Weekly Security Tip

This week's topic: How to Prevent Peeping Toms

Peeping Toms have made their way into cyberspace. Cybercriminals have the ability to gain access to your computer's webcam or microphones at home or at work.

In this week's security tip, learn more about how these Peeping Toms can get in and how you can stop them.

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Quick Tips

  • Keep your devices up to date with the proper patches installed.
  • Cover the lens on your webcam with a piece of electrical tape.

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Weekly Security Tip - 08/09/18

This week's topic: BEC Scams

Business Email Compromise scams, or BEC scams, use social engineering and deception to defraud companies and steal employees' identities.

In this week's security tip, learn more about BEC scams and how you can avoid becoming the next victim.

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Quick Tips

  • If you are asked to do something out of the ordinary, make sure you double or triple-check before carrying out suspicious instructions.
  • Use two-factor authentication to help protect access to all of your critical accounts.

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Weekly Security Tip - 08/02/18

This week's topic: Government Grant Scams

If it sounds too good to be true... it probably is! Scammers are now posing as "Government officials" offering you a chunk of money as a grant or stimulus package. Unfortunately, this is just another dirty trick to steal your money!

In this week's security tip, learn more about these scams and some tips that you can use to keep your money safe.

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Quick Tips

  • If someone is actively pursuing you to give you money, that may be a red flag.
  • Be sure to do your research to verify if an agency or organization actually exists.

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Monthly Security Newsletter - 07/26/18

This month's topic: The Rule of Three

The number three plays an important role in many cybersecurity concepts to help keep our identity and information safe. 

In this month's Security Newsletter, learn about some of the different triads that can help put cybersecurity into action. 

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Quick Tips

  • No matter your role, remember that security is a team sport!
  • Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability make up the CIA Triad which is the bedrock of information security.

This week's topic: Cryptojacking

 

A new attack by cybercriminals could be using your computer's memory and processing power to make a profit without you even knowing it.

In this week's security tip, learn how you can prevent cryptojacking from happening to you.

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Quick Tips

  • Never install software or applications that you do not trust.
  • Don't click links if you don't know where they lead.

Weekly Security Tip - 07/12/18

This week's topic: Take These Steps After Identity Theft

As we pad our knowledge base with the understanding of how cybercriminals operate, unfortunately not all threats can't be stopped, leaving identity theft a constant concern for us all.

In this week's security tip, learn about the steps you can take if you think you've fallen victim to identity theft.

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Quick Tips

  • Consider putting a credit freeze or fraud alert on your accounts to make it more difficult for criminals to use your identity.
  • If you notice suspicious activity on any of your accounts, it is important to act quickly.

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Weekly Security Tip - 07/05/18

This week's topic: Synthetic Identity Theft


A new form of identity theft is threatening our hard-earned money; and this time, it may be more difficult to detect. In this new twist on ID theft, criminals are taking pieces of data from multiple sources to create a brand new identity.

In this week's security tip, learn about this new version of identity theft and how to keep your information safe.

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Advisor Armor




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Quick Tips

  • Parents should be aware that their children's information could be used for identity theft.
  • If you notice suspicious activity on your child’s credit report, do not hesitate to freeze their account.

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Monthly Security Newsletter - 06/28/18

This month's topic: All About Social Media

 

The growth of social media in our lives has exploded over the past few years. Our obsession and reliance on these sites have unfortunately created a massive wave of security and privacy threats that can hit close to home.

In this month's Security Newsletter, learn about the shady side of social media and how you can use your favorite services safely and with confidence. 

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Quick Tips

  • Avoid sharing too much information when posting on social media sites.
  • Consider implementing a passphrase instead of a typical password. A passphrase can be easily remembered but is much harder to guess.

This week's topic: Non-Technical Security Tips Part 2

 

Are you technically challenged? You're not alone! The need to stay current on your cybersecurity awareness is critical. In this two-part special, we will look at some non-technical security tips that you don't need to be a tech guru to master.

This is part 2 of our two-part series on Non-Technical Security Tips. This week's video contains 5 new tips to keep you at the forefront of security.

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Advisor Armor




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Quick Tips

  • Watch for signs of a credit card skimmer such as loosely connected plastic or visible wires around the card reader.
  • Monitor your credit reports to stay informed of any fraudulent activity on your accounts.

This week's topic: Non-Technical Security Tips 

 

Are you technically challenged? You're not alone! The need to stay current on your cybersecurity awareness is critical. In this two-part special, we will look at some non-technical security tips that you don't need to be a tech guru to master.

Watch this week's Security Tip by

Advisor Armor


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https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/101?brand_key=dl73v&ID=22773

Quick Tips

  • Try to keep a clean desktop by organizing files and removing unnecessary content. 
  • Smartphones and tablets are just as much at risk for infections as standard computers so make sure they are protected as well.