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Safeguarding Your LinkedIn Profile

Safeguarding Your LinkedIn Profile Amidst Emerging Security Challenges

LinkedIn’s user base has encountered a concerning surge in instances of unauthorized access to their accounts. This unsettling trend highlights a worrisome escalation of security breaches on the platform. Numerous users have raised concerns about their accounts being illicitly accessed or becoming inaccessible, leading to a wave of frustration and uncertainty as they grapple with unresponsive support from LinkedIn. A disconcerting development has seen some individuals forced into making payments to regain control, while others have faced the severe outcome of their accounts being irrevocably compromise…

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Business Leaders Urged to Prepare For Cyber Attacks

You may have already heard that President Joe Biden on Monday issued an urgent warning to American business leaders, telling them to strengthen their organizations’ cyber defenses immediately.  Biden said, “The magnitude of Russia’s cyber capacity is fairly consequential and it’s coming.” The White House has warned repeatedly about the potential for Russia to engage …

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GRIT Technologies Visits the Classroom. Jason Zurro Dawson Elementary School’s Career Day

GRIT Technologies Visits The Classroom

Our very own Jason Zurro was front and center stage last week at Dawson Elementary School’s Career Day.  Jason was invited to speak to Dawson’s 2nd grade class about his role as a Network Operations Manager and discussed several different areas of interest within the IT industry. Students learned about the evolution of computers, from …

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why Training Users On Phishing Is Important

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHGE2tu5bQc Phishing scams are nastier than ever this year. In a phishing scheme attempt, the attacker poses as someone or something the recipient recognizes and attempts to trick the target into divulging credentials, clicking a malicious link, or opening an attachment that infects the user’s system with malware, trojan, or zero-day vulnerability exploit.   This often leads to a ransomware attack. In …

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why You Should Monitor The Dark Web

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02rCPpiIP_I Let’s ask a question.  If you don’t know something is a problem, how can you take action? One of the biggest problems businesses are facing is stolen credentials from data breaches.  These credentials are sold on the dark web and are used to gain access to business networks to steal data, deploy malware, or encrypt and hold the …

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Why You Should Restrict Admin Rights

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRlf7OoCLUM The Importance of Restricting Admin Rights One overlooked issue for many businesses, is having everyone setup as a local administrator.   By making too many people local administrators, you run the risk of people being able to download programs on your network without proper permission or vetting. One download of a malicious app could spell disaster as this could …

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