines 10 reasons to develop a robust awareness training and testing program at your company.

Don’t Make It Easier for Hackers, Enable MFA Today.

Over a million Microsoft Office accounts were breached in a single month; 99% did not have multi-factor authentication (MFA) enabled. Don’t add to these statistics; enable MFA today. It’s free, simple to set up, and highly effective at thwarting business email compromise.

Phishing – Don’t Get Hooked!

Hackers know people are more likely to make mistakes when emotionally pressured to take urgent action. Hackers prey on our fears with these common methods: being reprimanded by your boss, or missing out on a time-limited flash-sale, or being locked out of your account by inaction.  This infographic outlines seven (7) indicators you’re under attack, how to spot them, and how to avoid becoming a victim!

Prevention Is the Best Defense Against Ransomware.

All your critical data has been encrypted overnight by ransomware, the screen displays a message urging you to pay a ransom if you ever want to see your data again. Worse yet, hackers give you 72 hours before all your client’s sensitive data gets released on the public Internet.  Learn how to avoid Ransomware attacks in this article.

Still Not Using a Password Manager? 

You use a physical safe to keep your valuables secure so why not use a Password Manager (PM) to keep your logical valuables safe and secure?  PMs keep all your passwords in a central location. PMs warns you if a password is being reused or when a website you use has been compromised so you can change that password. It automatically fills in your credentials at safe websites you visit but avoids giving your credentials to fake website. What are you waiting for? Adopt a password manager today and keep your passwords safe! 

Lessons Learned From Morgan Stanley’s Data Breach.

You may entrust a third-party with some of your business processes such as recycling old equipment no longer useful.  Who ensures your 3rd parties follow through and complete the work safely, securely, and to your requirements?  Morgan Stanley selected a reputable firm to recycle their equipment.  They provided requirements too but failed to follow-up.  That 3rd party outsourced the equipment recycling to a subcontractor who sold the equipment on eBay instead of destroying it.  Read this article and learn how Morgan Stanley was held liable and fined $35M.

Coming Soon ZAC: Zero Administration CyberHoot

Customer Spotlight

"The CyberHoot Cybersecurity Awareness Training has helped me become aware of current cybersecurity threats. I feel much more confident while surfing the web. The training videos are quick, interesting, and full of valuable information. The quizzes tested my knowledge, but they were easy. I was able to review all the answers at the end. I highly recommend it to every business."
Jamie Compton
Manager/owner | Smyrna Diner

CyberHoot's Awards Keep Growing: G2 High Performer Fall 2022

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Cybrary Term of the Month

Zero Trust is a security strategy focused on the belief that organizations shouldn’t automatically trust anything inside or outside its perimeters and instead must verify anything and everything trying to connect to its systems before granting access. 

Zero Trust is based in the principle of “never trust, always verify.” It’s designed to protect modern digital environments by utilizing network segmentation, preventing lateral movement, providing Layer 7 threat prevention, and enforcing granular user-access control. 

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Email based authentication for Training.

Instant Access

CyberHoot provides password-less access. Zero time wasted searching for websites, resetting passwords, and delayed login. Click an email link for instant training access!

Email Based Assignments

Email Automation

Everything you need to learn cybersecurity skills is handled through email including training assignments, reminders, management compliance reports, and "My Assignments".

Manager Escalations

Manager Escalation

CyberHoot automates non-compliance through manager email notifications. Compliance status of employees for managers is enabled so you always know where you stand.

Micro Training

Cyber"Hoots" are most often 5 minutes or less. This ensures your staff get trained quickly with the most effective solution.

The Power of Open

CyberHoot is an open cybersecurity training Platform. Any video or PDF can be used to train and govern your employees.


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