Apr 21, 2017

Keep your Digital Life Safe this Spring

By | April 21st, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

We love, love, love participating in ChatSTCs! These Twitter chats, hosted by STOP.THINK.CONNECT, allow us to share our best cyber security tips and we get to connect with fellow infosec organizations. (Plus seeing the hilarious gifs everyone uses really makes your day!) Yesterday's chat was called Refresh Your Online Life [...]

Apr 18, 2017

Stay Cyber Safe While Going Green

By | April 18th, 2017|Tips and Tricks|

There are plenty of reasons for going green. Some of us do it to be healthier. Some of us want to save energy and money. Then there are many of us who just want to be good to the Earth! This Friday, April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day; so if [...]

Apr 11, 2017

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for a Safer Computer

By | April 11th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Spring Cleaning is not just about dusting off your screen and spraying canned air through your keyboard, it’s also about tidying up your computer’s insides. It’s time to check for updates, eliminate useless software and files, and get your computer’s systems organized. Though you should sanitize your computer and other [...]

Mar 28, 2017

Don’t Be a Fool: Backup Your Data!

By | March 28th, 2017|Free Stuff, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

March 31st is World Backup Day, but it isn't just another arbitrary holiday... World Backup Day is strategically celebrated the day before April 1st – aka April Fool’s Day. With phishing emails full of scams and viruses constantly going around, it’s a good idea to be extra vigilant [...]

Mar 14, 2017

What Cyber Security Questions to Ask

By | March 14th, 2017|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

You may not of heard, but it is National Ask a Question Day! This day is marked to encourage anyone who has a question to do so. If you’re curious, concerned, unclear or seeking more information, now’s the perfect time to speak up! (Quick fact: March 14th is [...]

Feb 21, 2017

How to Prevent Peeping Toms

By | February 21st, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Having internet access and a computer screen is what allows you to be anonymous. If a cyber criminal is able to hack into your computer’s camera your anonymity is lost. While being afraid of people spying on you via a webcam may make you sound like a conspiracy theorist, it [...]

Jan 24, 2017

How to Handle Internet Outages

By | January 24th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

There’s a lot that can go wrong during an internet outage. They may just affect your office, a few sites, or an entire country. You already know to stay calm and be patient, but what are more specific ways to handle you internet not working? Let’s start with having a [...]

Jan 17, 2017

To Update or Not to Update

By | January 17th, 2017|Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

We are told to update everything from our computer's software to apps on our tablets. It seems every few months a new version of our phones or laptops comes out. This constant cycle of updating our technology over and over again can be discouraging and have us asking ourselves: To Update [...]

Dec 01, 2016

How to Protect Yourself From Cyber Threats This Holiday Season

By | December 1st, 2016|Ask The Experts, Guest Post, Tips and Tricks|

The following is a guest post from HEROIC Cybersecurity. Only a few weeks away, the holiday spending frenzy is quickly approaching. According to the National Retail Federation, over 56% of American consumers will shop online for the holidays. Adobe predicts Americans will spend over $91 billion this year – an [...]

Oct 19, 2016

Common Sense Isn’t Enough: Behavior Change Is The Key To Cybersecurity

By | October 19th, 2016|Ask The Experts, Security Awareness 101, Tips and Tricks|

Common sense – noun: sound practical judgment that is independent of specialized knowledge, training, or the like; normal native intelligence. There’s a reason why we often use the line “common sense is your best defense” regarding information security. As the definition suggests, general matters of cyber awareness are founded on [...]

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