Cyber Tips

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

Protect Your Business from Phishing Attacks

October 11th, 2021

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: 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

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

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

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