Guest Post – Picking A Virtual Meeting App

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a surge in the number of virtual meetings being held. Virtual meetings provide a safe way for companies to communicate and interact with employees who are working from home, business associates, and even customers.

While this reason for holding virtual meetings is new, the solutions enabling these meetings are not. For years businesses have been holding virtual ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Maersk, me & notPetya

A great post and a must read by Gavin Ashton.  If you are tasked with Identity and Access Management, you at least have to read the Do the Basics section at the end of the article.

Maersk is the world’s largest integrated shipping and container logistics company. I was massively ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day: Vanity Award Scam – 2020 Best of Business Award

Chef’s Special: Encrypted Message Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to ...

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Guest Post – How Many Websites Are There?

The Internet is an amazing development. perhaps the greatest invention in all of human history.  It is an unparalleled information repository, an incredible economic engine, a great liberator, and organ of free speech and expression.  It is truly revolutionary.

A wonderful guest post from Siege Media.


It’s estimated that over 1.7 billion websites exist, but this number fluctuates ...

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Guest Post – 10 Things Startups Need To Know About Cybersecurity

It is unimaginable for any business today to function without using any form of technology. But along with technology comes the risk of your equipment being exposed to cyber-attacks and your information being compromised. These attacks can be prevented by startups, whether big or small, by having a security-first mentality. Businesses that understand these threats can avoid these cyber-attacks which can ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Happy Independence Day

This is the day we celebrate our liberation from the King of England and the British Empire.  The United States was founded through civil disobedience and even warfare against a government that some considered oppressive and unfair.  Consider this: if the British crown had won, the “founding fathers” would have been considered terrorists, and hanged.  Your terrorists are ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  DNSSEC Upgrade Phish.  One exploit using many popular brands.

Chef’s Special:  Slack Phish.  A new phishing vector via the popular collaboration app.

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your ...

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Shouldn’t It Be Called Anti-Social Engineering?

Just as there is nothing “social” about social distancing, there is nothing social about social engineering.  We could easily call it anti-social engineering, since this is practiced by cyber-criminals and sociopaths to separate us from our personal information or our money.  A more common term would be scam or con.

These bad actors are masters at playing on our emotions.  When I teach a cybersecurity awareness course, I advise people to recognize ...

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