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What Are The Dangers of Business Email Compromise?

What’s the most expensive cyberattack that businesses face today? If you said business email compromise (BEC) you’re right. The FBI IC3 2021 Internet Crime Report showed that BEC packed a powerful punch against U.S. businesses that year. BEC complainants to IC3 suffered $2,395,953,296 in losses in 2021, 28% higher than 2020’s record total of $1,866,642,107. These 10 facts about business …

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Scanning A QR Code Could Lead To A Cyberscam

When you think of cybercrime, you probably focus on threats that invade your space while you’re actively online. But QR codes—and the smartphones that scan them—make it easy for bad guys to invade your privacy from objects in your offline, real-life world. Posters, flyers, and stickers with QR codes are all potential vectors for a cyberattack. Scanning one with your …

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Cybercriminals Exploiting The Ukraine Crisis

We’ve identified two new cyber scams to be mindful of. As you know, many nonprofit organizations are actively raising money for the citizens of Ukraine. Taking advantage of people’s fundamental generosity, online con men have emailed millions of requests to assist Ukrainian refugees, orphans, and the wounded victims of Putin’s attack. Unfortunately, such donations help only cybercriminals. Don’t respond to …

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10 Facts About the Benefits of Security Awareness Training

Are you looking for an affordable, effective way to protect your company from cyberattacks and prevent a data breach? In today’s volatile cyberattack landscape, every business in every industry is at risk of a cyberattack. That means that every business needs to make sure that it’s taking a strong defensive posture with the right solutions in place to reduce risk. …

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Ho-Ho-Hoax!

The Top Five Holiday Cyber Scams The holiday season is when retailers make most of their money. Cybercriminals, too. We’re making a list (and checking it twice) of the most widely used holiday cyber scams. Have a look: Bogus e-cards. Hallmark recently got out of the electronic greeting card business, in part because they were tired of being associated with …

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Want To Avoid Ransomware? We Can Help.

Ransomware isn’t going anywhere. Here’s why. In 1992, at the height of the Colombian drug cartels, a kilo of cocaine brought in $60,000. The average ransomware attack reaps $140,000. Consider the operating costs of a cartel. Someone must pay to grow or purchase the coca leaves, convert those leaves into paste, refine that paste into powder, smuggle that powder into …

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Celebrating Four Milestones In Only Three Weeks At I.T. Solutions of South Florida

Lake Worth Beach, Florida, October 13, 2021 —It’s a party at I.T.S.! The managed service provider, co-founded by CEO Deana Pizzo and CIO Jason Pizzo, is enjoying a dizzying pace of first-time achievements. The company celebrated three unique new awards and the closing of their first corporate headquarters in just three short weeks! “These past few weeks have been a whirlwind. …

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Coronavirus Service Update

The following letter was originally sent to our clients via email March 11, 2020. To Our I.T.S. Client Family: The topic on everyone’s mind is the coronavirus. We understand that, and we’ve been monitoring its progress closely while formulating a plan for how to deal with it as an organization. We hold the health and safety of our employees—and yours—in …

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Employee Education Emphasized At Cyber Security Event

Educating employees as the first, and most vital, line of defense against cyber-attacks on your business was the dominant theme at our most recent Lunch & Learn. “I really enjoyed the presentations from the other two speakers and the excellent questions from the attendees,” Deana Pizzo said. “I was really struck by the fact that each of us stressed the …

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Join Us And LPBC For Our Cyber Security Lunch & Learn!

   You are invited to join us for a Cyber Security Lunch & Learn this month! We are co-hosting this informative event with Leadership Palm Beach County. Event Details:     Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019     Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Location: 2751 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33405     Cost: $30 for …