Cyber Ques

Quanterion publishes blog posts of InfoSec and Cyber Awareness news and tips.

Teaching Cybersecurity in a Shifting Technology Landscape

November 10th, 2020

 

Teaching Cybersecurity in a Shifting Technology Landscape

Questions and Answers with James Rice, Cybersecurity Faculty Instructor at Mohawk Valley Community College and Cybersecurity Analyst at Quanterion Solutions Incorporated
To kick off Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week, Quanterion Solutions interviewed Cybersecurity Faculty Instructor James Rice (Mohawk Valley Community College) to explore today’s challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity education. Rice…  Read More

Quanterion Participates in National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

November 9th, 2020

Quanterion Solutions is participating in National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week that kicks off on Monday, 9 Nov. 2020.

National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week is a week-long campaign to call attention to the contributions to society and innovations that cybersecurity practitioners make.

It is a time to build awareness about the wide range of cybersecurity job opportunities, how…  Read More

Launching Your Cybersecurity Career: Insight from an Expert and an Intern

November 9th, 2020

Launching Your Cybersecurity Career: Insight from an Expert and an Intern
Questions and Answers with Quanterion’s Aaron Riesbeck, Manager of Information Technology/Software Development and Ryan Moran, Computer Science and Cybersecurity Intern
Why did you choose cybersecurity?
Aaron Riesbeck:  “Simple; I didn’t! In many ways, cybersecurity chose me. The reality is that when I was going through college, cybersecurity…  Read More

The Future of Connected Devices: Week Four of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 26th, 2020

Week of October 26 (Week Four): The Future of Connected Devices
As the number of Internet-connected devices continues to increase, more networks will be sharing increased amounts of personal or sensitive data. Cisco estimates show that the average person will own at least 15 connected devices by the year 2030 and that the number of Internet-connected…  Read More

Put the “Protected” Back in PHI: Safeguard Your Health Information with These Six Quick Tips

October 8th, 2020

It’s no secret that healthcare cyberattacks have been skyrocketing in these times, and that’s bad news for your Protected Health Information (PHI). The reasons behind the increase are just as complex as the sophisticated methods hackers are dreaming up to steal your data. However, the increase in patient involvement with their healthcare (for example, accessing…  Read More

Securing Devices at Home & Work: Week Two of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 8th, 2020

Week of October 12 (Week 2): Securing Devices at Home and Work
2020 saw a major disruption in the way many work, learn, and socialize online. Our homes are more connected than ever. Our businesses are more connected than ever. With more people now working from home, these two internet-connected environments are colliding on a scale we’ve…  Read More

7 Basic Cybersecurity Terms You Should Know

October 8th, 2020

7 Basic Cybersecurity Terms You Should Know
The Cybersecurity Awareness Month of 2020 marks a new era in information technology. It’s an era in which your role in protecting your data and privacy is vastly different than it was before the COVID-19 pandemic. This new era in the cybersecurity world indicates that cybercrime has escalated, and…  Read More

If You Connect It, Protect It – Week One of Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 7th, 2020

Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week 1 (Oct. 5–9): If You Connect It, Protect It
If you connect it, protect it. The line between our online and offline lives is indistinguishable. This network of connections creates both opportunities and challenges for individuals and organizations across the globe. The first week of Cybersecurity Awareness Month will highlight the ways…  Read More

Cyber Top Tip – Online Banking

September 1st, 2020

Did you know online banking can put you and your finances at risk of a cyberattack?

Our tip for you is to avoid linking your social media account to your banking app. Your banking information could possibly be shared to your social media sites.

Online banking is convenient, but it can put you and your finances at…  Read More

Cyber Fact – Mobile Banking

August 31st, 2020

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) put out an alert in June 2020 about mobile banking apps and said the rise in online banking may coincide with an increase in cyberattacks.

https://us-cert.cisa.gov/ncas/current-activity/2020/06/11/ic3-releases-alert-mobile-banking-apps