The purpose of social engineering is for an attacker to utilize numerous tactics and manipulating individuals to divulge information, potentially critical, that could cause serious damage to an organization. While there are many methods that can be utilized to gather material, it’s also important for workers and all organizations to be aware of their surroundings […]
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From January 2017 to September 2017, there were a total of 391 cyber security incidents (that we know of). Averaging over 40 incidents a month, it is critical that your personal cyber security is as strong as it can be. Not only will you benefit from increased personal cyber security but so will anyone in which […]
Photo Credit: Christiaan Colen via Flickr CC Our modern networks are increasingly moving towards wireless technologies. As convenient as they are, wireless connections have one major drawback – security. Compared to their wired counterparts, securing wireless technologies poses a bit of an extra challenge. My main focus for this article will be security over WiFi access, but I’ll […]
Password management is a concept generally preached, but not often applied. Security professionals may tell you to diversify all passwords online, not to use personal identifiers, mix up the character types, and to never use the same passphrase twice. They say this. You agree. How many of us follow best practices for password management? How […]
In light of the exposed iCloud hack, it’s an appropriate time to readdress password management online. If you have yet to take password management more seriously since the revelation of the Heartbleed virus and multiple other breaches, it’s about time you take control. Managing access to online accounts will not ensure total security against malicious […]