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Comparing MFA Methods: Which One Fits Your Security Needs?

Multi-factor and 2 factor authentication methods were introduced as an additional security measure to protect a user's login. A user will typically...

Vacation Dreams to Nightmare? Stay Safe!

Online booking platforms have become popular for travelers seeking vacation deals for accommodations, flights and car rentals. It's important to recognize that this...

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Building Cyber Resilience

Cyber threats are an everyday menace for organizations. It requires significant investments and resources to safeguard the environment; protecting assets, data and people....

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The Human Firewall

Cybersecurity fortification goes beyond the hardware and tools. Building a positive, defensive culture within the organization is a vital part of an overall...

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Encrypting Files for Evil

Data encryption is important in helping protect confidentiality and integrity of the data. This form of cryptography will take plaintext and transform it...

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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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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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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...

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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)...