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97% of all email users do not know what a phishing email looks like. 21% of all ransomware is sent through email and 92% of all malware is sent through emails. The average financial cost of a data breach is $3.86m. Email phishing is a very dangerous and also very common way for cyber criminals...
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Mobile phones have a huge impact on the day-to-day lives and the way one communicates with the world. With leading mobile messaging platform WhatsApp recently revealing a major security flaw that could let hackers access phones, it’s time to reconsider safety measures for mobile networks. Even in the corporate world, it’s hard to find an...
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The true beginning to cybersecurity within any organization is awareness. Are you aware of your cyber surroundings? Are you and your employees trained and prepared to face a cyberthreat? You may know of the common cyber threats that cross your paths such as phishing, smishing, malware, and ransomware, but can you and your employees recognize every threat?...
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Written by Damien Lewke of Crowdstrike Social engineering continues to be exploited by hackers and feared by security teams. Due to attackers’ subtlety and users’ natural curiosity, hackers succeed daily in baiting users to click on a link or answer a phishing email.  Baiting is a highly successful technique that relies on an organization’s weakest...
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Happy Cyber Monday from team AGT! Here’s a tip for todays internet shopper. Any website can be attacked by hackers, but limiting your shopping to established and trusted vendors limits your exposure. Bookmark the most trusted online retail sites to make sure you don’t get redirected to fakes. 
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Fal.Con 2018 POWER UP Conference The second annual CrowdStrike Cybersecurity Conference, Fal.Con 2018, has wrapped up at the Fontainebleau in Miami Beach, Florida.  The POWER UP conference brought together some of the top cybersecurity professionals and industry experts from around the world from September 17-19th. As a CrowdStrike partner, the Ascension Global Technology team is...
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Black Hat 2018 and DEF CON 26
AGT Blog | The annual DEF CON and Black Hat Conference brings together some of the greatest security researchers and instructors from around the world, providing security information in a vendor neutral environment. The back-to-back conferences recently wrapped up in Las Vega, Nevada, for 2018
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Zenith Live 2018 – Zscaler Cloud Summit The Ascension Global Technology team is proud to have been one of the Zscaler community members in attendance at the very first Zenith Live Cloud Summit. It was an honor and a privilege to be among the ranks of those at the forefront of cloud transformation at Zenith...
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The growing number of privacy and data breaches and ransomware attacks making the daily news serve as a cautionary reminder for companies to treat cybersecurity as a top priority.  As companies undergo digital transformation and enjoy the benefits of enabling technology, they are also inevitably exposed to cyber risks. This is simply a reality of...
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Missed out on the RSA 2018 Conference? If you missed out on the 27th annual RSA conference in San Fransisco, fear not. There’s always next year. In the meantime, you can catch up on some of the event highlight reels and speaker sessions and presentations available on YouTube and the RSA conference website (see links under...
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