Category: IT & Cybersecurity

May 18, 2023
May 17, 2023: Managing AI to Keep Your Business Safe Webinar Recording

In this webinar, Charlie Metzig, Managing Partner of Boyum Barenscheer joins with Trey Stokes, Associate Director with Alliant Cybersecurity to explore the trending topic of artificial intelligence and it's role in cybersecurity. We go into detail explaining what AI is, the ...

August 16, 2021
Protect Your Company From Cyberattacks by Adopting Zero Trust

Some organizations struggle to prevent cyberattacks because they rely on cybersecurity tools and techniques that protect only their perimeter. Perpetrators who make it past a single line of defense (such as with a username and password) can gain unfettered access to the comp...

February 24, 2020
When the Fraud Suspect is an Executive

Businesses and fraud experts often face a long, arduous process when investigating any occupational fraud incident.  When your company's fraud suspect is an executive or a member of upper management, it’s exponentially harder....

October 2, 2019
Typosquatters Profit From Common User Errors

The Web has opened plenty of new avenues for criminal behavior. For example, you may have heard of cybersquatting. Someone registers a site’s domain name that includes a trademark and then tries to profit by selling that name to the trademark owner. But are you familiar w...

August 5, 2019
The Best Method to Fight Business Fraud

When it comes to reducing business fraud loss and duration, active detection methods (such as surprise audits or data monitoring) are far more effective than passive methods (such as confessions or notification by police). This was a major finding of the latest Association o...

July 25, 2019
Is Your Phone a Fraud Risk?

As more people use mobile phones, more fraud perpetrators target these devices. According to Javelin Strategy & Research, between 2017 and 2018 the number of fraudulent mobile-phone accounts opened grew by 78%. Schemes in which thieves open a phone account in your name and u...

July 3, 2019
Fraud Guides May Help Criminals Hack Your Data

Fraud experts have long known that “dark web” sites provide information, support and illicit goods to hackers and other criminals. But security company Terbium Labs recently published a report analyzing a treasure trove of fraud guides for sale on shady sites. These “e...

April 11, 2019
Responding to the Nightmare of a Data Breach

It’s every business owner’s nightmare. Should hackers gain access to your customers’ or employees’ sensitive data, the very reputation of your company could be compromised. And lawsuits might soon follow.  No business owner wants to think about such a crisis, yet it...