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Patching the Spectre & Meltdown security vulnerabilities

You may have heard about the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities recently. While there's no evidence of anyone exploiting the security flaw, we want to make sure our clients are aware of[...]

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A compilation of cybersecurity predictions for 2018

Forbes just released a compilation of 60 cybersecurity predictions for 2018. While no one can predict the future, we’re sure that cybersecurity is going to stay in the headlines and at the top of our[...]

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Cyberattacks target schools, too.

NBC News recently shared this report about schools in Columbia Falls, Montana that were targets of a cyberattack. Hackers accessed students personal data—social security numbers, phone numbers—and[...]

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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 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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