Archive for author: Shannon Wilkinson

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Ransomware – The Bully that Steals Your Lunch Money or Will Tell Everyone About It

2019 was not a kind year to organizations in healthcare, education, and government when it came to ransomware attacks. O...

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Tax Season Scams to Lookout For

Tax season is upon us again and the cyber-criminals will be busy coming up with a new tricks, and continuing the old, to...

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Is Your Smart Camera System Spying on You?

Are your smart appliances spying on you? In the past few weeks, the national news in the US has been filled with stories...

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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Just like previous years, 2020 was not a good year for cybersecurity news.  As we look to the new decade in 2020, h...

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How to stay safe online this holiday season

Thanksgiving is not just a time to celebrate with family and friends as Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping has becom...

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‘Tis the Season – The Season for Phishing Scams

The holidays are just around the corner and for scam artists, it is really the most wonderful time of the year. Already,...

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Believe it or not, data breaches do affect children

Believe it or not, data breaches do affect children, even as young as infants. The worrisome aspect of recent massive da...

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The State of Healthcare Cybersecurity Could Raise Your Blood Pressure

The past couple of years have been rough for the healthcare industry and so far 2019 has been no different when it comes...

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It’s a Trap! – Data Breach Fatigue

It seems like we cannot go a week without hearing about a new data breach that has compromised user accounts, credit car...

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Review – Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

At the end of 2018, I was asked to provide a set of cybersecurity predictions for 2019. Now that we enter into the last ...