The education sector continues to face a growing complex of cybersecurity threats. While the education industry has been under high attack for several years, the forced move to remote and online learning as a response to the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020 has blown the gates off. At this point, 87% of educational institutions have experienced at least one successful cyberattack, and 36% of...Continue Reading →
Hackers are a blight on the digital scenery where we all spend most of our time, and phishing attacks are one of the oldest tricks in the book. Whether it’s at work or home, modern technology has made the digital world all but necessary. In this environment, hackers and malicious users are the banes of each admin and end-user attempting to get things done. Amid the recent pandemic, the leaches...Continue Reading →
From a data breach investigation of Verizon, roughly one in 10 employees will click on a malicious email.And the average phishing attack costs a mid-sized company $1.6 million.Computer phishing attacks are fraudulent processes where victims are tricked into giving away sensitive user information, potentially putting an entire company at risk.Continue Reading →
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Schools are becoming easy targets for cyber criminals, not only in New Hampshire but across the country. Exposing, compromising and exploiting confidential information to make an easy profit or to test their skills. The Cybersecurity incident map, a useful tool created by Doug Levins of EdTech Strategies, LLC., provides an in depth look of past and recent events. (For those who haven’t...Continue Reading →
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It is critical to implement the right cybersecurity solutions for your organization. Learn why higher education institutions should use single sign off.Continue Reading →
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Password Spraying attacks are hardly new. Fraudsters have long used these types of brute force attacks to confirm usernames and password in order to steal organizations'. All they need is the following:Continue Reading →
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Obama Initiates BuySecure: YOU Can Help Defeat Cyber Attackers
Attention Retailers! We need your help.
You are a small Mom&Pop shop, not a large corporation, so that makes you off the hook of possible cyber attacks, right?
Just because your company is not listed in the Fortune 500, does not mean it is suddenly immune to cyber attacks. In fact, cyber crimes amongst small...Continue Reading →