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  1. Defending Your Small Business from Cyberattacks with Rob Simopoulos

    Defendify Co-Founder Rob Simopoulos was recently interviewed by Candice Aragon of The PSA Pod, a podcast by The PSA Network that shares insights on the system integrator industry and features various guests across the industry, on tangible steps you can take to defend your small business from cyberattacks.

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  2. How Small Businesses Avoid Evolving Cyber-Threats During Times of Change

    Shanna Utgard, Defendify’s Success Manager, recently presented at a virtual event hosted by SCORE Maine, a nonprofit association that offers free small business mentorship and workshops, on how small businesses can avoid cyber-threats in times of change.

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  3. Cybersecurity, Simplified: Phishing Simulations

    If we can’t block phishing emails entirely, then what should we do? Simple: train and educate ourselves and our employees on how to spot phishing emails by regularly sending phishing simulation emails coupled with training if they click on a link or open an attachment.

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  4. Avoiding COVID-19/Coronavirus Phishing Attacks

    Cybersecurity might not be the first thing on your mind as you navigate your business through the current COVID-19 situation, but unfortunately, cybersecurity threats aren’t slowing down.

    Cyberattackers have long been taking advantage of uncertain times to craft convincing (and dangerous) phishing emails, and predictably, we’ve started to see an increase in Coronavirus-related phishing attacks targeting small businesses.

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  5. Suspect the Unexpected

    A key part of staying safe in business is being on-guard for scams, attacks, and financial losses, no matter where they come from. And they do come from just about everywhere, including disguised as seemingly harmless cold calls and emails. All businesses need to keep the lights on, but unfortunately, some go about their sales in unexpected (and even misleading) ways. We’ve seen a flurry of sales and marketing tactics that we’re skeptical of lately—check out some examples and learn how to help protect your company and educate your customers.

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  6. Own IT: Social Media Safety for Business

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), and this year’s theme is “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” We discussed NCSAM’s overall goals at the beginning of the month, and in the next three weeks, we’ll dive into key parts of the theme as they relate to Small Business and the cybersecurity providers they rely on. Part 1 of 3 in our NSCAM-focused series spotlights a component of Owning IT: Never Click and Tell: staying safe on social media.

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