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Six ways to avoid phishing attacks

In 2021, cybercriminals delivered a tsunami of cyberattacks. PhishLabs reported a 47% increase in phishing attempts from Q1 2020 to Q1 2021. Another report by Cisco Umbrella revealed that of the organizations they surveyed, an astounding 86% had at least one employee try to connect to a phishing site. Phishing, and all its variations, continues […]

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Symantec and google avert SSL meltdown

Google shook up the SSL industry back in March of this year when they released a proposal addressing “a series of failures by Symantec Corporation to properly validate certificates.” The outlined restrictions would effectively withdraw the Chrome browser’s trust in all certificates issued by Symantec. They notably included the removal of the green browser address […]

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Why business customers should use organization validated SSL certificates

Of the three types of SSL certificate validation, which one do you understand the least? I’m willing to bet it’s organization validation (OV). For the uninitiated, there are different validation methods for different types of SSL certificates. In simple terms: Domain Validated (DV): This is the least rigorous validation method. The Certificate Authority (CA) checks […]

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