SIM Jacking

You’ve probably experienced the frustration of a smartphone that suddenly dies; usually following a hard drop or software update. But what if only part of it stops working, like the ability to make phone calls and send texts? The problem might not be your phone at all, but cyberthieves who’ve stolen your phone’s identity through…

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Edge vs Chrome, What is the Safest Browser?

What is the safest browser? Is there even a difference? When was the last time you thought about your browser?  Most people don’t. They use whatever came with their computer (or smartphone or tablet). Or, maybe they tried a bunch of different ones years ago, picked one they liked and stuck with it. But the…

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COVID-19 quarantine may be ending, but many are in no rush to get back to the office. Work from home (or even work from anywhere) may very well become the new norm — or at least a must-have option for attracting quality staff. So, how do you make remote work secure and efficient for your…

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You love the short commute and the casual dress code, but don’t get too comfortable: Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the current circumstances with email scams targeting remote workers. It’s easy to see why the dispersed office is so enticing to bad actors.  Imagine this scenario: You’re working in your physical office building and…

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Cyber Security Classes

Catch the Replay! Free cyber security classes and more Take time at lunch to learn something new; from Microsoft Teams for remote workers to email productivity to the latest in cyber security. We promise no bulleted lists of boring statistics: These cyber security classes are chock full of new insights and offer best practices, helpful…

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192K coronavirus scams reported

Intrust’s cyber security consultant, Dave Hatter, told viewers on Fox 19 recently that coronavirus scams are growing exponentially. According to Check Point, a cyber security software system, 192,000 scams have been reported in a one week stretch during this pandemic, Hatter said. “I think it’s fairly mind-blowing because again, that number is just from Check…

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Working at home with Alexa Intrust IT

For most people, part of working at home involves online conference calls, phone conversations with co-workers and logging into work via wi-fi. Intrust cyber security consultant Dave Hatter raises some concerns about confidential information, Amazon Alexa and working at home. Who’s Listening and When? Hatter recently told Reader’s Digest that smart speakers like the Echo…

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