Cybercriminals need shopping money for the Holidays and one of their favorite times to get yours is when you are shopping on #CyberMonday. https://youtu.be/ZPIEiQVQZ2I?t=31s Use these tips to help stay #cybersecure while shopping online for #CyberMonday and at any other time: Credit or debit? Use credit cards, not debit cards, for your online shopping. Debit cards … Continue reading Tips for Staying #CyberSecure While Shopping Online for #CyberMonday
Recently, news broke that in an effort to combat online revenge porn, Facebook is requesting that you send them your nudie pics! Here are some comments I shared with the Morning Dose television program: https://youtu.be/NdsHydFm9zI
Question: What do holiday charities, school closings,social media and ransomware have in common? Answer: They are all tools that cybercriminals use to steal money from you! Social engineering is a fancy way to describe old fashioned lying. It is what happens when bad guys use deception to get people to do something really dumb that they … Continue reading What do holiday charities, school weather closings, social media and ransomware have in common?
While the story of Kim Kardashian being robbed at gun-point while in Paris, France has created quite a stir in pop culture, it has lessons to learn about cybersecurity as well. First and foremost, it demonstrates the integral interplay between cybersecurity and physical security and how people need to always maintain situational awareness of how their … Continue reading Kim Kardashian’s Lesson on the Relationship Between Physical and Cybersecurity
I was recently asked to talk about online safety tips that parents should understand to help keep their children safe in the online world. Here are some of my talking points: Understand that this is social engineering in many cases -- these are bad people who are deceiving children into doing what they would … Continue reading Tips for Parents to Help Keep Kids Safe Online