Category: Security Blog

KnowBe4 Security Awareness Training

You’ve seen them.  Those email messages from your bank that say they are making changes and ask you to LOGIN to your account using the link provided to verify your details.  Or a message from your principal saying that he needs you to transfer some money ASAP, and preferably in iTunes gift cards! These attempts to steal your personal information or money are known as Phishing.  And along with Smishing, Vishing, and who knows what is coming next, how can you expect to keep your data safe and secure?

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What is RACI and Why Should You Care?

Why should you consider using a RACI chart and approach to important projects or system changes? While is it is important to involve employees from all levels of a company by providing training and involving them in projects one must understand the drawbacks with too much employee involvement.

Identity Masking

Consider using identity masking service, such as Blur https://www.abine.com  to mask email, caller ID, and credit cards for the best Identity protection.

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Have You Been Hacked?

Set Email alerts in case your email account gets hacked and shows up on a hacker database.
https://haveibeenpwned.com/
First, reset your password and then set up 2 Factor Authentication (2FA).

 

Passwords

A strong password is a sentence that is at least 12 characters long. Use sentences or phrases that you like to think about (for example, “I love soft cookies.”). On many sites, you can even use spaces!

 

They Are Watching You

Some stores and other locations look for devices with WiFi or Bluetooth turned on to track your movements while you are within range.