Business email compromise – abbreviated as BEC – is evolving every day. Yahoo business predicts the cost of BEC exploits to eclipse $3.3 billion by 2028. With attacks becoming progressively more sophisticated and deliberately targeted to specific industries – like financial services companies that manage accounting and online banking, among others – it’s imperative that all levels of a company’s employees be cognizant of what information they are receiving electronically and how to identify potential “spear phishing” attacks.
We’re nearing the end of October, and the end of another Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Cybersecurity is important year-round, but with a heightened focus the last four weeks, we should maximize the opportunity to shine a light on cybersecurity-related topics. Call it opportunistic, but as security professionals, we need all the leverage we can get.
It’s October which means pumpkins are being judged for size and shape by clever decorators, and children are daydreaming about the candy treats they might receive on Halloween. But for the rest of us, it’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Started in 2004 by the Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an opportunity to educate your customers, coworkers, and friends on how to protect their identities and data.
October may be the official "cybersecurity month", but it appears some have missed the memo. According to Accenture’s State of Cybersecurity Resilience report, security attacks increased 31% from 2020 to 2021, with the number of attacks per company reaching 270 annually. A 2022 UpCity study found that only 50% of U.S. businesses have a formal cybersecurity plan, and of those, 32% haven't updated their plan since the COVID-19 pandemic introduced remote and hybrid operations.
An internship is your personal ticket to getting your dream job. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), just over 70% of employers end up offering their interns full-time jobs, and almost 80% of students accept these offers. There are more benefits to a great internship than we can count. In this blog, current and past interns at Collabrance are going to highlight what makes a great internship, and what they have learned through their experience.
There’s a lot that can be said about a master MSP, and stereotypes in the industry may have you questioning the facts about working with an outsourced provider. You may not know exactly what you’re getting from Collabrance if you’ve never worked with us before, so we’re here to answer the questions most commonly asked about our master MSP model.
Whether you’re contemplating working with a master MSP for the first time or have been outsourcing for years, you’ll know that not all providers are created equal. At Collabrance, we prioritize customer needs and work to surpass industry expectations. There are many things that make Collabrance unique, but the list below encompasses what makes us stand apart from our competitors.