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8 Foolish IT Security Mistakes Never Get Caught Doing

Everyone makes foolish mistakes. You’ve done, I’ve done it, and it’s all part of being human. But if that mistake affected your IT security, consider the ramifications it could have on your organization for being careless. For instance, a computer hacked or leak of sensitive data because a password was easy to crack. Luckily, these […]

It’s Cyber Security Awareness Month…Are You Prepared?

Are You REALLY Secure? Follow This Checklist To Know For Sure   When everything is going well, the last thing you want to do is think about what will happen when something goes wrong. It can be easy to think that just because you’ve recently bought some new hardware, or updated your security software, or […]

Important News: Potential Facebook Data Breach

Facebook Was Breached Were You Or A Facebook Friend Affected? Facebook has confirmed that more than 50 million user accounts have been breached. They made the announcement today, Friday, September 28th.  However, their engineering team discovered the security breach back on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018. They tell us that the vulnerability has been fixed and the […]

Microsoft Office 365 For Educators Is Available For Free

Microsoft Office, the software suite that gave us that blueprint for all other word processing software, Word, has gone to the Cloud. Office 365 (O365) offers a cloud-based alternative to the desktop Microsoft Office 2016. There are plans available for limited home or personal use, or professional business use. But the best part is the […]

What Should I Know About Fluxion Hacking And Protection?

What is Fluxion? Fluxion is a new program that combines social engineering and technology to trick users into giving up their log-in and password information. This program is a step above Wifiphisher, which lacks the ability to verify WPA passwords. Fluxion takes all the work out of hacking using a variety of processes that quickly […]

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day (Labour Day – International Workers Day –  May Day)! You’ve worked hard all summer. This Labor Day before going back to work and back to school, take some time to relax and enjoy one more backyard barbeque, one more trip to the beach, one more night sleeping under the stars, one more […]

Is Human Error the Leading Cause of Data Breaches in the U.S.?

New Study Shows That the Global Cost of a Data Breach Is Up in 2018 The Ponemon Institute recently released its annual Cost of Data Breach Independent Study that was sponsored by IBM Security. This study included two new factors that impact data-breach costs: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the all-encompassing use of Internet of Things […]