Hackers and online scams
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.
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.
Spear-phishing: What is it? What to do?
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.
How brokers can prevent wire transfer fraud
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.
Digital trust – too many connections?
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.
The other virus – cyber threats to healthcare
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.
Insurance brokers take ‘Sneakers Challenge’
Why Summer? You may be taking a vacation, but we can promise you, hackers are not.
Data backup – what Canadians need to know
Backing up your data and systems can save your business thousands of dollars and hours of precious time.
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.
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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