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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...

Behind the Square

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...

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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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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)...

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Why? Because I Said So!

Security is hard, right? So many restrictions! Passwords, MFA, content filtering, app restrictions, screen lock outs, etc. Why do I need to have...

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Cyber Sentry: Tracing the Evolution of Cyber Defenses

The term 'cybersecurity' has become a part of our everyday vernacular. Cybersecurity refers to frameworks, tools and practices to keep technology systems and...

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How to Meet and Maintain Your Cyber Risk Insurance Requirements

Cyber attacks can be detrimental to an organization if not proactively addressed. Attacks can be disruptive and costly. There is a chance of...

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Cybersecurity Frameworks-One Size Fits All?

A cybersecurity framework can assist with cybersecurity risk management by establishing a set of guidelines, standards and best practices. The purpose of describing...

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New Year, New Shield

As we close out this year and enter into 2024 we tend to make resolutions. This is an opportunity to set intentions for...

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Cash, Credit, Debit or NFC?

We are spending money almost daily. There are so many methods of payment for our purchases. You may be using a variety of...

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Revolutionizing MOREnet Member Libraries: REAL Funding Success Story

Every day, libraries serve their communities by providing an Internet connection that grants patrons access to a wealth of information that can be...

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Netsweeper onGuard and LanSchool

In addition to Netsweeper as a content filtering solution, we are also happy to have consortium pricing directly through Netsweeper for additional...

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand...er...Dollars?

We've heard that a picture is worth a thousand words right? This means that a photo can reveal so much and raise various...