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Wednesday, May 17, 2023

ESI® Benchmark Report

An evaluation of over 1.7 million simulated spear phishing attacks on employees.



In today's world, employee security awareness is more important than ever. The number of fraud attempts through malicious emails is reaching a record high. Hackers using phishing techniques are increasingly targeting companies, as this is where the greatest financial gains can be expected.

Hornetsecurity's ESI® Benchmark Report highlights the risks of phishing and suggests defence strategies that focus on security awareness. The report uses the Employee Security Index (ESI®), a science-based benchmark for measuring and monitoring security awareness, to analyse over 1.7 million simulated spear phishing attacks on employees in companies of all industries and sizes.

Learn about global fraud gangs, the average time for companies to reach an acceptable level of security, the impact of interrupting security awareness training, and best practices for optimizing employee security awareness.

Find out more about the steps you can take to safeguard your business from cyber threats and download the ESI® Benchmark Report Edition 2023 now. Download the Report Now! 

Monday, May 8, 2023

The Importance of IT Compliance in Modern Business

IT compliance is a critical aspect of modern business as it refers to the adherence to policies, regulations, and government laws protecting IT systems and processes. IT compliance ensures businesses and organizations operate under strict security requirements, guidelines, and industry best practices for data protection and governance.

IT business leaders, CIOs/CTOs/CISOs, MSPs, system administrators, and other roles within IT must understand the importance of implementing stricter compliance requirements to protect valuable data.

Here are a few reasons why modern businesses and organizations must become IT-compliant:

Ensuring Data Privacy and Security

Businesses that handle sensitive information, such as customer data and financial and medical information, must comply with industry-specific frameworks like HIPAA, PCI-DSS, GDPR, and others. These frameworks provide guidelines for protecting the most sensitive of information a business handles, including data encryption, access controls, and vulnerability assessments.

Mitigating Security Risks

IT Compliance standards, such as ISO 27001, NIST, and CIS, provide guidelines for identifying, assessing, and mitigating security risks. These standards enable businesses to implement best practices for security and ensure that their IT infrastructure is secure against cyber threats.

Avoiding Legal and Financial Fines

IT compliance can help businesses avoid legal and financial penalties. However, non-compliance with industry-specific regulations can result in hefty fines, legal suits, and loss of reputation in case of data breaches and general loss of sensitive information.

Providing Competitive Advantage

Compliance with industry-specific regulations demonstrates to customers the willingness and seriousness businesses take toward data privacy and information security. Compliance can also help businesses improve their reputation, build customer trust, and enhance brand value.

Take the Hornetsecurity IT Compliance Survey now!

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

VeeamOn 2023 Virtual / Physical Event


Date: May 22-25 2023

Entry: FREE

Virtual Event registration is still available. To attend online, please register - click here

Referral : Lai Yoong Seng

Content: Learn the latest Veeam technology.

Attendee which has registered, you can view on-demand video - click here