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The Most Efficient Way to Lose Information

  There are lots of cyber threats out there.  With this thought in mind, is the following statement TRUE or FALSE? “The best way to protect information is by isolating it in one place: your computer."

Don’t let passwords walk out of the door

The results of a recent lawsuit shine a light on the danger of not immediately disabling user logins when an ...

2021 New Year's Tech Resolutions

  "Tech Resolutions" are simple: they're tech-based habits, some that you need to start doing, some need to be ...

Why should you get in the habit of using a VPN?

  TV shows and movies are rife with scenes of bad guys compromising wireless devices like cell phones, tablets and laptops.  It’s ...

What do oil filters have to do with IT?

When I graduated from college, my first job was as an electrical controls designer at an engineering firm.  At about the same ...

Free Cyber Security Checklist

Think fast: what’s the first thing you do after realizing you just replied to the e-mail from the Nigerian prince wanting to give you a sum of $34 million? Okay, you most ...

How to secure your business from the inside in 4 steps

Research has shown that when it comes to cybersecurity in organizations, your people are your greatest risk. (A 2016 IBM study, for example, attributed 60% ...

The 5-minute guide to security assessments: Why, when and how

A security assessment is a periodic review to see how prepared your organization is for a cybersecurity breach. The assessment helps you check for ...

How to create a strong password that’s easy to remember: Tips from an undercover gangster

Back in August 2018, I saw a presentation by bestselling author Chris Mathers at the Cybersecurity Summit in Toronto. Chris speaks from his real-world experience posing ...

How to develop a cybersecurity policy people will actually follow: 7 steps

Every organization needs a cybersecurity policy. It’s the only way people know what’s expected of them, whether we’re talking the COO, the receptionist, a ...

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