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Some tips for securing your stuff: Stay at home edition

This is a very unique time we’re living in. Whether you’re working on the front-lines as a healthcare professional, grocery store worker, trucker, essential employee, or you’re working from home, the following are some very basic things to do, and look out for, that bare repeating. We’ll also briefly discuss some happenings with video conferencing [...]

Business Continuity During the Time of Coronavirus

Let’s talk about business continuity in the time of Coronavirus, or any time for that matter, because this is something an organization needs to think about and have an idea of what needs to be done to keep the lights on. While it is still unknown how COVID-19 will impact everyone, let’s raise some questions [...]

Editing information in National Plan and Provider Enumeration System to protect yourself as a healthcare provider

This is going to be a relatively short article and we’ll be showing you where, as a health care provider, to edit your information in the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System. Personal information is everywhere and if it’s public, it typically is sucked up by data aggregating sites like Spokeo, Radaris, Intelius, etc. The [...]

Top 3 Cyber Intrusions of the Decade: 2010-2019

A lot has happened in the past ten years for cyber intrusions and data breaches. We want to round out the end of the decade with our top 3 cyber intrusions. Stuxnet: 2010 Stuxnet was discovered around June 2010 by Belarusian antivirus company VirusBlokAda. U.S. based antivirus company Symantec was the first to reverse engineer [...]

Tips for Surviving Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday

The tips we’re about to share should be top of mind every day not just during the holiday season. Let’s begin with any interesting discovery by Kaspersky Labs. In 2017, Kaspersky Labs released their Black Friday report and one of their findings is that consumers who use their mobile devices are a driving factor of [...]

Sextortion: 12 Tips to Help Protect Yourself

If you have stumbled on this post, you are probably here for one of two reasons. You want to understand what sextortion is because maybe you're unfamiliar with term, or someone threatened to expose some compromising details about you. In this post we are going to talk about things you need to do immediately and [...]

Loose Lips Sink Ships

Loose lips sink ships “...originated on propaganda posters during World War II. The phrase was created by the War Advertising Council and used on posters by the United States Office of War Information.” [Source: Wikipedia] It’s meaning was to convey that servicemen in World War II, and citizens need to be careful about what information [...]

OSINT: What is it and how businesses benefit from our services

One thing about many industries is that there are a ton of acronyms for everything. The tech industry certainly has it’s fair share, as well as those in security. OSINT stands for Open Source Intelligence. You may also hear other terms like passive, or public, reconnaissance. The underlying theme of these terms is that public [...]

What is domain slamming and 3 tips to help you from falling for it.

Before talking about domain slamming, let’s briefly look at the importance of your domain name, whether you have a personal website/blog, or own a business. Your domain name is how you are identified on the the public Internet. When someone browses to your web site, their computing device needs to know the IP address of [...]

Small Business and the Two Tricky Situations They Face with Cyber Security

Small businesses are in a tricky situation when it comes to cyber security risk. From a USA Today report in 2017, the statistics are alarming: 2/3 of cyber attacks are against small businesses. 60% of small businesses that are attacked typically go out of business after 6 months of the incident. A cyber attack can [...]