Quanterion publishes blog posts of InfoSec and Cyber Awareness news and tips.
Why You Should Consider a Cyber Career
Cybersecurity is one of the hottest sectors today, with new threats and challenges emerging each day. And with that, there is a huge push being undertaken by both business and education sectors to attract individuals toward a degree and career in cyber. Interested in joining this exciting new workforce?… Read More
Fight the Phish: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week of Oct. 11 (Week Two)
Phishing attacks and scams have thrived since the COVID pandemic began in 2020 and today, phishing attacks account for more than 80 percent of reported security incidents. Week Two of Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 will stress the importance of being wary of emails, text messages… Read More
3 Fundamentals for Shoring Up Phishing Defenses
From ransomware to SolarWinds, the cybersecurity space has been as hectic as it has ever been over the last 12-24 months. However, for all of the emerging threats and news that are cropping up on the horizon, phishing — one of the oldest pain points in cybersecurity — is… Read More
Phishing is the most common cybercrime of 2020, according to the FBI, placing organizations and individuals alike under an increased threat of stolen or compromised data, assets, identities and systems.
This social engineering attack that attempts to trick users into releasing personal data accounted for 241,342 phishing complaints last year. This alarming number only includes the… Read More
Be Cyber Smart:
Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week of Oct. 4 (Week One)
As our lives have become increasingly dependent on technology, virtually all personal and business data is kept on internet-connected platforms, which can become a gold mine for bad actors. The first full week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will highlight best security practices and focus on… Read More
What is a digital footprint?
A digital footprint is the trail of data left behind by a person when they carry out any type of activity online such as posting to social media, shopping for gifts, commenting on videos, or sending an email. The information left behind can have real-world consequences. When you are online… Read More
Quanterion Solutions Incorporated today announced its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by registering as a 2021 Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the awareness of online safety and privacy. The Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program is a collaborative effort among businesses, government agencies, colleges and universities, associations, nonprofit… Read More
September is the third annual National Insider Threat Awareness Month, which is a collaborative effort between the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC), the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF), the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Intelligence and Security, the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, and the Department of Homeland Security to emphasize… Read More
Did you know older adults are five times more vulnerable to tech support scams than other age groups? Tech support scams use scare tactics to persuade users to purchase an expensive “solution” to a nonexistent problem with a computer.
Unfortunately, senior citizens are most likely to relinquish large sums of money to hackers posed as technical… Read More
Each annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 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… Read More