The Seattle times reports that Washington state has lost “Hundreds of Millions of dollars” to unemployment fraud amid the surge in claims due to coronavirus. Attentus alone has caught several claims processed for employees who are currently working full time and did not file anything themselves. This is identity theft, plain and simple, and you need to be aware of how malicious actors are using your information. Here are some simple ways to determine if you are a victim of this identity theft in Washington State.

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      You may have heard the buzz about Windows 7 reaching its End of Life date, and the risks associated with the continued use of an obsolete operating system (OS). Essentially, if you or your business is relying on an OS that has reached its End of Life (EoL) date, then you are relying on software that is no longer receiving support. No more security updates or exploit patches are released for that software. That means that every new exploit or hack found for that OS is a permanent risk to you and your business. Not exactly something we want to deal with, right?

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When it comes to cybersecurity, employee training is a step that many employers neglect or undervalue. Too many companies think that installing a suite of antivirus and anti-malware software is enough to protect them from malicious attackers, but in the world of phishing scams and social engineering attacks that just isn’t enough. An untrained team of employees can be the largest security loophole in your business if you don’t keep them trained.

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                                                                    “If you can’t hire a team internally, you should outsource one.”

Today we are living during an unprecedented time. Our world has become a place where people cannot congregate towards any common goal. People are getting too sick to work and are being forced into quarantine if they, or someone they have been in contact with, are or have been sick with Covid-19.

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Anyone can be a victim of phishing—from you at your personal computer, to the largest corporations and organizations in the world. Knowing that 90% of successful hacks or data breaches are due to phishing scams proves that they can reach any user, regardless of their position in their company or their expertise in their field.

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 As an organization or company, you likely outsource your IT security to a group or team of professionals that help you plan out and manage your IT needs. This can be everything from disaster recovery to malware and hacking prevention. When you outsource security, you’re hiring somebody to coach you through the policies you need to put in place and the technology you need to implement for those policies.

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Did you know that cyber-crime cost businesses over $3 trillion in 2016? This may seem like a huge sum, however, the bad news is that experts expect this to double to $6 trillion in the next three years.

If you are a small-to-medium-size business you may be wondering what you can do to defend yourself and your business against such threats.

The good news is that there are experts here to help. Check out our list of 5 basic security improvements that all companies should make. 

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