Security Awareness

What is MFA and Why is it Important?

It used to be that protecting your identity took little more than removing your glasses and stepping into a phone booth. But these days, between the lack of phone booths and the savviness of today’s bad guys, protecting your identity and accounts is not only crucial, but getting harder. Today’s Focus: Using MFA to [...]

By |2020-10-12T13:37:00-04:00October 16th, 2020|Security Awareness|Comments Off on What is MFA and Why is it Important?

What the Heck is Security Awareness Training?

These days you can’t get logged into your email before some aspect of security awareness (or lack thereof) interrupts your morning coffee. Maybe it’s a news story popping up on your feed about another company whose data has been locked down by ransomware. Maybe it’s finding out your credit card has been compromised and [...]

By |2020-10-02T08:28:05-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Security Awareness|Comments Off on What the Heck is Security Awareness Training?

How to Avoid Being Socially Engineered

When people think of how cyber “bad guys” work, they often focus on phishing. But social engineering is much more than phishing - it’s is an attack on people or organizations through the use of psychological manipulation. Basically, social engineers are con artists. They convince people to divulge information that ultimately will help them [...]

By |2020-07-24T10:06:06-04:00July 24th, 2020|Security Awareness|Comments Off on How to Avoid Being Socially Engineered

Not All “Fishing” Trips are Fun: How to Protect Yourself from Being Phished

You’d have to be living at the bottom of the ocean to not have heard about the rise of phishing attacks, especially in the wake of the recent pandemic. It seems there is no shortage of shady characters out there just waiting to capitalize on trauma. But phishing is not new, nor is it [...]

By |2020-07-10T09:54:15-04:00July 10th, 2020|Security Awareness|Comments Off on Not All “Fishing” Trips are Fun: How to Protect Yourself from Being Phished
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