It MUST be true! I read it on the Internet!

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Ed Moore of Inter-island Software joined us this week, and we talked about how important skepticism can be when seeking information on the Internet. We gave ways of minimizing getting tricked, talked about Snopes and other good sites, about looking at sources and confirming, and ways you can separate the good info out there from the rest.

Even 5000 years ago they knew it: don’t believe everything you read.

Dan and Ben take the Helm!

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This week Dan and Ben took over the show while Jonathan is on vacation.  On deck were discussions about privacy, and what information is in and out of your control.  Have a listen!

Security: In and Out of your control

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Today we talked about security, a subject we have to touch on frequently.  We talked about some things you can control regarding your security, but also about things that are largely out of your control.  Still, there are things you can do to even minimize those risks.

The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards were introduced to ensure the reliability of the nation’s Bulk Electric System (BES) and is very important to prevent cyber attacks and reduce the vulnerability of your company, if you would like to learn more about it, we recommend you to take a look to this additional reading  that will explain better the security compliance.

Data security means protecting digital data, such as those in a database, from destructive forces and from the unwanted actions of unauthorized users, such as a cyberattack or a data breach

Top 5 Types of Data Protection
  • DATA ENCRYPTION
  • DATA BACKUP TO THE CLOUD
  • PASSWORD PROTECTION
  • IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT (IAM)
  • INTRUSION DETECTION AND PREVENTION SOFTWARE