The art of dodging phone call scams and attacks

Not all cyber criminals are evil geniuses. Many cyber attacks happen with an old-fashioned phone call, mainly because there are fewer security regulations and it’s easier to convey emotion to trick people. The latest newsletter from SANS offers examples on the nature of phone call scams and attacks: https://www.sans.org/sites/default/files/2018-07/201807-OUCH-July-English_0.pdf Here…

GDPR: What is it & how does it affect me?

Recently, GDPR has been making headlines, but what is it? The General Data Protection Regulation is a law developed by the European Union (EU), which went into effect May 25, 2018. Regardless of where an organization is located, the law protects the personal information of all EU residents and requires…

How to protect your online accounts

Anyone with an online account is familiar with providing verification in order to login and access an account. Whether it’s to pay a bill, manage a service, or set up an appointment, a login and password is virtually always requested. These safeguards are put in place to protect the user’s…