Category: Digital Risk

You Need to Reboot Your Router Right Now

A recent bulletin from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warns that your router could be vulnerable to cyberattacks. This isn’t a rehash of last fall’s spate of firmware upgrades after the discovery of a vulnerability that would allow attackers to access private information or implement distributed denial of service Read more

What You Need to Know About GDPR

You would think that running social media and digital accounts for clients would have prepared us for the massive amount of email that has come in over the past month in the wake of the GDPR… but you’d be wrong. We’ve gotten quite the stack of notifications, and we’re betting Read more

Data Privacy Day: A Reminder of How to Stay Safe Online

What’s that? You haven’t heard of Data Privacy Day? You’re not alone. It’s not something everyone celebrates, and it doesn’t quite roll off the tongue, but it commemorates a very important milestone in the history of digital safety and security. The story goes all the way back to the early Read more

Keep Your Data Cyber-Secure

Think your data is cyber-secure? Put your knowledge to the test and up your digital risk management game with these actionable tips and online resources. Read more

Know your Digital Risk this Tax Season

It is 2017, and a new year means a new tax season. This year tax season comes with fresh threats as scammers try to leverage fear of the IRS to steal identities and money. January 30-February 3 is Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team), Read more

Cyber Alert: Holiday Phishing Scams and Malware Campaigns

On Wednesday, November 11th, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) released an alert reminding users that the holiday season is a time to remain vigilant and cautious when shopping online or browsing the internet: holiday phishing scams and malware campaigns abound. A significant increase in scams and spam is Read more

Pro Tip: Be Careful of Scam Phone Calls

We’ve written before about the abundance of spam emails, but while scammers are clearly branching out into the digital realm this doesn’t mean that email is their only tool.  In fact, within the last few years we have experienced a number of scam phone calls that purport to be from Microsoft or Read more