Phishing is an online form of fraud that can pose a great threat to your data if you’re unaware of how to identify it and protect yourself against it. This form of fraud happens when messages are received from a seemingly known and trustworthy company, but are actually scammers attempting to reveal vulnerable data, such as personal information and credit card details.
Some initial tips on how to prevent phishing attacks are as follows:
If you want to understand what phishing is in more detail, and learn how to protect you and your business against it, download our guide to phishing to find out more.
Phishing attacks can be detrimental to a business if measures aren’t taken to educate and protect against potential threats. Loss of intellectual property, identity theft and financial loss are all potential outcomes of a phishing attack and are not to be taken lightly.
Taking the necessary steps to increase your staff’s awareness of these attacks, in addition to increasing your data protection as a whole, is essential to keep your sensitive information safe.
If you’re looking to improve the security of your data and make potential breaches a thing of the past, Node4’s data security management service will provide you with vital peace of mind. With our consultancy services, threat detection and next-generation protection technology, you can operate safely in the knowledge that your digital borders are secure.
If you’re interested in using our security services or if you have any other enquiries, get in touch with us today at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0345 123 2222. Our specialists will be happy to help with any queries you may have.