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RIP: My Cousin Alan Has Died - How to Spot a Social Engineering Attack

By Carl Keyser on Jun 1, 2020 12:00:00 PM

My cousin, Alan, has died.

He has ceased to be, bereft of life, he rests in peace, he has kicked the bucket, hopped the twig, bit the dust, snuffed it, breathed his last, and gone to meet the High Mucky-Muck in the sky. And you know what I have to say about that? Good riddance to him, the freeloading bastard! I hope he fries!

Topics: Phishing Social Engineering, Spear-Phishing Pretexting Vishing
1 min read

$500 to the Charity of Your Choice...

By Carl Keyser on May 18, 2020 4:34:23 PM

We've got a webinar coming up. I know, you've probably been inundated with requests to join webinars since this whole COVID-19 Pandemic started.

Topics: Ruckus Webinar Scale Computing Coronavirus Covid-19
4 min read

The State of Cybersecurity: Pandemic Edition

By Carl Keyser on May 11, 2020 2:33:10 PM

About a week ago I got a call from a phone number I didn't recognize. It was a Massachusetts number from out around Springfield. I've got family out that way, I figured "Carl, you better answer that."

Topics: Phishing Spear-Phishing Covid-19 Barracuda
5 min read

Covid-19: An Update on Public Schools

By Carl Keyser on Apr 30, 2020 12:06:20 PM

 
If you've been following along with the blog, you're probably aware of the work we've been doing with HB 1612/RSA 189:66. It's a bit of privacy legislation developed to help schools (public and private) protect their students' Personal Identifiable Information (PII) data.
Topics: HB 1612 Schools Coronavirus Covid-19
6 min read

An Ode to VPNs: Why Traditional Solutions Stink & Three Replacements

By Carl Keyser on Apr 15, 2020 8:30:00 AM

If you've ever had to connect remotely over Virtual Private Network (VPN) for work, you're missing out. Dante's Inferno would have included VPNs, had they been around in the 14th Century.

Topics: Cloudflare idaas Zscaler Zscaler Private Access VPN Idaptive Coronavirus Covid-19 Cloudflare Access
3 min read

Why Multi-Factor Authentication is Way Better Than Passwords

By Carl Keyser on Apr 13, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Multi-Factor Authentication

Time hasn’t been kind to the password. It’s continuously put down as one of the least secure methods of protecting systems. It’s not due to any fault of the password, though. People just have a hard time remembering long and complex passwords. And considering what's going on in the world with Covid-19 and how scrambled everyone is (for instance, I often forget what day it is now), a complex password might be the least of your concerns.

To help with that, we recommend Multi-Factor Authentication.

Topics: Coronavirus Covid-19 Work from Home Multi-Factor Authentication
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Hey Zoom Users! Here are 7 Ways to Avoid a Zoombombing!

By Carl Keyser on Apr 6, 2020 4:53:08 PM

 A new, and disgusting trend has reared its ugly head: Zoombombing. Zoombombing is when an online troll enters a Zoom video conferencing meeting with the intent to disrupt, disgust, and damage the occupants and derail the meeting's purpose or mission.

Topics: 7 Steps Coronavirus Covid-19 Work from Home Zoom

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