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Best Practices to Prevent Cyberfraud for Government Entities

With increasing regularity, governments of all sizes are being targeted by cybercriminals who want access to the rich data sets that they maintain. The sophistication with which these hackers infiltrate emails, computers and networks has grown rapidly, and the number of successful attacks is growing as well.

To help local governments reduce the likelihood of becoming victims of cyberfraud, Auditor of State Dave Yost has created a four-page Best Practices newsletter outlining steps that should be taken, a tip sheet with suggestions on what to do in the event an attack occurs, and links providing additional information in the war to protect our data.

Click here for the October Best Practices newsletter.

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Protect yourself from ACH & Wire Transfer Fraud

ACH transactions and wire transfers are the fastest way to move funds to another business, person, or other recipient. Unfortunately, cybercriminals have discovered how to steal your hard-earned money. They use a variety of tools including phishing emails, compromised legitimate websites, fake friend requests on social sites, and malware to obtain your bank logon credentials. Once they have them; they can use them to transfer money out of your bank account and into theirs. They often target small-to-medium-sized businesses because these businesses often do not use dual controls on their accounts nor have they adopted a strong information security posture. Learn how to help protect yourself here.

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