Security

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Include Your Staff in Your Security Strategies

When it comes to cybersecurity, your employees are simultaneously your biggest benefit and your most glaring weakness. This can be outlined in the telling of one story that emerged from automaker Tesla. Let’s take a look at the particulars. Tesla’s Near-Sabotage In August 2020, a Russian businessman was indicted on charges of conspiracy to intentionally …

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What’s the Best Way to Secure Your Mobile Device?

Smartphones now come with a variety of ways that users can elect to unlock their device, from biometrics to tactile patterns to good, relatively old-fashioned personal identification numbers. Of course, not all these authentication measures secure your phone equally well. Let’s consider some of these measures to determine which one is best for your device’s …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Attacks Teach an Important Cybersecurity Lesson

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus has wreaked havoc across the globe, there has been a lot of hope and effort put towards developing a vaccine against it. Unfortunately, just as some experiments have produced promising results, hackers have begun targeting the research centers responsible. Let’s look at this situation to see what it …

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News Phishing Scams Use Stimulus Package as Bait

A few weeks ago, we touched on several cybersecurity scams that tried to use fear of the coronavirus to trick people into downloading malware. These included both your typical phishing emails (though these attempted to impersonate the World Health Organization, not your company’s accounting department), and “fancier” scams like fake webpages. One such scam involved …

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