Category Archives for "Stupid Simple Security Tips"

Stupid Simple Security Tip #17 – Last Line of Defense

April 15, 2021

“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” – Michael Gerard Tyson Iron Mike is rarely credited as a deep thinker and is certainly no IT expert, but his message should hit hard with anyone who believes they’ve accounted for every dire contingency. Spoiler alert: you haven’t. We’ve already examined several ways […]

  • April 15, 2021

Stupid Simple Security Tip #16 – Tales From the Encrypt

April 8, 2021

We’re not entirely done optimizing your protection – here is another crucial (but easy and FREE!) step towards avoiding catastrophic computer consequences. You’ve updated your passwords, activated 2FA, patched all your software, and are even using a VPN to log-on at Starbucks — you’ve made significant progress in covering your cybersecurity basics and deserve to […]

  • April 8, 2021

Stupid Simple Security Tip #15 – Forrest for the Trees

April 1, 2021

Improved passwords and two-factor authentication have made you a safer visitor while blocking malware has helped secure your home turf, but how do you protect yourself in-between while browsing the wild wild west of the World Wide Web? (say that ten times fast) You can take several simple steps to avoid evil on the Internet, […]

  • April 1, 2021

Stupid Simple Security Tip #14 – BeWare the Dreaded ‘Wares

March 25, 2021

Our last few tips have helped you secure your online accounts from catastrophic credential breaches, but what happens when the security battle suddenly makes its way to the home front? Malware, ransomware, adware, and a vast array of viruses are constantly seeking to infiltrate your system – a virtual pack of ‘Ware-wolves’ forever huffing-and-puffing at […]

  • March 25, 2021

Stupid Simple Security Tip #13 – 2FA or Not 2FA

March 18, 2021

We’ve established the importance of securing online access and the need to employ unique passwords. Still, password protection alone isn’t enough – you should enable another critical layer of verification with any restricted account. The bad news is that only 39% of lawyers are making use of this, according to the ABA 2020 TechReport. The […]

  • March 18, 2021
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