Cyber Security

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Oct2017
Ransomware has its own economy, funded by you. Ever wonder why ransomware has become so widespread these days? A ransomware infection in England shut down hospitals. Staff told patients that if they did not have an emergency, go home. The computers were not working. That is because the publishers have found a ... Read More
October 19, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Oct2017
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Protecting yourself online is more important than ever. That's why the Department of Homeland Security created National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. They also broke down action items by week. Here is the advice I found at https://staysafeonline.org/ncsam/about-ncsam/ for week 2. Week 2: Oct. 9-13. Cybersecurity in the Workplace ... Read More
October 8, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Oct2017
Overview of the CompTIA Executive Certificate in IT Security (Foundations). SACRAMENTO, CA. October 5, 2007. Today, Cameron Park Computer Services announced that its President, Mark Anthony Germanos, achieved the CompTIA Executive Certificate in IT Security (Foundations) designation. CompTIA reports "All too often IT security is viewed as a necessary evil, ... Read More
October 6, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Oct2017
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Protecting yourself online is more important than ever. That's why the Department of Homeland Security created National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. They also broke down action items by week. Here is the advice I found at https://staysafeonline.org/ncsam/about-ncsam/ for week 1. Week 1: Oct. 2-6. STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™: Simple ... Read More
October 1, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
equifax+mgn1

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Sep2017
Why the Equifax data breach matters. Earlier this month, Equifax disclosed that someone breached their database and compromised 143 Million records. Equifax is one of three services mortgagors use when determining if you deserve a mortgage for your new home. The data they have on us is...immense. The breach already happened. ... Read More
September 18, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Sep2017
Protect yourself by becoming high hanging fruit. High hanging fruit is tough to reach while low hanging fruit is easiest to reach. Suppose you went to an apple orchard and decided you wanted an apple. The owner said it was ok to pick one from a tree and eat it for ... Read More
September 10, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Sep2017
When in doubt, check to see if a website is safe. You have to be careful when web surfing. People use fake websites to promote their agendas, spread malware and rip you off. You can check a website if you are unsure whether or not that website is safe. A story for ... Read More
September 9, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Sep2017
When in doubt, check to see if a website is safe. You have to be careful these days. People use fake websites to promote their agendas, spread malware and rip you off. You can check a website if you are unsure whether or not that website is safe. A story for you. Jim ... Read More
September 7, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Username-password-phishing-attempt

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Aug2017
When it comes to phishing attacks, training is the ultimate protection. Phishing attacks happen every day. Fake e-mail, aggressive pop-ups and phone calls threatening IRS action confront us all. You and your end users cannot avoid them. You can, however, train them to become suspicious and avoid falling for phishing ... Read More
August 20, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
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Jul2017

Say NO to Ransomware

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Do not let ransomware authors win. Ransomware is all over the news. A few months back, the Wannacry ransomware knocked out England's hospitals' computer networks. Staff told patients if they did not have an ... Read More