09/14/2017: Equifax Breach
By now you may have seen or heard news reports about a data breach at Equifax, one of America’s big 3 credit bureaus, that resulted in the possible compromise of millions of Americans’ personal information. We are deeply concerned about this event and we want you to be aware of ways you can protect yourself […]Continue Reading..
08/10/2017: The Internet of What?
What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? We have become more connected than ever before. A little over ten years ago, we only accessed the Internet through a laptop or a desktop computer. Then, we added phones and tablets to our list of connected devices. Today, we have even smaller connected devices, such as fitness […]Continue Reading..
06/26/2017: Sun, Sand, and Cybersecurity.
From the Desk of Thomas F. Duffy, Chair, MS-ISAC School’s out and the beach and mountains are calling. It is that time of the year when so many of us pack our bags and hit the open road or head to the airport for a well-earned vacation. We may be ready to take a break […]Continue Reading..
05/03/2017: It’s a Trap!
Scammers are targeting more and more people, especially seniors, each year. Find out about different types of fraud and advice for when approached by scammers. Common Scams Telemarketing, Email, and Sweepstakes Scams – A scammer calls about a sweepstakes or a lottery the individual won that requires advance fees or upfront charges. They may […]Continue Reading..
04/18/2017: New Device? Secure Your Data!
Whether it’s a smartphone, laptop, desktop, tablet, or another device, check out the tips below to help you protect your technology and secure your personal data. Configure your device with security in mind. The “out-of-the-box” configurations of many devices and software are default settings often geared more toward ease-of-use and extra features rather than […]Continue Reading..