CyberSafe Tips & Tricks

Why Good Cyber Advice Is in Short Supply

The first Cybersecurity Awareness Month was in 2004.  The first ransomware was in 2013.  The Colonial Pipeline infection was in 2020.  Cybersecurity awareness has never been higher.  Yet cybersecurity deteriorates not due to low awareness but poor advice from the “experts”.  Let’s fix this. Delete Kaspersky.  The Trump administration booted Russian-made Kaspersky,  then Best Buy, Staples and Office Depot followed suit.  Yet Kaspersky …

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Cybersecurity Threats: 2022 Trends to Keep an Eye On

Whether they sell most of their products online or at retail stores, brands must take steps to protect their customers’ data and finances against various cybersecurity threats, including malware attacks, identity thieves, and other malicious actors. Fortunately, the cyber security industry is always evolving to keep pace with its competition. To prepare you for the …

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Avoiding Cyber Crime with Cybersecurity

Twelve Tips to Avoiding Cyber Crime this Holiday Season

Guest post by Scott Augenbaum CyberCriminal Tuesday Avoiding cyber crime. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving.   I refer to the Tuesday after CyberMonday as CyberCriminal Tuesday.  The following are a number of tips to help you stay safe this holiday season.   I am so grateful that after my career with the FBI I can do …

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The Ten Biggest Lies in Cybersecurity

1 Prevention is futile About 10 years ago, long before the ransomware pandemic began, the powers that be decided that cyber prevention was futile, and cyber security should exclusively focus on reaction. Development and improvements to legacy preventative solutions were halted in favor of reactive architectures such as antivirus, EDR, XDR, and EPP. A more …

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Increasing your cybersecurity posture is imperative in today's digital world.

5 Best Practices For Advancing Your Cybersecurity Position

Cyber threats are continuing to grow, making it more important than ever to make cyber safe decisions while using devices. Here are the top five best practices for advancing your cybersecurity position. Use a Proactive Cybersecurity Solution First, and quite possibly foremost, using an cybersecurity solution that implements proactive measures to block cyber attacks versus …

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Staying Secure

A Five Step Program Staying secure in our current online environment is a continually pressing concern. There’s a balance between locking down your entire system for security and still being able to do what you want online. Luckily, there are five steps you can take to make sure you’re keeping yourself safe. Step 1 You …

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