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A hacker’s insult to a national injury

Few Canadians were spared from the national outage experienced on Friday July 8th. Adding insult to injury, savvy hackers are using this outrage to their advantage.

A hacker’s insult to a national injury
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Don’t be fooled, phishing is no joke …

Don’t be fooled, phishing is no joke …

We recently conducted a test to highlight the threats of spear phishing. We did this to show how easy it is to be tricked by a phishing email, and why we all have to remind ourselves ever day to be extra vigilant.

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Spear-phishing: Even the mightiest can get crushed

In a cyber incident reported to us last week, a senior employee in the insured’s finance department discovered their email address had been compromised; when a phishing email was broadcast from their email address to their entire contact list.

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How to prevent wire transfer fraud: Tips for your business clients

We’ve seen a pick up in costly fraudulent wire transfers. All businesses must accept the fact that at some point their systems or networks will very likely experience an unauthorized intrusion of some kind.

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Digital trust – Is technology changing the rules?

Digital trust – Is technology changing the rules?

The COVID-19 crisis has sparked a wave of innovation and digitization. One area that has seen tremendous growth in 2020 was the pace of digitization.

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Stop clicking around. Viral threats are targeting healthcare. Again.

Stop clicking around. Viral threats are targeting healthcare. Again.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the lion’s share of attention over the last six months, there has also been a surge in cyberattacks.

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An insurance brokerage took BOXX’s Digital Health Summer Challenge (aka the ‘Sneakers Challenge’)

Why Summer? You may be taking a vacation, but we can promise you, hackers are not.

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Data backup – what Canadian businesses need to know

Backing up your data and systems can save your business thousands of dollars and hours of precious time.

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Insider threats are more common than you think

Insider threats are more common than you think

The largest association of credit unions in North America, announced that over 2.9 million records of personal data had been leaked.

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Three things cyber risk managers CAN learn from the airlines

Three things cyber risk managers CAN learn from the airlines

BOXX Insurance CEO, Vishal Kundi, had the opportunity to reflect on Air Canada’s data breach last week with Alister Campbell, the Chair of BOXX’s Advisory Board. The conversation turned to the risk management practices we, and cyber risk managers, can learn from airlines.

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