Election Security: Secure Voter Data and Avoid Phishing

Be smart with websites and emails about elections With the U.S. elections quickly approaching, we’ve been talking about various aspects of election security. In previous posts we explained why elections are not administered online and discussed secure voting methods. Today we’ll dive into trust indicators for election communications, including how to avoid phishing and secure […]

5G Migration: Securing Connected Devices

As we discussed in previous posts, 5G technology is transforming the way the world connects and communicates, and its scale demands increasing reliance on the cloud. Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) are focused on creating enhanced 5G product offerings for their customers, and a huge part of that is the ability to connect more devices, provision […]

What is the Most Secure Voting Method?

In our last post we explained why elections are not run online — even though it seems most aspects of our lives are online — especially since the pandemic has required innovative solutions for remote life. This article will examine the current voting methods, using the example of the United States as it prepares for […]

If You Connect It, Protect It – Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This October marks the 17th year of the National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a U.S. collaborative effort between government and industry to promote safe and secure practices online. But that doesn’t limit participation to the U.S. In 2019 organizations and individuals in all 50 states and over 40 countries joined in. The 2020 theme […]

NCSAM Tip of the Week: Difficulty of Enforcing Computer Crime Laws

According to an FBI report, there were 300,000 victims of cybercrime, and criminals made off with a total of $1.1 billion. Although the average cybercrime came to only $3,666 per victim (as compared to $7,643 per robbery), criminals are able to commit upwards of hundreds of thousands of crimes with little to no risk of being caught.