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29. What Is An AUP, And Why Do You Need One?

Make sure EVERY employee knows what they can and cannot do with company technology. Ongoing training is crucial.

28. Keep Your Mobile Phone Safe

Top 10 (or 11) tips for protecting the information on your phone

27. Lie, Lie, Lie!

Don't use real information when setting up security questions. That information is too easy to find online. Make something up. Get creative. Lie about your security questions!

26. Are You Sure It's Handled?

Are you backing up your WEBSITE?

25. Strong Passwords Can Work Against You

Learn how even strong passwords can work against you

24. Protecting Data on Mobile Devices

Keep sensitive and important data, files, pictures, contracts, etc., on a secure private cloud service, so it’s never on your employee’s hard drive in the first place. By storing this information in the cloud, you can immediately revoke access when a device goes missing.

23. Cover up your Webcam!

Why you might want to cover up your webcam with a sticker

22. Shadow IT. Where does your data live?

It's not just about downloading unauthorized software, but also about where your data lives. Everything is riding on the line!

21. Do this ONE Thing...

Keep your banking computer separate

20. What a Secretary Did...

Wait until you hear this story about what a secretary did

19. You're ASKING to be hacked!

I won’t tell your clients this, but you may be putting them at risk

18. The Number One Threat to Cybersecurity

You probably won’t guess what it is, but…

17. Three Essential Rules for the Cloud

Do these 3 things to make sure you’re not screwing up

16. You've Been HACKED! Now what?

Don’t think it won’t happen to you, because stats say it will...

15. A Warning if you Handle, Process, or Store Credit Cards

Use this simple checklist to make sure you’re compliant

14. Your Firewall is USELESS unless...

Immediately do this, please!

13. Don't Just Close Your Browser

It will take 2 seconds but save you.

12. Bloatware Nightmare

Virtually every electronic device comes with "free" pre-installed software. Ask yourself one question: Why is anything free?

11. Fire Alarms and Bookmarks

IT Security Tip: Bookmark the LEGITIMATE websites you frequently visit

10. What is the Dark Web?

IT Security Tip: What is the “Dark Web” anyway?

9. Phishing For Dummies

IT Security Tip: How to spot a phishing e-mail

8. How to Protect Against Ransomware

Stupid: trying to be your own cybersecurity expert. Irresponsible: trusting your IT person without a 3rd party audit. We'll give you the top 9 things to look for to know if you are properly protected!

7. Popups Cause Global Outage and Impact Millions

If large companies with seemingly unlimited resources still get hacked, what hope do the rest of us have? We'll tell you exactly what hope we have!

6. 100% of Law Firms Targeted by Cyberattacks

100% of law firms were targeted by cyber-criminals in the first quarter of 2020. We never speak in absolutes. But this is an absolute.

5. Blindsided by the COVID

In a mad dash to work from home, security was largely overlooked. It's understandable when the world is falling apart, but it's time to step back and take a closer look at how you have exposed your organization to data breaches, hacking, and ransomware. Some have already learned the hard way. Don't let it happen to you!

4. Your Bank is NOT Your Friend

Is bank fraud on your radar? It should be. We break down a $400,000 heist that could happen to any of us. It's not about the dollar amount, but how it happened. It can happen to any of us. And most likely will. Here's how to prevent it!

3. Painted Into a Corner

Using out of date software is irresponsible. But Windows 95?!? Come on, people! That's just stupid!

2. Stupid People Use Slow Computers

Stepping over dollars to pick up pennies is stupid. Here's just one example.

1. The Stupid Things People Do With Passwords

I used the same password for 15 years! Pretty stupid...