As technology continues to evolve so do threats to your security. Threats like phishing often fly under the radar so it is important to take the necessary precautions to protect your business. Always be suspicious of emails that ask you to click or open files and do not engage with links or files if you are not expecting them. Here are some quick tips to help you prevent fraudulent activity:
- Verbally check with the sender before following any instructions in the email, especially if the mail purports to be from official entities like banks, tax agencies, or important clients.
- Look for urgency in the message which push you to do something quickly.
- Keep an eye out for grammatical errors, spelling mistakes and inconsistent text/information.
The example below showcases some suspicious activity to look out for.
It is always important to remain vigilant as humans are often targeted with these emails. For this reason, we have created an advanced suite of threat protection technology that can help you avoid these incidents. For more information on our services, reach out to our team and take the first steps to keep your business safe and secure.