Be Cyber Smart. Are You Doing Your Part?

October crept up on us as hot summer nights quickly turned to cool, crisp evenings and green leaves have begun transitioning to yellows and reds in preparation for the annual autumn spectacular.  Children across the country are deciding which favorite Superhero or villain they want to be when they participate in the annual tradition of … Continue reading Be Cyber Smart. Are You Doing Your Part?

Beware the Lure of Data Phishers! Don’t take the bait.

It’s that time of year when anglers take to the waters and cast their lines in hopes of hooking bass, salmon, and other savory fish.  While spring and fall are peak times for sport fishing, there’s a different kind of “phishing” that’s always in season.  Phishing is when someone uses fake emails or texts (even … Continue reading Beware the Lure of Data Phishers! Don’t take the bait.

Digital Spring Cleaning

The days are getting longer and the nights shorter. Daffodils are blooming and birds are chirping. Spring is in the air! Cracking open the windows to let the warm breeze in, it’s also the time of year when many homeowners participate in the annual rite of passage known as spring cleaning.   As you dust and … Continue reading Digital Spring Cleaning

It’s the Most Fraudulent Time of the Year

Seeing an increase in financial crimes and fraud during the holidays is par for the course in this industry. But as with nearly everything we’ve experienced this year, we can expect a “new normal” in seasonal fraud and scams. The coronavirus isn’t the only thing hitting record numbers as it surges across the country and … Continue reading It’s the Most Fraudulent Time of the Year

Why You Need to Watch the Great Hack

Four years ago, Americans across the country were preparing to cast their ballots for the 45th President of the United States.  The 2016 election not only spawned unconventional and divisive campaigns that led to a stunning upset but also features the kind of cloak-and-dagger stuff that movies are made of.  In fact, a movie was … Continue reading Why You Need to Watch the Great Hack

The Social Dilemma

On September 9, Netflix aired a documentary-drama that provides insight into the impact social media has had and continues to have on society.  “The Social Dilemma,” directed by Jeff Orlowski, is designed to provoke thoughts, questions – and hopefully actions – that every member of society should be pausing to consider when they use social … Continue reading The Social Dilemma