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Cybersecurity - Why you  need to train your employees

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 5/3/18 3:13 PM

In case you missed it... here's a review of our latest webinar on cybersecurity from earlier today.

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Tags: training, cybersecurity

Phishing:  Would your employees click on any of these emails?

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 3/15/18 2:02 PM

Everyone thinks they won't click on a phishing link, but when we run tests, there's always someone who does!

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Tags: Microsoft Security Patches, cybersecurity, ransomware, training, HIPAA

Train Your Workforce so They Don't Get Caught by a Phish!

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 8/2/17 11:21 AM

The US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights July #Cybersecurity update reminds you to train your workforce so they don't get caught by a phish!  This statement is specifically targeted to healthcare "covered entities" but really applies to all businesses and computer users.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, email scams, training

Employee Training - Protect Your Company From Ransomware

Posted by Ann Westerheim on 5/18/17 8:08 AM

As I am sure you have heard, this past weekend we experienced perhaps the most extensive cyber-attack yet seen, as computer networks globally, in over 100 countries including the US, were infected by the WannaCry Ransomware.  Hopefully, your company was able to avoid this infection, but don’t relax - additional waves of WannaCry are expected, followed by increasingly more sophisticated ransomware variants.  Ransomware has not only become an increasingly profitable activity, but provides a warped sense of technical accomplishment for the cybercriminals who successfully perpetrate it.  WannaCry is just the beginning, and ransomware infections will continue, becoming increasingly more dangerous and difficult to stop, at the extreme threatening the very survival of your business.  You must now take the steps to protect your business.

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Tags: training, cybersecurity

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