Resources for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023 Resources

Quanterion Solutions is kicking off a cybersecurity resource program this week as a registered champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is a global initiative to promote cybersecurity awareness and best practices.  

See resources below, follow us on social media or join our cybersecurity email list to access cybersecurity resources, tips, and training materials for businesses and consumers all month long.

Resources for Businesses

Protect Your Business from Phishing Attacks

2023 Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion

Phishing is the most common cybercrime of 2022, according to the FBI, placing organizations and individuals alike under an increased threat of stolen or compromised data, assets, identities and systems.

Although the threat landscape has worsened, the fact that businesses remain a target for scammers has not changed. Help your organization protect itself against phishing attacks with these tips.


Office 365: Worth the Switch for Identity Management?

If you are planning to migrate to Microsoft Office 365, chances are identity management is one of your top concerns as you prepare to move scores of users over into a new platform. Quanterion Solutions analyzed Office 365’s basic identity management features to determine if the cloud subscription is more secure than its on-premise predecessor. Learn more about Office 365 and identity management.


Anatomy of a Data Breach

From breaches that impacted critical infrastructure like the Colonial Pipeline to hackers compromising healthcare records at UC San Diego Health, the last two years have been saturated by headlines of cybersecurity mishaps. However, many individuals may not know what a data breach is, how they typically start, and why they occur.

Use this article on identifying data breaches as a training resource for your employees to learn what data breaches are and why they are so problematic.


What is Federated Identity Management?

Interested in improving your company’s identity management? If your company is large, you may want to consider federated identity management.

Learn what federated identity management is and how it may be beneficial to your organization.



Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

Advanced Persistent Threats, or APTs, represent a growing and dangerous facet of today’s cybersecurity threat framework. These targeted attacks can remain undetected from months to years. This video reveals common indicators of an APT, the typical APT life-cycle and more.

Cybersecurity in the Workplace: 4 Tips to Keep Your Business Safe and Secure

Businesses that have suffered cyberattacks along with companies who’ve been fortunate enough to avoid being a victim of breaches and hack are looking at ways they can bolster their defenses and safeguard their data. But which plans, practices, and services should these organizations invest in?

Explore four cybersecurity steps for businesses of all sizes to better protect themselves against cyber attacks.


Need to perform a risk assessment for your company, train your employees in best cybersecurity practices, or mitigate your security risk? Explore Quanterion Solutions’ cybersecurity services.


Resources for Consumers

Your Digital Footprint: What It Is and How You Can Limit It

Your Digital FootprintThe actions you take online contribute to your digital footprint and may have real-world consequences. Your digital footprint could damage your reputation, may be shared by organizations, and possibly could be obtained by hackers and identity thieves. Learn what a digital footprint is and how you can limit it.




Online Security Best Practices for Seniors


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.

This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, educate an older person in avoiding online scams with these best practices.


7 Basic Cybersecurity Terms You Should Know

The Cybersecurity Awareness Month of 2021 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. Quanterion Solutions fully supports more involvement by you – the everyday Internet user – and has outlined seven basic terms to help you protect your personal online security.



The Ransomware Trap: What It Is and How to Avoid Getting Caught in Its Grip

Ransomware attacks crashed down on schools, hospitals and government agencies in torrents last year, taking advantage of the entities providing education, healthcare and assistance to individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Even worse, the ransomware threat is escalating by leaps and bounds. This menacing type of malware attacks a new victim every 14 secondsLearn what ransomware is and how to protect against it.


Teaching Cybersecurity in a Shifting Technology Landscape

Teaching CybersecurityQuanterion Solutions interviewed Cybersecurity Faculty Instructor James Rice (Mohawk Valley Community College) to explore today’s challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity education. Read the interview about teaching cybersecurity today.



Password Security

Password SecurityPasswords are a simple method of protecting data, but care must be taken in creating and using them because weak passwords are vulnerable to cyberattacks. This Cybersecurity Awareness Month, access password security tips and resources including a list of worst passwords of 2021.




Cybersecurity in the Home: 3 Steps Households Can Take

Most homes now run networks of devices linked to the internet, including computers, gaming systems, TVs, tablets, and smartphones that access wireless networks. Thus, having the right tools in place will instill confidence that your family members can use the internet safely and securely for personal and work-related endeavors.

Read about three cybersecurity steps for households to better protect themselves against cyber attacks.


Only have a few minutes to quickly scan quick cybersecurity tips? View infographics on ransomware, multifactor authentication, passwords, and phishing.

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