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.

Weekly Security Tip - 06/07/18

This week's topic: Backup Your Data

Electronic devices have become an essential part of our lives. With so much of our information stored on these devices, it is critical that we ensure this information is being backed up securely.

In this week's security tip video, learn how you can backup your information safely and securely.

Watch this week's Security Tip by

Advisor Armor



or paste this URL into your browser –
https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/100?brand_key=dl73v&ID=23865

Quick Tips

  • If you choose to backup your data onto a hard drive, make sure you encrypt that drive.
  • Hackers and computer failure are major reasons to consider a secondary form of backup.

Weekly Security Tip - 05/31/18

This week's topic: Fake Check Scams 

 

A new scam has emerged that could put your hard earned money at risk. Fake check scams are becoming more common as they leverage payment as a bait to lure in their victims.

In this week's security tip video, learn more about these scams and some of the signs you should watch out for.

Watch this week's Security Tip by Advisor Armor
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https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/99?brand_key=dl73v&ID=22773

Quick Tips

  • Never send money to people you don't know.
  • Watch for the common signs of a fake check which is overpayment.

Monthly Security Newsletter | 05/24/18

This month's topic: The Cybercrime Issue

Cybercrime affects all of us, both in our professional and personal lives. The threat of cybercrime shows no signs of slowing down as new threats emerge and profits become more lucrative.

In this month's Security Newsletter, learn about the global state of cybercrime and what the future might hold.

 

Read this Month's Security Newsletter
by Advisor Armor

Click the link below to access the Security Newsletter
https://www.pii-protect.com/SecurityNewsLetters/view/33?brand_key=dl73v&ID=23865

Quick Tips

1 in 131 emails contain malware so always be cautious of what you are clicking on.

Weekly Security Tip | 05/17/18

Weekly Security Tip | 05/17/18

This week's topic: Twitter Password Advisory

Another incident could leave your information vulnerable. A recent bug had left the passwords for Twitter users potentially accessible for cybercriminals.
 

In this week's security tip video, learn more about what happened and the steps you can take to protect your information.

Watch this week's Security Tip
by Advisor Armor

Topic: Twitter Password Advisory  
Click on link below to access the Security Tip
https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/98?brand_key=dl73v&ID=22773

Quick Tips

Update your Twitter password as soon as possible.

If your Twitter password was the same password used for other services, those passwords should be updated as well.

Weekly Security Tip | 05/10/18

This week's topic: Phishers Sending Fake Invoices

Employees with job functions that involve viewing or processing invoices are prime targets for scams. Cybercriminals are known to leverage fake invoices to steal money or to install malicious software on a device.
 

In this week's security tip video, learn how you can spot a fake invoice so you can avoid being the next victim.

 

Watch this week's Security Tip
by Advisor Armor

Topic: Phishers Sending Fake Invoices
Click on link below to access the Security Tips

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_-Z63MDtSzDHi1n2NeBmZGsBBAkrw4yy

Quick Tips

Double-checking invoices for legitimacy can help you avoid becoming a victim.

Hovering over a hyperlink in an email can help you confirm its legitimacy.

Weekly Security Tip | 05/03/18

This week's topic: Public Wi-Fi Safety

In our busy lives, it is all too common that we find ourselves in a situation where we need to connect to a Public Wi-Fi, but how can we be sure that our connection is safe and secure? 
 

In this week's security tip video, learn 10 steps you can take to remain safe while on Public Wi-Fi.

Watch this week's Security Tip
by Advisor Armor

Topic: Public Wi-Fi Safety
Click on link below to access the Security Tip
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_-Z63MDtSzDHi1n2NeBmZGsBBAkrw4yy

Quick Tips

Keeping your operating systems and internet browsers up to date can help keep cybercriminals at bay.

Avoid logging into personal bank accounts or well-known websites while using public Wi-Fi.

Monthly Security Newsletter | 04/26/18

This month's topic: Protecting Sensitive Data

Everyone agrees that protecting sensitive data should be a top priority for organizations around the world, regardless of their size or industry. But "protection" is a vague term that generally sums up the need for robust security procedures. 

In this month's Security Newsletter, learn about how you can strengthen your security skills and protect sensitive data.

Read this Month's Security Newsletter
by Advisor Armor

Click the link below to access the Security Newsletter
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1vthtXUvWCx-y51v_jTITQNiKtC0YOlVh

Quick Tips

When sending data, always verify the source. Always confirm the person who receives the data is the intended recipient and also has authorization to access the data.

Only transfer data via secure processes approved by our organization.

Weekly Security Tip | 04/19/18

This week's topic: Appropriate Home Electronic Disposal

It is becoming all too common that our electronic devices stop working or need to be replaced. When that time comes, it is important that we take the appropriate steps before saying farewell to our equipment.

In this week's security tip video, learn the steps you can take to safely dispose of your electronic devices.

Watch this week's Security Tip
by Advisor Armor

Topic: Appropriate Home Electronic Disposal
Click on link below to access the Security Tip
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_-Z63MDtSzDHi1n2NeBmZGsBBAkrw4yy

Quick Tips

If you have questions about disposing of equipment properly, contact your IT department for their assistance.

Even if your device does not work properly, there is still accessible data on it that needs disposed of appropriately.

Weekly Security Tip | 04/12/18

This week's topic: Prevent Identity Theft

With identity theft at an all time high, it is critical that we get serious about protecting our personal information. Although a cybercriminal's attempts at stealing your identity are always changing, there are ways that you can keep your information safe.
 

In this week's security tip video, learn some easy tips to help prevent identity theft.

Watch this week's Security Tip
by Advisor Armor

Topic: Prevent Identity Theft
Click on link below to access the Security Tip
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_-Z63MDtSzDHi1n2NeBmZGsBBAkrw4yy

Quick Tips

Consider going paperless or invest in a paper shredder.

Review your credit report and financial transactions consistently.