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Using Caution with Email Attachments

Using Caution with Email Attachments A SCARS Insight Why Are Attachments A Concern? While email attachments are a popular and convenient way to send documents, they are also a common source of viruses. Use caution when opening attachments, even if they appear to have been sent by someone you know. Why can email attachments be dangerous? Some of the characteristics that make email attachments convenient and popular are [...]

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Social Media Cybersecurity

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Social Media Cybersecurity Now More Than Ever, Consumers Spend Increasing Amounts Of Time On The Internet With every social media account you sign up for, every picture you post, and status you update, you are sharing information about yourself with the world. How can you be proactive to stay safe online and, “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.”? You have to be Cyber Smart and take these simple steps to connect with confidence [...]

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Creating A Safe Password

SCARS™ Cyber Basics: Creating A Safe Password Creating A Strong Password Is An Essential Step To Protecting Yourself Online Using long and complex passwords is one of the easiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime. No citizen is immune to cyber risk, but #BeCyberSmart and you can minimize your chances of an incident. SIMPLE TIPS TO SECURE IT Creating a strong password is easier than you think. Follow these simple tips to shake up your [...]