What The Yahoo Hack Can Teach Us

The Problem By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about the massive hack at Yahoo in which over 500 million account details were stolen back in 2014. The information stolen may have included: names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, passwords and unencrypted security questions and answers. Unfortunately, many people think, “It’s only my email address, […]

35 Common Sense Actions To Increase Home And Office Security

Security isn’t all that complicated. There are many things you can do to stay safe. Below are 35 actions you can take to protect yourself at home and in the office. Implement as many as you can. Use Strong, complex Passwords Businesses should have a written, enforceable Password Security Policy in place Use a password […]

10 Smart(phone) Things You Should Do Now

Introduction Smartphones—they’re everywhere! People may forget their house keys or wallet, but they’ll never leave their smartphone behind. It’s a fact of life today. Just last weekend, me and my wife went out for breakfast and sitting in the next booth was a couple, probably in their 50s or early 60s. They weren’t talking. Instead, […]

Security Alert: Outlook Exploit Steals Passwords!

Microsoft’s Outlook Web App or OWA as it is commonly called, has fallen victim to a covert attack that can potentially steal all of a company’s email passwords. Security firm, Cybereason discovered this malicious malware hiding in an OWA server of an undisclosed company. It was only through the customer’s vigilance in reporting application abnormalities […]

Criminal Hacks Are Increasing At An Alarming Rate

Our Labor Day holiday was shattered by the news that a series of data breaches and hacks occurred stealing personal and financial information. Even Hollywood is feeling the pain as nude celebrity photos started showing up on the internet followed by the news that credit and debit card information were stolen from Home Depot systems. […]

Password Security is a Big Deal!

Passwords are the first line of defense against an army of thieves and hackers trying to break into personal and business systems in an effort to steal identities and corporate secrets. Unfortunately, most people do not take password security seriously. To prove it, let me ask you a few questions: Do you keep a written […]