Cybersecurity blog - two-factor authentication

Oops! Your Passwords Are Showing

Passwords are important to keep accounts private and secure. Keep in mind that you should follow security best practices when using passwords.

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Quick Response (QR) codes have become common place in advertising and communication. Once requiring a special QR code reader, these codes can easily...

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Choosing Your Cyber Attack Recovery Site

Having an area where recovery operations can function can sometimes be an important element in recuperation from a cybersecurity incident. There are 3...

Ethical Use of Personal Attributes in AI Technology

Artificial Intelligence collects data from multiple resources in order to create new content. Some of the data may be collected without informed consent....

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Verizon 2024 Data Breach Investigation Report

Verizon's annual Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) is out! Now in its seventeenth year, the Verizon DBIR is trusted and respected in cybersecurity...

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Secure by Design

Cybersecurity is hard. Unsecure technology can lead to vulnerabilities that can threaten a network, data and users. Controls are put in place using...

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World Password Day - May 2, 2024

In 2005, security researcher Mark Burnett, encouraged the creation of a 'password day' in hopes that users would update their passwords on an...

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Introducing Explora-Academic

Explora- Academic will allow a single search interface for academic level (college) resources currently available to MOREnet members.

Explora-Academic will...

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Great New AI Tools from MOREnet Partner Skill Struck

Skill Struck presents a comprehensive K-12 computer science platform, designed to safely integrate technology into the classroom. This platform serves as a...

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2FA, MFA, Tokens and Codes

Having multiple forms of authentication can help to keep your accounts safe. This extra layer of security, in addition to having a strong...

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Navigating Code.org and Its Resources

Code.org has been leading the charge for computer science education in schools for several years.  Code.org has partnered with industry leaders...

The Importance of Student Data Privacy - Who's Viewing Your Data?

Do you know all the applications your district is using and who has access to this data? When do districts need a data privacy agreement and why is this important?

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Hook, Line and Sinker. Opening the Phishing Box.

Phishing-Phishing is a form of social engineering and scam where attackers deceive people into revealing sensitive information or installing malware such as ransomware....

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Choose How You Cruise

Web browsers are fundamental tools for navigating the Internet for information and resources. It's important to understand the security components of the browser...

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Tech Support Scams

You are browsing websites, checking out the headlines, shopping or catching up on social media. Suddenly you are presented with a screen that...

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Honor Among Thieves

Is there such a thing? This phrase suggests that crooks trust each other. They will not steal from each other. When it comes...

Time to Spring Clean - Digitally

Block some time to review what you have saved on your computer and in the cloud; cleaning it will improve efficiency as well as potentially protect your data.

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How To Configure a Raspberry Pi as an Ad-Blocker

In this in-depth Pi Day project spotlight, I’ll walk you through the steps to turn a Raspberry Pi into an ad-blocking DNS server...

Artificial Intelligence and the Criminal Mind

The hype of artificial intelligence (AI) has caused excitement and fear. Various AI tools can be used to create audio, video, written content,...

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I Always Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me

That catchy tune by Rockwell is applicable in today's society. Social media and other online presences allow for Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)...