Cyber Facts

3 Fundamentals for Shoring Up Phishing Defenses

October 11th, 2021

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

Be Cyber Smart: Cyber Awareness Month Week One

October 4th, 2021

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

Romance Scams: Don’t Click and Tell

February 8th, 2021

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

Data Privacy Day 2021 Events

January 20th, 2021

Data Privacy Day is an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to create awareness about the importance of privacy and protecting personal information. As a Data Privacy Day Champion, Quanterion recognizes and supports the principle that all organizations share the responsibility of being conscientious stewards of personal information.

Millions of people are unaware of and…  Read More

What Happens to My Files When I Hit “Delete?”

January 20th, 2021

So you highlight the name of a file and press the Delete key. That file is gone for good, right? Not necessarily. Most systems only remove the link to the file. It’s still there until another file is saved over the older “deleted” data.
Getting rid of data…permanently.
Files that are never permanently deleted from old computers…  Read More

Data Privacy Day Tips for Individuals and Businesses

January 20th, 2021

Data Privacy Day, Jan. 28, is an international effort to spread awareness about data privacy and educate individuals on how to secure their personal information. It also works to encourage businesses to respect privacy and be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data. This year, Data Privacy Day 2021, spotlights the value…  Read More

Quanterion is a Data Privacy Day Champion!

January 20th, 2021

Quanterion Solutions announced its commitment to Data Privacy Day by registering as a champion for the campaign. As a champion, Quanterion recognizes and supports the principle that all organizations share the responsibility of being conscientious stewards of personal information.

Data Privacy Day is a global effort — taking place annually on Jan. 28 — that generates…  Read More

National Tax Security Awareness Week

December 3rd, 2020

Tax season is just around the corner, and the IRS says this year your financial data is at a higher risk with more people shopping online and working from home.

“As the IRS and our partners have strengthened our security standards, identity thieves have looked for new ways to find sources of information, and businesses need…  Read More

How to Shop Securely this Holiday Season

November 23rd, 2020

While millions of Americans enjoy online deals this holiday season, cybercriminals will be targeting unsuspecting shoppers. Your personal and financial data, device health, identity, money, and more are at stake as criminals seek to catch you off-guard.

Check out these tips to learn how to boost your security as you shop for the online deals:
Look for…  Read More

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