Hacker Stories

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

Cyber Tips

Advice and expert tips for avoiding cyber events.

Cyber Tips
Reducing the risk of RDP brute force attacks

Reducing the risk of RDP brute force attacks

RDP brute force attacks are commonly used by hackers targeting remote working employees, and this new control will make brute forcing much harder.

Cyber Tips
Important cyber tips for tax season

Important cyber tips for tax season

Tax season can be a stressful time for many Canadians and while scams are prevalent year-round, there is often a greater proliferation during tax time. Hackers are waiting for you to slip up so they can steal your personal information, money and identity.

Cyber Tips
5 crisis communications tips for business leaders we’ve seen work

5 crisis communications tips for business leaders we’ve seen work

Those that have been confronted with this reality realize that responding to a cyber attack is very different from other types of corporate crisis – strong and clear communication from the front line becomes vital.

Insurance 101

Articles on cyber insurance and coverage.

Insurance 101
Virtual CISO – your in-house security team that suits your needs at a fraction of the cost

Virtual CISO – your in-house security team that suits your needs at a fraction of the cost

Improve your cybersecurity posture by scheduling an in-depth assessment with our BOXX Virtual CISO to strengthen your cybersecurity efforts and expand your cyber insurance options.

Insurance 101

Partnership Consultant, Chris Aloussis on embracing his authentic self at BOXX

Whether you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community, disabled or a POC, you should forever feel respected and empowered to be exactly who you are.

Insurance 101

Everybody has a game plan, but the plan changes after the first punch

In Boxing, as in business, there will always be winners and losers. In sporting events there are referees and rules that govern behaviour. In business, accountants and regulators guide us. However, there are no set rules when it comes to businesses impacted by cybercrime.

Insurance 101
Business cyber insurance is set to be as essential as workers’ compensation insurance

Business cyber insurance is set to be as essential as workers’ compensation insurance

Workers’ Compensation insurance is a requisite purchase for almost every business in North America. Will Cyber Insurance follow the same path?

Hacker Stories

Case studies to help you stay at the forefront of cyber awareness.

Hacker Stories

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.

Hacker Stories

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.

Hacker Stories

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.

Hacker Stories

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.

Hacker Stories

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.

Hacker Stories

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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