We often hear from folks that they “already have cyber security” because they have anti-virus or a firewall. They feel like that is enough to protect them from cyber attacks. However, this is a false sense of security. Here’s why. Cyber Security and Phishing First, phishing attacks account for most cyber attacks. The result of […]
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I spoke with a federal employee on Thursday who mentioned that he would be off work today for Veteran’s Day. I remember those good old days of working for the Navy when we were off for Veteran’s Day, Columbus Day, and all the other holidays when most people were off work or school.
The world has certainly changed since I was a child. I am willing to bet that if you are over 30, you likely have a similar opinion, and it is not about K-12 Cyber Security. It’s everything! The idea of someone coming into our school with a gun would never have crossed our minds. If […]
By now, most of us have heard about MFA. Which stands for Multi-Factor Authentication, NOT “Mother F* Aggravation.“ I am sure there are many users who have referred to it as such out of frustration for the extra 10 seconds (even though it may feel like hours) it takes out of their life to log […]
It’s finally here!!!The Federal Cyber Security Grant Program for local government has been released!The program will distribute $1 billion over four years for state and local cyber security programs.We will review the information and have more details on eligibility and the application process next week.Have a great weekend and #BeCyberSafe!Sheri