Category: Cyber Security Resource

Security Quick Tips

If you have read my blog for any length of time, you know that I love quick tips. Information that is easy to digest, relevant, and fast is always beneficial in my book. 5 easy tips Security should always be...

/ August 20, 2020

Synthetic ID Fraud – manipulation of information

Recently, I’ve written a lot about your information being used fraudulently. Next, I want to talk about synthetic ID fraud – or fraud where a fake identity is created using all or some fake information. What is Synthetic ID Fraud?...

/ July 23, 2020

Your information and Unemployment Benefit Fraud

Criminals and fraudsters are employing their fraud tactics again, this time by using innocent Americans’ information. Welcome to Unemployment Benefit Fraud – a new tactic where online criminals use your information to apply for unemployment benefits, usually in other states....

/ July 6, 2020

How your business can avoid PPP scams

PPP loans have been rolling out since early April, with intermittent gaps related to funding of the program. Scammers, however, have been in full force since COVID-19 first hit the news. Businesses and consumers both have found themselves in the...

/ May 13, 2020

Avoid coronavirus (COVID-19) scams

Scammers and cyber criminals are now emerging hoping to prey on fears amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. What can you do to avoid these scams? Be wary of unsolicited offers of cures, free tests and other emails. Scammers often try...

/ March 16, 2020

Be Smart with your Last-Minute Online Shopping!

Scams, schemes and fraud; they are the last things on our minds this holiday season. However, we need to have a plan to be aware and avoid fraud. If we do not have a plan, someone else will – and...

/ December 18, 2019

Cybersecurity – We are all human

Have you ever made a cybersecurity mistake? I have. Don’t feel bad though, it happens to all of us – from the tech savvy to the not-so-tech savvy, we are all susceptible to letting an attacker in. The most important...

/ November 14, 2019

Thank you, veterans

I wanted to personally say thank you to all of our veterans for making our freedoms possible. Image courtesy of time.com Veterans remain a target for fraud Veterans continue to be a target of scams and fraud. According to a...

/ November 8, 2019

Top Online Take Action Tips

I love short, easy tips and this week is no different. The BBB and the National Cybersecurity Alliance have teamed up to create these short, easy-to-digest cybersecurity tips. Lock down your login Update system software Back it up Know what...

/ October 29, 2019

Facebook Account Security for Small Businesses

The National Cyber Security Alliance has released a short video on how to secure your business’ Facebook Page. The video covers 4 tips: Have a strong password Set up two-factor authentication Update your contact information Avoid suspicious request messages Check...

/ October 21, 2019