0:01 So today I want to go over the comparison of proactive versus reactive when it comes to your cyber security outlook. 0:11 While it might seem cost effective to wait until a problem arises, the potential damage from a cyber attack or data breach can be devastating, both financially and reputationally, if you are […]
SEO poisoning, also known as search poisoning, is a cyber assault tactic that involves the creation and optimization of harmful websites in order for them to appear prominently in search results. Cybercriminals use search engine optimization strategies to link their sites to popular or trending themes like holidays, news stories, and viral videos. These websites
Our portable devices have evolved into veritable data vaults as an outcome of our increasingly connected and digital lives. As a result, they’re easy prey for cybercriminals. Here are some tips to protect yourself and your technology. 1. Upgrade your software routinely. Keeping all of your devices up-to-date is the first line of defense against
The art of manipulating people in order to gain access to technology that would otherwise be out of reach is known as “social engineering.” No matter how secure a system is, the human element can almost always be fooled. Therefore, humans are commonly the weakest link in the tech world. A legitimate user will always
If you’re not a computer tech, techie or have a legitimate service taking care of your technology, chances are you have at least one thing that’s being done wrong, inefficiently or is insecure and open to attack. In a way, this is meant to scare you. Loss of important data can be heartwrenching and stressful.
Here are some quick tips to stay safer when connected on the inter webs. Use Strong Passwords This is a very common thing you’ll hear. Use a strong password. What makes a strong password though? Minimum of 8 characters 1 Capital 1 Lowercase 1 Special Symbol Or scratch the above and use a phrase with
Looking to increase your cyber security knowledge? Want to be safer on the web? I’ll be hosting a webinar on security for the average user on December 20th, 2015 if anyone is interested! RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/851021551685556/