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 Phishing

Protecting Your Small Business: Phishing
Protecting Your Small Business: Phishing
In this animated story, a business manager receives an urgent email from what she believes to be her bank. Before she clicks an included web link, a business colleague alerts her to possible harm from a phishing attack. Learn about common types of phishing messages and why any business owner or employee needs to be vigilant against their danger. This video also helps the viewer learn how to stay prepared, get helpful information, and find support from NIST’s Small Business Cybersecurity Corner website. For the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Corner: https://www.nist.gov/itl/smallbusinesscyber

Multi-Factor Authentication

Protecting Your Small Business: Multi-Factor Authentication
Protecting Your Small Business: Multi-Factor Authentication
In this animated story, a food catering truck’s business is interrupted when someone creates fake social media posts on their account, sending customers to the wrong location. As the truck owner works to recover control of the business’ account, he learns about multi-factor authentication, a technique for adding layers of security to account access. This video also helps introduce the subject of multi-factor authentication or MFA, an increasingly common cybersecurity technique. More information can be found at the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Corner website.

Ransomware

Protecting Your Small Business: Ransomware
Protecting Your Small Business: Ransomware
In this animated story, two professionals discuss ransomware attacks and the impacts it can have on small businesses. Since ransomware is a common threat for small businesses, this video provides an example of how ransomware attacks can happen—along with how to stay prepared, get helpful information, and find support from NIST’s Small Business Cybersecurity Corner website. 

 

Created December 15, 2021, Updated February 24, 2022