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Identity Theft: Real or just in the movies?

June 24th, 2024|Tags: |

Once upon a time, technical attacks were a dealership’s biggest foe. But more and more, cybercriminals rely on stolen identities to gain access to an organization’s systems. In fact, 80 percent of attacks involved compromised identity or credentials.  Here are the common identity-based attacks that could be threatening your dealership:

Practice Makes Perfect: Tabletop Exercises You Can Do With Your Team

June 20th, 2024|Tags: |

When it comes to the cybersecurity of your dealership, running through attack scenarios can be crucial to your response in a real event. It can also offer insight into the strengths and weaknesses of your current incident response protocols. These tabletop drills with your team don’t have to be a daunting task. Here are some exercises to practice with your team.

The Hidden Cost of Poor Password Management

May 22nd, 2024|Tags: , |

When you think of securing a digital account, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? A password! From Amazon to Facebook, passwords are the tried and true line of defense for your accounts. What you may not know is poor password management can represent a large risk and overlooked costs for your business.

What are Security Conscious Employees Worth?

May 17th, 2024|

There are huge benefits to having security-conscious employees throughout every department of your dealership. 88 percent of breaches are caused by employee mistakes which drives home the importance of proper training and awareness. Here are four major benefits to having employees who are not only fantastic in their roles, but security conscious, too.

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