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8 Ways to Regain Control of Your  Facebook Profile

  • You are a data point in Facebook's world. They know what you do, what you like, where you go, how you get there, where you live, what you're worth and what you buy.. Curb their access with these 8 steps. 

Each one of us is a collection of data points. Every time we provide our email, shop online, download an app, enter a contest and share information on social media, we become data points,...

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It’s Q4: Welcome to Cyber Hell

If Q4 isn’t stressful enough for organizations, cyber criminals will make sure it is. The near constant occurrence of cyberattacks ramps up even more in advance of Halloween and the holiday shopping spree.

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2019 Amazon Prime Day Offers: Real or Fake?

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is nearly upon us, and with it, the annual uptick in cyber threats.  The shopping juggernaut starts at 12a.m. PST, Monday, July 15 and ends at 11:59 PST, Tuesday July 16th.  The blitz of promotional emails, online ads, and blogs linked to special deals are not only irresistible to shoppers, but to hackers who feed on high emotions and a sense of urgency.

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Three Consultants No Business Can Be Without

There are two professionals every business needs to avoid preventable risks: an attorney and an accountant. For businesses and nonprofits alike, add cybersecurity consultant to this crucial advisory group.

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How Long Does it Take to Crack Your Password?

Less and Less Time

 For a Baltimore area religious order, it took no time at all to crack their passwords, because members had stored them in the nifty Password section of this paper planner. When one member left it behind at church, it somehow got into the hands of, let’s call him a “less than devout” person, and it wasn’t long before that religious institution was hacked.

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HR Departments Targeted with Payroll Diversion Scams

Is your HR department trained to combat cyber-crime?

A wide-spread fraud scheme has been making a comeback in recent months and it's specifically targeting the department responsible for making sure employees are paid on-time, every time. The IRS warns that direct deposit and wire transfer scams are becoming more prolific and are bypassing even the most sophisticated technical controls....

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Who Hackers are Betting on for March Madness

The Cybercriminal's Final Four

Every year, March Madness is an enticing distraction for many employees. Whether your company embraces the championships as  morale boosting or puts a halt to distractions and unproductive behavior during the work day, it’s inevitable that March Madness is going to impact office productivity.

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It’s a win-win for Maryland small businesses: Lower taxes and cybersecurity

Every small company seeks to pay lower taxes to increase their profit margins on products and services that they provide. Now in Maryland that opportunity exists and with the added benefit of enhanced cybersecurity.

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Valentine’s Day Brings Out the Catfish.

Valentines Day brings out the best (and worst) in people. As couples scramble to book their dinner reservations and grab the last bouquet of flowers, singles are swiping and clicking to find last minute love. Yet in the search for love, many online daters are finding scams and fraud instead.

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It's National Data Privacy Day. Wishful Thinking?

Today, January 28, is National Data Privacy Day, the annual date devoted to raising awareness about the use (or misuse) of our personal data and the importance of keeping it private. Many would argue that ship has sailed.

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