Top 10 Phishing Email Subject Lines

How many emails do you receive each day? Did you know that one out of every 99 emails is a phishing attack? Phishing emails are everywhere and are still the most consistently effective cyberattack method we see daily. The subject lines are tricky as they appear to be legitimate emails that would generally be in your inbox, and it takes utmost vigilance and awareness to not click right on through one of these emails. To become more vigilant and cyber-aware, let’s take a look at the top 10 phishing email subject lines from Q1 of 2022.

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Evolution of the Hacker Trade

Sometimes change happens so gradually it’s easy to miss. That’s often the case in cybersecurity. We see statements like “the security landscape is evolving” or “hackers are getting smarter” that just get brushed off as the latest marketing jargon. Still, they hold some serious weight if you stop to think about it. 

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What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is everywhere. In 2021, ransomware was involved in at least 10% of breaches. Businesses in Healthcare, Financial Services, and Professional/Legal Services are consistently on the list of "most at risk" of ransomware attacks. So what is ransomware? What are the specifics that we as businesses need to understand to educate ourselves and our organizations on this imminent risk?

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Experts Weigh in on the State of Email-based Threats

Hackers often rely on email to be their delivery vehicle for malware. They develop a weaponized URL or attachment before delivering it via email to their unlucky targets. Email has become a hacker favorite in recent years because it is cheap and easy to use—and unfortunately, hackers know that users tend to click on links and attachments. But how do these phishing emails continue to get through traditional security layers, and what can defenders do to stop them? To help answer these questions, we brought in some experts.

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Making Sense of Alphabet Soup

Let’s be honest, the cybersecurity marketplace is complex and confusing. Businesses are already struggling to make sense of security and defend themselves from modern attackers. It doesn’t help that they are also drowning in a sea of acronyms and jargon while doing it. MDR, EDR, NGAV, SIEM, the list goes on and it can feel like you’re staring at a bowl of alphabet soup.To help you make sense of today's complex security landscape, we've defined the key acronyms and capabilities that can be found in several of today's most crucial security categories.

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Top 4 Cybersecurity Tips

If there’s anything we’ve learned this year, it’s that anyone can be a hacker’s next target. We’ve seen attacks against hospitals, fuel pipelines, food suppliers, supply chain vendors—the list goes on and on. Cybersecurity is a topic that we always need to stay in the know! This is why we are offering our top four cybersecurity tips.

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Balancing The Scales of Cybersecurity and Insurance

Small and medium businesses (SMBs) are facing a reckoning now. Insurance companies are forcing many to get proper security measures in place, or they risk not being insured. But how did it come to this? Over the years, cybersecurity insurance has paid out billions in claims from malware and other attacks bringing businesses to their knees. As these attacks became more frequent and more targeted, it became costlier and more likely that insurance companies would have to pay out claims because companies were, and always will be, vulnerable to attack. Insurance companies have introduced a few new tools to lower their risk of paying out on losses due to cybersecurity incidents. And some of these tools have affected how the industry couples cybersecurity and insurance.

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