Security Tips & Tricks

Reporting an Incident

We know you care about protecting your computer and mobile devices and take steps to secure them. However, no matter how securely you use technology, you may eventually be hacked or “compromised.” In this newsletter, you will learn how to determine if your computer or mobile device has been hacked and, if so, what you […]

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Don’t Trust Links Sent in Email Messages

Overview Email and messaging services (such as Skype, Twitter, or Snapchat) are one of the primary ways we communicate. We not only use these technologies every day for work, but also to stay in touch with friends and family. Since so many people around the world depend on these technologies, they have become one of […]

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CEO Fraud

What is CEO Fraud/BEC? Cyber attackers continue to evolve an email attack called CEO Fraud, or Business Email Compromise (BEC). These are targeted email attacks that trick their victim into taking an action they should not take. In most cases, the bad guys are after money. What makes these attacks so dangerous is cyber attackers […]

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Mobile Apps

Mobile devices, such as tablets, smartphones, and watches, have become one of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes mobile devices so versatile are the millions of apps we can choose from. These apps enable us to be more productive, instantly communicate and share with others, train and […]

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Email Auto-Complete

Overview Email is still one of the primary ways we communicate, both in our personal and professional lives. However, we can often be our own worst enemy when using it. Here are the four most common mistakes people make with email and how to avoid them. Autocomplete Autocomplete is a common feature in most email […]

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Patch and Update

Many of us feel comfortable with technology, to include how to use it safely and securely. However, other friends or family members may not feel so comfortable. In fact, they may be confused, intimidated, or even scared by it. This makes them very vulnerable to today’s cyber attackers. Cyber security does not have to be […]

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Two Home Computers

Background The number of ways children today can go online and interact with others is staggering. From new social media apps and games to schools issuing Chromebooks, kids’ social lives and futures depend on their ability to make the most of technology. As parents, we want to make sure they do so in a safe […]

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Never Share Your Passwords

Background Passwords are something you use almost every day, from accessing your email or banking online to purchasing goods or accessing your smartphone.  However, passwords are also one of your weakest points; if someone learns or guesses your password they can access your accounts as you, allowing them to transfer your money, read your emails, […]