Monthly Archives: June 2021
I’m shocked and upset about this LinkedIn breach. This is their second massive LinkedIn breach. It was reported that 700M users were effected in this breach, which is more than 92% of the total 756M users. The database is found … Read the rest
If you didn’t know already, phishing is a social engineering attack that lands in your inbox with the intention of stealing personal info. Often times, phishing emails appear to come from a known contact (friends, family, co-workers) or an organization, … Read the rest
Social engineering is a tactic used by attackers that takes advantage of people’s emotions in order to access sensitive or confidential information. It is very important to know who we are talking to and why the person needs the data. … Read the rest
Not many people bring to light and discuss that there is a difference between paranoia and preparedness in cybersecurity. Due to many breaches and the various headlines we tend to promote 24/7 security awareness, although it is a simple understanding … Read the rest
Parenting is hard enough even before considering the challenges of online security. In this article I will give you five tips to help you with those challenges. Obviously, every household has different needs, so view these as a generic starting … Read the rest
IN THE BEGINNING…
Passwords have been around since ancient times, back when you needed to know the correct word to pass or enter an area, and have evolved over the course of history to meet specific demands. The military developed … Read the rest
HIPAA defines business associates as a person or entity that provides services to a covered entity that involves the disclosure of PHI.
What is HIPAA?
HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was enacted in 1996 primarily to simplify … Read the rest
Nothing new with these Cisco Small Business Switches. A researcher, Jasper Adriaanse has identified several vulnerabilities, including ones that have been rated high severity, in Cisco’s Small Business 220 series smart switches.
These vulnerabilities were discovered to impact switches … Read the rest
In this tutorial you will be shown how to direct UniFi VLAN traffic to OpenDNS. Many companies love using OpenDNS due to it ease of use but sometimes it can be tricky to deploy on UniFi since the GUI keeps … Read the rest
The National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new document called: cybersecurity framework profile for ransomware risk management. The document contains detailed steps that you can take to reduce the risk of infection and it has … Read the rest