Just The Facts: Cybersecurity trends are heating up

QR code dangers

Quick Response (QR) codes are seen everywhere these days. They have replaced restaurant menus, they’re used in TV commercials, and they’re even spotted on the side of city buses. There is no doubt QR codes are convenient for accessing information, but it isn’t always the safest thing to use.

Just The Facts: Keep cool with these Cyber-tips

Don't let summer fun distract you from being cyber-safe!

Summer is a time full of fun and vacations! It’s also a busy time for cybercriminals who want to steal your information. Keep your cool and stop the hackers with our safety tips!

Here are some great travel security tips!

Be wary of QR codes.

Just The Facts: School’s out for summer!

Kids Internet Safety

Our kids are out of school for summer and soaking up the sun, but they will probably be soaking up some of the Internet, too. We would like to assume our kids know how to use the internet safely, but that is not always the case.

Just The Facts: World Password Day

World Password Day aims to educate and remind people how to create strong passwords to secure their personal information, accounts, and data. It brings awareness to new technologies that impact our journey to creating strong security practices, such as Multifactor Authentication apps and Single-Use code messages.

Just The Facts: Cybersecurity and the Russian invasion of Ukraine

On February 24, 2022, Russia began its invasion of Ukraine. The resulting sanctions have had global impacts, affecting consumers and businesses both in Russia and abroad, most notably for consumers in terms of energy prices. This month’s newsletter will highlight some of the main concerns many of us have regarding cybersecurity.

Increase Your IQ: Is your computer considered CLEAN?

In cybersecurity, a “clean” desk doesn’t mean a tidy desk.

It can be easy to let our workspace get a little messy with our busy days. We have notes to ourselves, documents (digital and physical!) and devices galore. All of this can start to clutter our desks, and clutter is one thing, but keeping our desks cyber-secure is another.

Just The Facts: National Clean Out Your Computer Day

Show your computer some love and clean it up!

Many people think of February 14th as Valentine’s Day, the day of love. But it’s also National Clean Out Your Computer Day! This month’s newsletter will talk about the importance of cleaning up your computer and give you some specific tasks and tips.

Increase Your IQ: New year, new habits

Cybercrime is on the rise and becoming increasingly advanced. This month’s newsletter highlights some of the major security threats and habits you can form (and stick to!) to stay cyber-safe.

Malware and phishing threats and how to avoid them

Malware is short for “malicious software.

Increase Your IQ: Stay cyber-safe this holiday season!

Our job is to help you stay cyber-safe any time! This month’s newsletter will highlight some of the cybersecurity dangers that come along with the holiday season.

Don’t get hacked this holiday season!

Phishing and shipping scams

We hear a lot about phishing scams in our work emails, but it can also happen in our personal emails.

Increase Your IQ: Don’t fall for these phishy tricks

Common phishing tactics

Phishing emails are one of the most common cybersecurity threats. With about 319 billion emails sent and received each day, users need to be on high alert for phishing attacks.

According to Proofpoint’s 2021 State of the Phish report, 75% of organizations around the world experienced a phishing attack in 2020, and 74% of those attacks targeting US businesses were successful.