Weekend Update

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


Will working and schooling from home break the Internet?

I have been getting this question a lot lately.  Quick answer, it is unlikely, so no it won’t break the Internet.  But is is changing usage from downtown areas to suburbs.  See the map.  From Tech Republic.


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Weekend Update

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


How to Sanitize Electronics During COVID-19 Pandemic

Usually when I am talking about sanitizing a computer, I am talking about irreversibly deleting all the personal data.  If you work on a computer, especially a SHARED COMPUTER, the keyboard and mouse needs to be sanitized periodically.  A keyboard can have more germs than a toilet seat, and is ...

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WyzGuys Has A New Training Partner

WYZGUYS CYBERSECURITY, A DIVISION OF WYZCO GROUP INC, NOW OFFERS EMERGING TECH TRAINING AS AN AUTHORIZED TRAINING PARTNER WITH CERTNEXUS

Rochester, New York – December 2019 – WyzCo Group Inc, a leading provider of instructor-led IT Certification Training, announces the addition of in-demand emerging technology certifications and micro-credentials to their public training schedule thanks to their new partnership with CertNexus.

As companies navigate within the fourth Industrial Revolution, multi-vendor and open source solutions are the norm to provide best in ...

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Weekend Update

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


‘Was the Iowa Caucus Hacked?’

People Are Searching for Answers
After a night of confusion and uncertainty in which no results were reported for the Iowa Democratic caucus, people are searching for answers. As a cybersecurity journalist, I probably consider the hacking possibilities more than most, but it was hard not to wonder. Adding to the fire ...

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Experience, Certifications, or Degrees – What Matters Most? Part 3

We live in a society that places an unwarranted importance on college education. If you are in a STEM education track, a college degree may be worthwhile.  If you are in Business Administration, probably less so.  The world is awash in business administration and MBA candidates who can’t find jobs in their field, and are working in sales, retail, and food service jobs instead.  If you are looking to Liberal Arts ...

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Experience, Certifications, or Degrees – What Matters Most? Part 1

Are you looking to break into a career in Information Technology or Cybersecurity?  I have been working as an instructor in this field for several years, and I have trained many people, and helped them study for professional certifications so they could do just that.

There is a huge demand for IT and cybersecurity workers, and many job openings go unfilled for long periods of time.  But getting in the door for ...

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Top Phishing Emails

Phishing continues to be the number one method that over 90% of cybersecurity incidents and breaches happen.  Cybersecurity Awareness Training and Phishing Simulation company KnowBe4 recently posted an article on their blog about the Top-Clicked Phishing Email Subjects.  Sharing this information with your staff is one way to limit the impact of these email exploits.

Here are the top subject lines used in emails by actual cyber-attackers.

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