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Podcast by COMPASS Cyber Security

    Email Security

    Email Security

    Humans are the weakest link when it comes to cyber security and criminals are preying on this through email. Learn more about email threats and best practice tips to mitigate these risks in this episode of The CyberGuide.

    • 11 min
    WannaCry Ransomware

    WannaCry Ransomware

    The WannaCry Ransomware attack that began May 12, 2017 is one of the largest ransomware attacks in history. This attack used a computer worm, borrowed from leaked NSA exploits, to target Microsoft Windows operating systems at an unprecedented scale. To date, over 300,000 machines in 150 countries have been affected. This podcast offers an in-depth analysis of the attack and best practice tips to prevent ransomware from affecting your organization.

    • 6 min
    Protecting Yourself From Your Internet Service Provider

    Protecting Yourself From Your Internet Service Provider

    President Trump recently signed legislation that blocked the implementation of the Federal Communications Commission’s Online Privacy Rule that was to take effect at the end of this year. This rule was intended to prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from capturing and selling user data. Learn best practice tips to secure your sensitive information from ISPs on this episode of The CyberGuide.

    • 8 min
    The CIA Vault 7 Release

    The CIA Vault 7 Release

    This episode of The CyberGuide discusses the CIA Vault 7 Release on WikiLeaks. This exposed the CIA’s ability to manipulate and exploit software without consumer knowledge. For example, the documents introduced a new series of threat actors of which demonstrate the CIA’s capability to hack smart TVs and smartphones. Tune in for more information about the wide range of effects this leak has.

    • 12 min
    2016 A Look Back & 2017 A Look Forward

    2016 A Look Back & 2017 A Look Forward

    This episode of The CyberGuide reviews the landscape of cyber security in 2016 and offers predictions for 2017. Organizations are in the early stages of understanding the importance of cyber security and investing in it. However, threats, including ransomware and spear phishing, are becoming more sophisticated. These facts make way for an interesting future in an ever-changing technological world.

    • 33 min
    The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is the interconnectedness of devices that have an IP address, that are embedded in everyday objects, and have the ability to send and receive data. Examples of IoT devices include mobile devices, fitness trackers, and smart speakers, among many others. These devices have endless potential but users must be aware of the security implications of using them. Learn more during this episode of The CyberGuide.

    • 19 min

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