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Learn to detect phishing and other scams to protect yourself and your information.

Detect Phishing and Protect Your Information

Phishing techniques are changing all the time. A phishing attack might not even be trying to get more money – the scammer may use their illicit access to impersonate you and scam someone else. Learning how to detect phishing is the first step in defending yourself. See Attack Techniques Scammers are Using with Joel Hollenbeck…

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As Cryptocurrencies Try to Go Mainstream, So Do Cryptocurrency Scams

If you haven’t noticed, cryptocurrency is going mainstream—or is trying desperately to do so—with high-profile actors like Matt Damon appearing on Super Bowl ads to a major sporting venue, the former Staples Center in Los Angeles taking on the name of a new cryptocurrency company.

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Security awareness is the first step towards better security.

Security Awareness: Understanding and Appreciating the Risks

All security is personal. The first step towards better personal security is better security awareness. But in addition to awareness, you also need an appreciation of the security risks that are out there. See Security Challenges and Risks with Robert Siciliano for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Robert Siciliano is a…

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Cyber security risks are always evolving.

Cyber Security Risks: An Ever-Evolving Challenge

Using any technology comes with risks. Understanding that risk and how it evolves as technology evolves is essential to helping you minimize those cyber security risks. See The Constantly Evolving Subject of Cyber Security with Stephen Cobb for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Stephen Cobb is a best-selling author of dozens…

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Corporate espionage is effective, but not as sophisticated as you might think.

The Secrets of Corporate Espionage

Corporate espionage is alive and well, and not nearly as sophisticated as you might think. Competitors are hiring corporate spies to find out information and poach the best employees. In order to prevent it, you have to know how it happens. See Corporate Spying with Robert Kerbeck for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey…

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Why You Should Have a Cyber Defense Plan

If you’re not aware of and addressing blind spots in your cybersecurity, you can’t prevent or mitigate the damage from a cyber attack. A large part of creating a cyber defense strategy is being aware of the risks. See Risk Review Helps Discover Weaknesses with Ralph Russo for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey…

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Leah Wietholter has forensic accounting tools that anyone can use.

Forensic Accounting Tools for Business Owners

You can’t always prevent financial fraud in your business before it happens. But you can catch it early and limit the damage it can do. Easy-to-use forensic accounting processes should be part of your business owner toolkit. See Forensic Accounting with Leah Wietholter for a complete transcript of the Easy Prey podcast episode. Leah Wietholter…

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Melissa Trumpower of the BBB talks about the top scams of 2021.

The Top Scams of 2021 and How to Protect Yourself This Year

The top scams of 2021 range across all kinds of tricks and tools. The Better Business Bureau is collecting information about these scams – and Melissa Trumpower has tips to help you stay safe from scams this year. See The Top 5 Scams of Last Year with Melissa Trumpower for a complete transcript of the…

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