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Common Forms of Social Engineering Attacks

Imagine: You receive an email from your company payroll department. The email confirms your request to change your direct deposit details for your most recent paycheck. You see that the paycheck has been deposited into a new account. The message indicates that your account has been successfully updated. One problem — you never submitted such a

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How to Protect Against Employee Data Exposure in Your Legal Firm

Employee data exposure in the legal industry can leave employees vulnerable, lead to identify theft, and jeopardize the integrity of a legal office. That’s why it’s important for you to take the necessary steps to protect against data exposure as well as understand the techniques hackers use in order to implement successful countermeasures. This

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Social Engineering Awareness

This is a good article for Social Engineering awareness written by Adrianne Jeffries for The Verge.

Dating coach shows how to get classified military intel using social engineering

 

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Another new year....more new ways to be attacked.

As we are months underway into a new year, not only does it bring us new opportunities; but a reason to get into shape, see the spring flowers, knowing that football season is that much closer, and so on....it also brings us a whole new set of security threats and attacks.

With the continued rise of smart phones and the world of "apps" you can

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Who we are, makes The Garland Group who it is.

The Garland Group is comprised of people with an understanding of banking and technology. Our goal is to help banks be better banks. We are open, conversational and someone you can relate to and rely on. Believe it or not, we also like to do fun things like play sports, music, video games, and just kick back and enjoy life.

Brad Garland | CEO

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Edutainment Video - Don't Be Socially Engineered!

One of the things we pride ourselves on here at The Garland Group is the ability to educate while entertaining you. We like to call it edutainment. We’re always interested in helping our clients and others within the industry understand how to keep your institution safe.

We were approached by Lisa Hochgraf with CUES to produce a short video for

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Banktastic

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RiskKey

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Risk Assessments

The Garland Group provides a comprehensive and integrated understanding of your processes and technologies and how they impact your business operations. We identify ways to increase your effectiveness and efficiency while reducing your risks.

The Garland Group has developed and customized a software application, RiskKey, that is used to assess

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The Pains of a Core Selection or Contract Renegotiation

Financial institutions have a real challenge in either selecting a new Core Software package or negotiating an updated contract in today’s world. There are SO many options with different vendors on the Core side, not to mention the plethora of ancillary products. To add to this challenge, many of the vendors have a large menu of Core products and

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