Quanterion publishes blog posts of InfoSec and Cyber Awareness news and tips.
This World Password Day, social media is bombarded with tips for secure passwords, such as use strings of at least eight random characters, avoid your pet’s name, or include random symbols. But what specifically are the worst passwords to avoid?
Enter the NordPass “Top 200 Most Common Passwords of the Year 2020.” This extensive list provides… Read More
In honor of the first-ever Identity Management Day, the National Cyber Security Alliance recently hosted Twitter chat titled, “Respecting Consumer Privacy.” See below for responses that were tweeted live during the chat by Quanterion Solutions.
Quanterion Solutions participated as an Identity Management Day Champion in this awareness event that was founded by the Identity Defined Security… Read More
World Backup Day is Wednesday, March 31 and is an annual celebration to raise awareness about the importance of storing data copies in a safe location.
This year, World Backup Day holds a deeper significance as ransomware incidents continue to rise.
The best protection against data theft and comprise including ransomware is to back up data in a… Read More
Quanterion Solutions has announced that it will participate in the first ever “Identity Management Day,” an annual awareness event that will take place on the second Tuesday in April each year. The inaugural Identity Management Day will be held on April 13, 2021.
Founded by the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA), the mission of Identity… Read More
Looking to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft, and scams? Maybe you’re wondering about the best way to use credit, how to shop for a used car, or maximize your security online.
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a time to help people understand their consumer rights and make well-informed decisions about money.
Quanterion Solutions has information… Read More
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Ransomware is a form of malicious software that either locks down or encrypts a victim’s critical data or systems. The data is held hostage and users or organizations lose access to their information stored on networks, programs, files, or databases. Malicious actors demand a ransom in return for renewed… Read More
Romance scams are growing and are expected to be prevalent this Valentine’s Day.
Approximately fifty percent of Americans agree that dating websites are a good way to meet people. But as more people use dating websites, scammers see an opportunity.
Romance scams drained the bank accounts of trusting singles by more than $201 million in 2019, and that’s… Read More
Safer Internet Day (SID) is Tuesday, 9 Feb. 2021. This year’s theme is “Together for a better internet.”
Digital technologies provide us with a world of possibilities at our fingertips. Never before have we enjoyed so many opportunities to learn, exchange, participate and create. In 2021, this statement rings truer than ever: in the past year,… Read More
Today in the midst of growing instances of identity theft, take a moment to consider the worth of personal data.
What’s Mark Zuckerberg worth?
Short answer is a lot; $77.5 billion to be exact. And a lot of his money comes from the value of the digital fingerprints we leave behind as we go about our daily… Read More
Note: Information about Identity Theft Awareness Week is from the FTC website.
The Federal Trade Commission is launching Identity Theft Awareness Week, Feb. 1-5, 2021, with a series of events to highlight steps consumers can take to help reduce their risk of identity theft and recover if identity theft occurs.
Identity theft happens when someone steals personal… Read More