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  • Four Simple Steps to Staying Secure

    Making the most of technology safely and securely can seem overwhelming and confusing. However, regardless of what technology you are using or how you are using it, here are four simple steps that will help you stay secure.

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  • Scamming You Through Social Media

    Many of us have received phishing email, either at work or home. These emails look legitimate, such as from your bank, your boss, or your favorite online store, but are really an attack attempting to pressure or trick you into taking action you should not take, such as opening an infected email attachment, sharing your password, or transferring money. The challenge is, the more savvy we become at spotting and stopping these email attacks, the more cyber criminals try other ways of contacting a

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  • Got Backups?

    If you use a computer or mobile device long enough, something will eventually go wrong. You may accidentally delete the wrong files, have a hardware failure, or lose a device. Even worse, malware, such as ransomware, may wipe your files and/or hold them captive. At times like these, backups are often the only way you can rebuild your digital life.

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  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

    You may find yourself needing to use public Wi-Fi for internet access when you are away from home, such as when you are at your local restaurant or coffee shop, or when you are traveling at a hotel or airport. But how secure are these public networks and who is watching or recording what you are doing online? Perhaps you do not even trust your ISP (Internet Service Provider) at home and want to be sure they can't monitor what you do online. Protect your online activities and privacy with some

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  • Dark Web

    You may have heard the term "Dark Web" used by others or in the media and wondered "what is the Dark Web?" or "should I be doing anything about it?". Today we explain what the Dark Web is and what it means to you.

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  • A Career in Cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity is something we read about in the news almost every day as organizations and governments around the world continue to get hacked. There is a huge demand for people trained in cybersecurity to help defend against this growing threat. In fact, it is estimated there are almost 3 million openings globally. Have you considered a career as a cybersecurity professional? It is a fast-paced, highly dynamic field with a huge number of specialties to choose from, including forensics, endpoint

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  • Making Passwords Simple

    You are often told your passwords are key to protecting your accounts (which is true), but rarely are you given a simple way to securely create and manage all your passwords. Below we cover three simple steps to simplify your passwords, lock down your accounts, and protect your future.

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  • Disposing of Your Mobile Device

    Mobile devices, such as smartphones, smart watches, and tablets, continue to advance and innovate at an astonishing rate. As a result, some people replace their mobile devices as frequently as every year. Unfortunately, people often do not realize how much personal data is on these devices. Below we cover what may be on your mobile device and how you should securely wipe it before disposing of it. If you mobile device was issued to you by your employer, or has any work data stored on it, be s

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  • Search Yourself Online

    You most likely have heard how important it is to protect your privacy and the information you share online.  To demonstrate this, we are going to try something new; we are going to show you how to research and discover what information is publicly known about you.  The process is called OSINT, a fancy way of saying Open Source Intelligence.  This means researching public resources on line to see how much information you can learn about a computer IP address, a company, or even a person like you

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  • Personalized Scams

    Cyber criminals continue to come up with new and creative ways to fool people.  A new type of scam is gaining popularly - personalized scams.  Cyber criminals find or purchase information about millions of people, then use that information to personalize their attacks.  Below we show you how these scams work and walk you through a common example.  The more you know about these scams, the easier it is for you to spot and stop them. 

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  • Yes, You Are A Target

    Many people mistakenly believe they are not a target for cyber attackers: that they, their systems, or accounts do not have any value. This could not be further from the truth. If you use technology in anyway, at work or at home, trust us - you have value to the bad guys. But, you are in luck. You already have the best defense there is against these cyber attacks - you.

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  • Am I Hacked?

    Just like driving a car, sooner or later you may have an accident no matter how secure you are. Below are clues to help figure out if you have been hacked and, if so, what to do. The sooner you identify something bad has happened, the more likely you can fix the problem.

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  • Email Oops, and How to Avoid Them

    Email is still one of the primary ways we communicate, both in our personal and professional lives.  However, we can often be our own worse enemy when using it.  Here are the four most common mistakes people make with email and how to avoid them.  

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  • CEO Fraud/BEC

    Cyber attackers continue to evolve in email attack called CEO Fraud or Business Email Compromise (BEC).  These are targeted email attacks that trick their victim into taking an action they should not take.  In most cases, the bad guys are after money.  What makes these attacks so dangerous is cyber attackers research their victims before launching their attack.  It is also very hard for security technologies to stop these attacks because there are no infected email attachments or malicious links

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  • Smart Home Devices

    Traditionally, only a few of your devices at home could connect to the internet, such as your laptop, smartphone, or gaming console. However, today there are more and more devices connecting to the internet, from your lightbulbs and speakers to your TV, door locks, and even your car. Soon, almost every device in your house could be connected to the internet. These connected devices are often called the Internet of Things (IoT) or smart home devices. While these connected devices bring a grea

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  • Phone Call Attacks & Scams

    When you think of cyber criminals, you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer launching sophisticated attacks over the internet. While many of today's cyber criminals do use technologies like email or instant messaging, bad guys are also using the phone to trick their victims. There are two big advantages to using a phone. First, unlike email, there are fewer security technologies that monitor phone calls and can detect and stop an attack. Second, it is much easier fo

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  • Stop That Malware

    You probably have heard of terms such as virus, Trojan, ransomware, or rootkit when people talk about cyber security.  These are different types of malicious programs, called malware, that cyber criminals use to infect computers and devices.  Once installed, they can do whatever they want.  Learn what malware is, what danger it poses, and most importantly, what you can do to protect yourself from it.  

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  • GDPR

    You may have heard of a new law called GDPR, of the General Data Proection Regulation. This law was developed by the Europian Union and takes effect May 25th, 2018.  It applies to any organization that handles the personal information of any resident in the European Union (EU), regardless of where in the world that organization is located.  GDPR requires organizations to maintain the privacy and security of any EU resident's personal information.  To ensure compliance with GDPR, some key princip

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  • Stop That Phish

    Email and messaging services (such as Skype, Twitter, or Snapchat) are one of the primary ways we communicate. We not only use these technologies every day for work, but also to stay in touch with friends and family. Since so many people around the world depend of these technologies, they have become one of the primary attack methods used by cyber attackers. This attack method is called phishing. Learn what phishing is and how you can spot and stop these attacks, regardless if you are at w

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  • Top Tips to Securely Using Social Media

    Social media sites, such as Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn, are amazing resources, allowing you to meet, interact, and share with people around the world. However, with all this power comes risks - not just for you, but your family, friends, and employer. In this newsletter, we cover the key steps to making the most of social media securely and safely.

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