Monthly Archives: July 2016

Cybersecurity Reference Guide

The following information is compliments of True North Networks Information Security Policy Templates: https://www.sans.org/security-resources/policies https://www.csirt.org/sample_policies/index.html Education and Training: http://OnGuardOnline.gov    Educational tips and videos https://www.sans.org/tip_of_the_day.php     Great tips, may want to subscribe http://www.securingthehuman.org/ouch     Monthly newsletter https://www.staysafeonline.org   … Continue reading

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Ransomware Alert

I just received the email below from TrueNorth Networks  We want to alert you to a higher than normal increase in spam email activity. Researchers who track this activity recently reported a massive spike in spam delivering the Locky (and … Continue reading

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Red Flags for Client Well-Being

When should a trusted advisor start to worry? This information is compliments of Shorkend Care Management Advisors are used to clients being independent and competent  What signs should you look for that may suggest that they are in need of … Continue reading

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Types of Malware you Need to Know about

The following information is compliments of True North Networks Adware – a type of malware that displays advertisements on our computer and collects data about your browsing habits without your consent. Key logger – Malicious software that tracks the keystrokes … Continue reading

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Malware – What you need to know

The following information is compliments of True North Networks The term malware translates quite literally to “malicious software.” It’s an all-encompassing term that includes viruses, ransomware, worms, spyware, adware, and generally any software that is used to obtain sensitive information … Continue reading

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