Archive content category ‘Awareness’

06.01.17 Using Public Data to Alert Missouri Entities of Vulnerabilities

Overview The State of Missouri Office of Cyber Security’s (OCS) “Using Public Data to Alert Organizations of Vulnerabilities” program identifies vulnerable internet connected systems belonging to organizations from various industries across the State of Missouri. The program identifies high-risk systems that, if left insecure, could lead to disruptions within critical infrastructure or significant data loss, […]

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03.20.17 Common IT Wisdom That Keeps You Secure

Day in and day out, employees hear the same things from their IT staff about cybersecurity and safety. Though they may sound like a broken record, there are very important reasons and rationale behind these practices and advice. Keeping safe and secure while connected isn’t just about how your system is set up – it […]

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11.01.16 Safe Browsing at Home

Staying safe online is a group activity – it is important to talk to everyone in your family about being safe online so all of them can recognize the danger and browse the Internet safely. Children and older citizens are particularly at risk because they might not be able to recognize phishing attacks, malware, and […]

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10.07.16 How to Create and Keep Strong Passwords

A strong password is a key to secure your information and sometimes the information of others or your place of employment. Creating a secure password is vital to staying safe while online, and just as important as creating a strong password, you must maintain that password. No password will keep you secure if others can […]

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09.30.16 Learn to avoid scams

Technology offers many benefits for connecting with people all over the world. Unfortunately, it also offers more opportunity for criminals to scam unsuspecting victims. Scams can take many forms; some are blatant while others are more subtle, and you can protect yourself by learning to recognize popular scams (link). Regardless of the method, here are […]

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