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Tips to Speed up Your Internet

Author(s):

Zehra Ali, ,

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There is nothing more frustrating than sitting on your computer with two programs open as you watch the Spinning Wheel of Death oscillate. We all get irritated when the internet speed is slow. But instead of shouting and breaking your new Macbook, try these tips for increasing the speed of your internet. Why Does Your … Read more

Password Safety: A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing a Good Password

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Password guesses on a notepad. First two are bad passwords and the third one is a more complex password.

Password security is the most basic and ubiquitous form of cybersecurity. Every single account created online has a password attached to it. They predate the internet by hundreds of years and to this day, they remain the most reliable form of user authentication. So why does everybody choose such terrible passwords? What Makes a Password … Read more

How to Keep your PC From Getting a Virus

Author(s):

Caleb Townsend, Staff Writer, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

A magnifying glass lays over a PC screen as blue spiked viruses float out of the PC screen.

Stop Replacing your PC Once Every Three Years. It is no secret that PC has a bad reputation. In addition to being viewed as the model that is more likely to receive a virus, PCs are seemingly built to break. According to most companies, when your computer slows down, or behaves unusually, it is simply time … Read more

Risk Management

Author(s):

Lauren Abshire, Director of Content Strategy, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

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In 2017, research has averaged the cost of a data breach to be over 7 million dollars. On average it takes an approximated 46 days to resolve a cyber-attack. Regardless of the numbers, it’s…

From the Fall 2016 Issue

Three Steps to Implementing an Insider Threat Program

Author(s):

Raj Ananthanpillai, CEO, IDentrix

THERE ARE MAJOR CHANGES ON THE HORIZON FOR GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS WHO WORK WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. There are major changes on the horizon for government contractors who work with the Department of Defense. By the end of November, the new Defense Security Service (DSS) NISPOM Change 2 will impact DoD contractors, requiring them to … Read more

From the Fall 2016 Issue

LINGERING VULNERABILITIES

Author(s):

Ragu Ragunathan, Principal Cybersecurity Consultant, Web Traits, Inc.

Most organizations depend on a complex set of information systems for their mission-critical functions. The risks to these systems and the information they contain are one of many concerns for management at all levels. For practical, operational reasons, most organizations will often allow for a few vulnerabilities that impact their information systems, with a plan … Read more