April 27, 2017

AIRLINE PHISHING SCAM

There is a new spin on an existing phishing scam that employers and employees should be made aware of. It comes in the form of an email that leads the end user to believe the email is coming from a major airline company used previously on a business trip or a scheduled trip coming up in the near future. This airline phishing attack combines all “criminal best-practices” to steal credentials and drop malware on disk which is used to then …

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April 27, 2017

VEHICLE RAMMING ATTACKS

As most of you are aware, using a vehicle to carry out an attack has become a common tactic, especially in the past few years. From 2014 through 2017, terrorists carried out 17 known vehicle ramming attacks worldwide, resulting in 173 fatalities and 667 injuries. The use of large trucks (typically commercial sized vehicles) and other vehicles can cause multiple fatalities and numerous injuries.

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July 27, 2016

HOTEL SECURITY THREATS AND THE DIGITAL DANGER

In today’s world, hotels can be digitally dangerous, particularly for the executive business travelers or government representatives. Digital attacks can disrupt business operations and could even prove to be precursors for more wide-ranging attacks on the general public. Modern business travelers, with their treasure troves of files and personal information, could potentially be prime targets and are more likely to let their guard down after an exhausting journey.   HOTEL NETWORKS Undoubtedly, the greatest potential danger at a hotel is …

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July 27, 2016

PROPER BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE ESSENTIAL TO COMPANY SECURITY

Conducting thorough background checks on all personnel having access to a company facility is an integral part of a quality security plan. Generally, the background screening process should be tailored to each position. For example, if driving a vehicle is a requirement for the position, it is important to determine if the individual being considered for the position has a valid driver’s license and to perform an examination of his or her driving record. If a degree or professional license …

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