Tag: Passwords

CAM Week 2 – MFA and Securing Devices

Multi-Factor Authentication and Securing Devices at Home and Work (or School) This week, as we did last week, we are covering two cybersecurity awareness topics. We’ll discuss securing devices at home and at work (or school) and we will cover…

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CAM Week1 – Passwords, Password Managers, and Protecting Connected Devices

Passwords and Password Managers & If You Connect It, Protect It Welcome to the first week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Each week we will discuss two primary topics. One of those topics will be the CAM 2020 “official” weekly topic…

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October News from Information Security

October is here! Did you know there are 190 official and unofficial “days” in October? I know, there are only 31 actual days, but many days are workhorses, serving as “the day” for multiple celebrations, from National Pumpkin Day to…

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June News from Information Security

Welcome to the very late June newsletter! A failure to plan and pre-write the June newsletter, plus a virtual conference during the first week of June, then a frenzy of activity at work, then a couple of vacation days has…

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Data Breach Notification: LiveJournal

In 2019, there was news of a possible breach of LiveJournal data. In May of 2020, the breach was confirmed by the release of the data on a hacking forum. There were 26 million records exposed from the site, which…

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May News from Information Security

Wait? It’s May already? Where did April go? It passed by as we were stuck at home and no, you didn’t miss the the April newsletter, as it was lost in the work-from-home shuffle. There’s a hint of a light…

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Watch Out for Social Media “Surveys”

With everyone spending more time at home, traffic on social media sites has grown tremendously. One particular item to avoid during this time of boredom meltdown, even though they may be fun, are so-called “surveys” on social media sites. You…

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