Security Articles

Beware of Holiday Scams

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, unfortunately so do scams. This time of the year we see an increase in debit/credit card fraud and social engineering scams. Social engineering is the use of deception to manipulate individuals into sending money, or divulging personal information that may be used for fraud. Cyber criminals can […]

Business Toolbox: Cybersecurity Vigilance Must Always be a Priority for Consumers and Businesses

Since 2004, October has been declared Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States.  While the designation serves as an annual reminder for consumers and businesses to assess vulnerabilities and risks for cyberattacks and breaches, we must be vigilant every minute, hour, day and month throughout the year. Cybercriminals are on the prowl constantly from around […]

Student Debt Relief Fraud

You’ve probably already heard about the new government plan that will forgive some federal student loans, once it’s up and running. Also in the news: the federal student loan payment pause has been extended to December 31, 2022. But scammers are watching the news, too, so know this: you don’t need to do anything or […]

Mailbox Fishing Scam

Mailbox fishing scams have increased across the Northeast, and unfortunately they’ve made their way to Cape Cod. The scam generally takes place at USPS drop boxes, the blue mailboxes with the pull-down drop door. The pull-down door on the USPS mailboxes makes it far too easy for criminals to fish out your mail. There are […]

Cybersecurity in Times of Uncertainty

With recent events in the news, we know you have questions and concerns. One of those may be about cybersecurity. Am I more likely to come under attack? Am I at greater risk? We don’t have all the answers, nor do we know what will happen next. But we do know from a cybersecurity perspective, […]

Virtual Conferencing Safely and Securely

What is Virtual Conferencing?  With so many of us now working from home, you are most likely finding yourself remotely connecting with your co-workers using virtual conferencing solutions like Zoom, Slack, or Microsoft Teams. Your family members – perhaps even your children – may also be using these same technologies to connect with friends or […]