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Social engineering – A hacker’s psychological attack

According to cybersecurity experts at the SANS Institute, your best defense against social engineering is common sense. Believe it or not, hackers have learned that the easiest way to hack into a person’s computer or account is by tricking them into making a mistake. The cybersecurity world is using the term social engineering to describe… Continue reading →

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Fort Pitt Capital Group Celebrates the Super Bowl

Regardless of which team you root for throughout the season, chances are you watched the Super Bowl yesterday. Last Friday was a casual day for us at the office and we got together to celebrate the big game and enjoy each other’s company as well as some Super Bowl treats. Take a look, you might… Continue reading →

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What’s the passphrase?

To prevent hacking, we are often prompted to create “strong” passwords, which may include a numeric figure or symbol. But, have you ever considered going a step farther and using a passphrase? According to a SANS Institute newsletter, passphrases are, “Phrases or simple sentences that are easy to remember, but hard to hack.” The example… Continue reading →

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Catch Fort Pitt on your commercial break!

We’re happy to announce that Fort Pitt will have two new TV commercials airing soon. If you’d like to get a sneak peek, check out the videos below. These will air regionally in early 2017 and will give viewers a great look into our corporate philosophies and dedicated work with clients. Please be informed, no… Continue reading →

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How to keep online accounts and social media safe

During a time when technology is fast-changing and constantly evolving, staying current with online safety measures is difficult. Add on social media, and you have a plethora of cybersecurity advice to keep straight. As a refresher, here are four key steps to stay safe online, followed by a few updates to keep in mind when… Continue reading →

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