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“Krack” Wi-Fi security vulnerability and what it means for you

This week we found out about a Wi-Fi security vulnerability that affects all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Read this article for a great (and not-too-technical) overview of the vulnerability.

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Hey, I found a USB stick.

A good reminder below from our partner, KnowBe4, on USB sticks (aka thumb drives). We've stopped giving out branded USB sticks at events to make sure we don't encourage folks to plug in an[...]

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Wait, the new password guidelines are simpler?

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently updated their Digital Identity Standards. I bet you haven’t read them, but the NIST guidelines affect how sites and apps create[...]

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The Top Five IT Security Risks of 2017 Threat Two: Lack of Security Patching

 

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The Top Five IT Security Risks of 2017 Threat One: End Users

Hello readers, We'd like to introduce you to our guest blogger - Shawn Pate, Senior Technical Advisor. He's been a part of the WorkSmart team for over 6 years, and he is an absolute expert in IT[...]

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One Phish, Two Phish, Oops Phish...

Cyber-security is getting tougher every day. Hackers are smarter. Technology is advancing faster. And the losses businesses experience as a result of cyber-crime are astronomical. A quick Google[...]

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Is two-step authentication the only way?

With all the recent hacking scares all over the world, you know and understand that your cyber security and your business’s cyber security are extremely important. However, when it comes to[...]

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Cyber-crime and social engineering

For as long as there have been cybercriminals, there have been social engineers, or people who use tricks and scams to force other people to volunteer sensitive information. There are several ways to[...]

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9 cybersecurity terms everyone must know

Everyone, from doctors to lawyers, needs to continue learning to stay ahead of the times. Business owners might have it worst of all, oftentimes needing to stay on top of several industries to keep[...]

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Keep your Dropbox secure

The next time you visit Dropbox.com, you may be asked to create a new password. Why? Back in 2012 the cloud storage firm was hacked, and while it thought only email addresses had been stolen, new[...]

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