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Virtual Conferencing Platform Tips

June 28, 2020 | Michael Aliperti, MS-ISAC Chair

With the recent move for many to working from home, there are a lot of questions around virtual conferencing platforms. Much of the attention has focused on the security of some platforms...read more

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Creating a Cyber Secure Home

June 9, 2020 | Randy Marchany, CISO of Virginia Tech, Guest Editor, SANS Security Awareness

In the past, building a home network was nothing more than installing a wireless router and several computers. Today, as so many...read more

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6 Steps to Securing IoT Devices and Taking Back Your Privacy

May 21, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

In today's world we are more connected than ever — not only to each other, but to our devices. For example, people now have the ability to open...read more

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What You Need to Know About COVID-19 Scams

April 30, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Taking advantage of current events is a common tactic that cybercriminals use to fuel their malicious activities. With the global pandemic...read more

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Mobile Banking Security Tips

April 28, 2020 | Leah Driver

We rely on our mobile phone for so many things - banking, emailing, texting, shopping, dating - it's important to remember we need to take steps to keep it secure, just like we do...read more

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IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams; watch out for schemes tied to economic impact payments

April 2, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft....read more

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Cyber Threat Actors Expected to Leverage Coronavirus Outbreak

February 21, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Cyber threat actors (CTA) leverage interest during public health threats and other high-profile events in order to conduct financial fraud and disseminate malware. We expect...read more

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Social Media Privacy

February 17, 2020 | SANS OUCH! Newsletter, February 2020

Most people would never consider walking into a crowded room and loudly broadcasting to total strangers all the details of their private life...read more

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New Year, New You - Same W-2 Tax Scams

January 16, 2020 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Tax season is in full swing, which means criminals will go to great lengths to separate you from your money, your identity, or anything of value within their reach. They may offer seemingly...read more

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10 Tips to Securely Configure Your New Devices

December 25, 2019 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

The holiday season is upon us, which means shopping for the latest gadget is in full swing. With the massive number of discounts available...read more

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8 Shopping Tips for the Holiday Season

November 21, 2019 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

It’s that time of year again, holiday shopping has begun! Everyone is looking for those unique gifts,...read more

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Own IT - Secure IT - Protect IT

October 23, 2019 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

The 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is in full swing! Held every October, NCSAM has been a collaborative effort between government and industry...read more

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Cybersecurity Tips for K-12 Kids, Family, and Friends

October 5, 2019 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Every child should be taught how to be safe online. In the new digital world, there are technological wonders, which often introduce cyber threats...read more

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Maintaining Your Digital Storage

August 6, 2019 | Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center

Over the years, many of us have collected a mountain of CDs, hard drives, floppy disks, devices, online accounts, and other mediums that store...read more

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Multi-factor Authentication

June 30, 2019

Have you noticed how often security breaches, stolen data, and identity theft are front-page news? Perhaps you, or someone you know,...read more