November 25, 2019

1. Update all Apps/ Devices  Be sure to keep all computers, browsers, and mobile devices updated and patched.

2. Use a unique password for every unique site. Use a free password manager like Last Pass.

        Enable 2 factor for all sites h...

November 25, 2019

There are several recommended good practices for consumers to protect themselves this holiday season.  Some of these include:

  • Use reputable sites that are familiar and which have good reputations for shopping. 

  • Do not follow unsolicited links or download attach...

November 12, 2015

“Anonymous” is not Always “Anonymous”

  • Company IT departments have the ability to observe users trying to use software to be online “Anonymously”.

  • Most company Acceptable Use Policies include wording which has something along the lines of: “Employees should not...

October 16, 2015

Free apps can be sweet but sometimes they can be a trick. Malware is a term for malicious software running on a computer or mobile device.  As the volume of malware continues to surge, with ransomware (malware that encrypts your data so you can’t access it) infections...

September 10, 2015

1. Turn on encryption

  Wireless routers often come with the encryption feature disabled, so be sure to check that encryption is turned on. When securing the router, always use Wi-Fi Protected Access WPA2. Use a strong pass-phrase (aka WPA shared key) that is at least t...

August 11, 2015

Below are some tips for protecting your new device, securing your personal data as you get a new device or take some continuing education.

  • Configure your device with security in mind. The “out-of-the-box” configurations of many devices and system components are defa...

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