Holiday Giving Do’s and Don’ts

For many people, the holiday season represents a time to give back to the less fortunate by making a charitable donation. While this is beautiful and rewarding, it unfortunately may also open the door for scammers to prey on your kindness. In the past, well-meaning donors have been taken advantage of by fake charities; promises of fake rewards for donations;…
December 14, 2017

7 Tips To Protect Yourself & Your Identity During The Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season is the most joyful time of year - spent enjoying family, friends, and food. The last thing you should have to worry about is the threat of someone stealing your credit card information, or even worse, your entire identity. With today's increased dependence on technology, and significant data breaches announced almost daily; cyber crimes like identity theft…
November 21, 2017

Beware of Phishing Attacks

Phishing is becoming one of the most common hacking methods in today's cyber world. In fact, 91% of cyber attacks start with a phishing email. Whether through emails, online stores, banks, or social media sites; it is very likely that you will experience a phishing attempt at one time or another if you have any online presence. The infographic below breaks…
November 3, 2017

How to Deal With A Data Breach

The frequency of data breaches has increased rapidly over the years. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center there have been over 171 million records exposed in 2017 alone. So what does this mean for you and how can you protect yourself against this exposure? The infographic below will help you minimize your vulnerability to identity theft and guide you…
October 4, 2017

Protecting Yourself After A Disaster

Dealing with the aftermath of natural disasters can be extremely overwhelming. In these times of desperation communities near and far tend to pull together and work in a collective effort to get things back to normal. Unfortunately these situations also attract many individuals with negative intentions who are looking to capitalize on the people in the affected areas. Although the…
September 18, 2017

Securing Your School District

If you're like most superintendents, risk managers and CTOs, the looming threat of your network being hacked, breached, or taken offline worries you. Let's the main point out in the open—there is no single solution to protect your network, data, staff, and students. Even with a multitude of effective solutions and policies in place, you can still become a victim…
July 3, 2017

Responding to a Data Breach

It happened. You were going about your business when, all of a sudden, you discovered someone compromised your organization's sensitive information. There's no doubt that a data breach is incredibly stressful and can be quite costly. However, you have to act quickly. Many businesses and organizations don't have a cybersecurity policy or breach response plan, and drafting those plans in the…
June 5, 2017