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Shining Light on the Dark Web

25.08.22 05:03 PM By Scott Pettie - Comment(s)
Shining Light on the Dark Web

We’ve all heard of the Dark Web. The infamous private corners of the internet that are only accessible through special software that mask your IP address. You know, where you can do just about anything, from joining a book club to hiring an assassin. Maybe you want to play a chess match? Th...

Security Awareness Training is Essential for Small Businesses

25.08.22 04:40 PM By Scott Pettie - Comment(s)
Security Awareness Training is Essential for Small Businesses
According to research by the Ponemon Institute, approximately 80% of business data breaches are a result of human error. An article over on Entrepreneur explores ways to improve your small businesses security awareness.

 It only takes one careless employee to cause a big issue.”

Entrepreneur ...

Covid Alert app on Android - It May Not Be Checking

25.11.20 11:48 AM By Scott Pettie - Comment(s)

We have heard reports Android Covid Alert App being inconsistent on it checking for exposures and people not sure how to get it working again.

We just wanted to let everyone know the workaround at least until the actual developers fix it.

  1. Check and see if it's working at all: Go to Settings\Google\Co...

3 tips from NIST to keep your passwords secure

01.09.20 03:41 PM By Scott Pettie - Comment(s)

Our daily lives take place increasingly online. That brings a need to create and maintain dozens, if not hundreds of online accounts, each with logins and passwords.

At the same time, we routinely hear about data breaches, and unfortunately they show few signs o...

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