3 Steps to Fight Phishing

Chances are good that at some point you’ve received a suspicious email urging you to click on a link or open an attachment. This email was most likely an example of the cybercrime known as phishing. Phishing is when cybercriminals send malicious emails designed to...

3 Tips to Managing Passwords and PINs to Avoid Account Compromise

We have so much to remember every day. Add to that the dozens (or more) passwords and PINs we must remember in order to log in to work and personal accounts, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. And when we’re overwhelmed, it’s easy to let good security habits lapse....

3 Facts About the Internet of Things (IoT) and Guide to Best Practices

It’s likely you own one or more items that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT). This collective term is used to describe a growing number of consumer, medical, and business items that are used to sense, control, and communicate data and activities. The IoT has...

3 Wi-Fi Habits to Adopt Today

Studies have shown that most mobile device users — even those who are security-savvy — tend to throw caution to the wind when it comes to connecting to open-access, public Wi-Fi networks. Public networks are displayed in the list of Wi-Fi networks without a lock icon....

Beware Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cyber Scams

We would like to warn everyone to remain vigilant for scams related to coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Cyber criminals may send phishing emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or donating to...

Uptick in Symantec Alerts: Port Scan Blocked

A day in security’s life: “Pardon me, sir, but the wireless is knocking!” Recently, a number of individuals have reported “portscan” detections from their University-provided Symantec antivirus programs. This largely seemed to come from individuals...