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Save Time with Computer Keyboard Shortcuts

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 9/20/21 2:06 PM

Spending a few moments to master a few keyboard shortcuts can save you a lot of time navigating your computer. 

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Tags: computer shortcuts, computer keyboard





Cybersecurity:  4 Ways Your Employees Could Be Putting You at Risk

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 9/13/21 5:27 PM

Did you know that the global cost of cyber crimes will go over $2 trillion by 2021? It’s also just not government agencies or large corporations that have to worry about cyber attacks and data breaches. Small businesses are actually the biggest target for cyber criminals because they often have smaller IT teams and less security.

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Tags: cybersecurity, cybersecurity training





Back to School: How to Get Started with an Employee Cybersecurity Training Program

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 9/8/21 4:38 PM

September is time for back to school and back to business! This is a great time to get serious about training your employees to understand their role in helping a business or organization stay safe.

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Tags: cybersecurity, ransomware, cybersecurity training





Cybersecurity Tip: Don't click on that link OR dial that number

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 9/7/21 2:57 PM

Perfect timing!  Here's a phishing email that just arrived, and a prime example to show a few tips on how to spot a problem email.  The subject of the email was "subscription renewal", and at the beginning of the month a lot of these may arrive in anyone's inbox.  This one immediately caught my eye because the preview text showed "Hello dear".  The other thing to note is that we've all been taught to not "click on the link", but this one invites us to call a number.  That's a common new tactic and in the never ending cat and mouse game as computer users become more aware of dangerous links, the cyber criminals just come up with a new twist.

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Tags: phishing, cybersecurity, cybersecurity training





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