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The 5 Benefits of Ethical Hacking

  Ethical hacking is a process that empowers cybersecurity experts to examine your organization’s networks and systems to find vulnerabilities and potential threats before hackers do. Here are 5 benefits of performing regular ethical hacking exercises: Strengthen your defenses against outside attacks Discover vulnerabilities before hackers do Increase employee awareness of cybersecurity risks Help comply with regulatory requirements Protect your…

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New employees: the weakest link in your organization?

  As the saying goes, “the weakest link in the chain is the one that breaks it.” The same is true for your organization. If you have a new, inexperienced employee, they may be the weakest link when it comes to cybersecurity. That’s why it’s so important to provide security awareness training for all new employees. By educating them about…

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The ROI of your Security Awareness Program

  One of the difficulties customers experience in the run-up to their security awareness program is determining ROI. How do you, as a company, find out how much money you will effectively earn back with your program? And when is that payback moment there? ROI defined First of all, each company gives a different interpretation of ROI (Return On Investment).…

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The importance of Security Awareness for companies.

  Security Awareness Training (SAT) is becoming increasingly important for organizations. These training courses enable employees to better understand IT solutions and their relevance and to recognize potential problems more quickly. More and more companies are teaching their employees how to protect their own computer and personal and company information. This goes beyond teaching IT specialists within the company. As…

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Why is Ethical Hacking necessary?

  For those who are not involved in cybersecurity or for those just starting out, there is often a lot of discussion about ‘Ethical Hacking’. Can hacking actually be ethical? And what exactly does ethical hacking mean? Why is it necessary? And what does it actually take to become a successful ethical hacker? The definition of the term ‘Ethical Hacker…

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How to protect your business from Ransomware?

  In recent years, companies have had to deal a lot with ransomware. Ransomware is a highly malicious attack by cybercriminals whereby they take over your computers and systems and hold them hostage until your company pays an often large sum of money in cryptocurrency. Many companies in Belgium and the Netherlands have already fallen victim to ransomware. The actual…

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6 successful elements of Security Awareness.

Even the best attempts to improve security cannot compete with a good overall security culture within a company. In recent years, security awareness has become increasingly important. But what makes a Security Awareness program really successful? Get support from above By getting support from seniors, CEO’s or other managers there is more freedom, more budget and more support from other…

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Why do companies pay for Ethical Hacking?

The term hacker often reminds us of a lonely person with a hood on, in the dark behind the computer. Someone who invades our daily lives reads our secrets and steals our money. Still, not all hackers are bad or out for money – there are also ethical hackers, experts in hacking who help companies discover weak spots in their…

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Are your employees trained on Teleworking?

  Now that a lot of employees are working from home, we have to ask ourselves how well trained they are in teleworking. Not all employees have extensive knowledge of IT and technology. Training in teleworking is therefore often recommended. Train your employees in IT management (light version) When employees work from home, they often do so on a laptop…

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Coronavirus Homeworkers: ideal prey for hackers.

In this time of crisis, everyone is advised to work from home as much as possible, which brings with it the necessary problems… Hackers are lurking to take advantage of security problems and stiff web applications. Meanwhile, Telco’s indicate an explosive increase in the number of homeworkers. Here is our top 3 of homework security problems: Phishing Phishing is already…

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Using Coronavirus Phishing templates?

Hackers abuse the topicality of the coronavirus for their phishing emails. Do you have to do that as a business during your phishing exercise? This question has been asked a lot the last few days. Supporters and opponents The proponents claim that if hackers do it, so should you as a company. Only by sending realistic phishing emails can you…

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Phishing in this new Corona Age.

Now that we all work from home and use email and WhatsApp more often, the number of Phishing messages circulating has increased significantly. From malicious emails posing as an official agency or well-known company to links to phishing websites forwarded via messaging, it’s very watchful in this new Corona Age. What is Phishing anyway? Although phishing is not new, we…

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What is CEO fraud?

CEO fraud is a phenomenon that has been circulating for a number of years at large institutions, but now also affects small companies and associations. With CEO fraud, a cybercriminal assumes the identity of the CEO in order to make payment requests to the executive secretary, the CFO or other persons within the company with payment authority. In this way,…

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Success and failure of Security Awareness.

There is a thin line between success and failure. If we look at the effectiveness of security awareness, we see that many of these projects, in companies that are not well guided, fail or go completely wrong. The reason for this is that employees in general are not very willing to learn and management itself does not see cybersecurity awareness…

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Difference between Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing.

Ethical hacking and penetration testing are two different things, but the terms are often used interchangeably. Although these terms are very different, they enable companies to improve their cybersecurity and reduce the likelihood of a cyber attack. Carefully choosing the right testing methods is essential for companies to protect themselves from cyber-attacks. Penetration tests Penetration testing is just one of…

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