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Phishing continues to be a top exploit for small business breaches, and companies should take notice. Of the 360,000 spear phishing email attacks examined over a three-month period, the most common types were brand impersonation (83%) and business email compromise (11%). Such breaches can be leveraged to steal payment and personal information.

Here are some best practices for protecting your business:

1) Take advantage of AI

2) Don’t rely solely on traditional security

3) Deploy account-takeover protection

4) Use multi-factor authentication

5) Conduct proactive investigations

6) Train staffers to recognize and report cyber-attacks

7) Conduct proactive investigations

8) Maximize data-loss prevention

Call 716-373-4467 x 15 to review with a Databranch Security Expert!

https://www.techrepublic.com/article/how-to-prevent-spear-phishing-attacks-8-tips-for-your-business/

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