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SCARS|RSN™ Cyber Basics: Creating A Safe Password

SCARS|RSN™ 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 [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams Video – Stranger Trust

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams Video - Stranger Trust Stranger Trust Is A Documented Psychological Phenomenon That Opens The Door To Vulnerability! To learn more about Stranger Trust CLICK HERE » Do you remember not to talk to strangers? Stranger Trust is the first step in making yourself vulnerable! Once the scammer or cybercriminal is in the door, then you are lost control. THIS IS EXACTLY HOW SOCIAL ENGINEERING WORKS! Tags: Psychology of Scams, Stranger [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump's Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime We Applaud President Donald Trump For His Commitment To Strengthening Internet Safety And Critical Online Infrastructure. 2017-Present Here is a list of President Trump's Executive Orders that matter to us: EO 13873: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain EO 13870: America's Cybersecurity Workforce EO 13865: Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses EO 13863: Taking Additional Steps to Address the National Emergency [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware

SCARS|RSN™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware All about ransomware Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You've heard about it at the office or read about it in the news. Maybe you've got a pop-up on your computer screen right now warning of a ransomware infection. Well, if you’re curious to learn all there is to know about ransomware, you’ve come to the right place. We'll tell you about ransomware’s different forms, how [...]

Cybersecurity for Small Businesses – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: Cybersecurity for Small Businesses A Guide by the Federal Trade Commission, NIST, SBA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and presented by SCARS Cybercriminals Target Companies Of All Sizes Knowing some cybersecurity basics and putting them in practice will help you protect your business and reduce the risk of a cyber attack. Hover Over The PDF To View Controls - Use Up/Down Arrows To View Pages     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS [...]

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business

US|GCP™ Guide To Scams and Your Small Business Proudly shared by SCARS|RSN™ If you own a small business or are part of a non-profit organization, you spend a lot of time and effort making sure the organization works well. But when scammers go after your organization, it can hurt your reputation and your bottom line. Your best protection? Learn the signs of scams that target businesses. Then tell your employees and colleagues what to look [...]

3 Ways Companies Can Keep Us Safe Online – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: 3 Ways Companies Can Keep Us Safe Online Communication Pros And Marketers Can Support Brands In Creating Safe Digital Environments For Their Organizations, Employees, And Families Every day, billions of pieces of content are produced, posted, and shared online. From articles about the latest presidential tweetstorm to emails about the upcoming sale at Macy's, some of this content is helpful and, at the very worst, innocuously annoying. But with so much material [...]

Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS: Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool No More Ransom To The Rescue: New Decryption Tool Released For Latest Version Of Gandcrab Ransomware Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments The wait for the victims of GandCrab is over: a new decryption tool has been released today for free on the No More Ransom depository for the latest strand of GandCrab, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware to date. This tool was [...]

Our Website Is Secure – SCARS|RSN™

SCARS|RSN™ Website: Is Secure For a time, to facilitate your access we had to remove the https encryption, but we wanted to assure you that it has been turned back on and all communications between your device and this website are encrypted and secured by SSL https protocol. SSL HTTPS Protocol Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the [...]

LGBTQ Online Safety Guide – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: LGBTQ Online Safety Guide What LGBTQ Communities Should Know About Online Safety Download the LGBTQ_Online_Safety Guide [PDF] »   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: LGBTQ, Online Safety, Stop-Think-Connect, USDHS, Department of Homeland Security, Cybersafety, Cybersecurity, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - - - - - - - -   - - - - - - [...]

What Is Big Data? – SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: What Is Big Data? Big Data - Big Scams Databases If the pile of manure is big enough, you will find a gold coin in it eventually. This saying is used often to explain why anyone would use big data. Needless to say, in this day and age, the piles of data are so big, you might end up finding a pirate’s treasure. In our case we look for scammers - the real scammers [...]

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018

U.S. Government Shutdown Update January 5, 2018 As a result of Congress' unwillingness to fund our national security (including cybersecurity), we received this from the United States Department of Homeland Security: STC Partners, Please note, that due to the current federal budgetary lapse and funding hiatus, certain STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign engagements, including our Partner Call, are being deferred and/or canceled. As such, in fairness to both our private and public-sector partners, the next STC [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Scammers Can Access Your Bank Accounts

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Warning: Scammers Can Access Your Bank Accounts You Opened You Entire Life To Your Scammer They probably asked all they need to access your bank and account via mobile banking. They may use it or sell it. Either way, you need to take action right now! A Significant Number Of Online Security Schemes Use Security Questions To Verify It Is Really You Unfortunately, most people answer these questions with [...]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic] While threats continue to develop, so does the defense against them. It’s important to remember these past events in order to combat impending attacks. Milestone incidents are what made cybersecurity what it is today – take a look at the top 8 events that changed cybersecurity, and why they (still) matter. Why does this matter to a romance scam victim? Because you are the victim of a [...]

SCARS™ Scam Insight: What Is The Difference Between A Scam Victim And A Scam Survivor?

SCARS™ Scam Insight: What Is The Difference Between A Scam Victim And A Scam Survivor? An Exploration Of Mindsets As an organization, we have had the opportunity to observe the victims of scams from over 27 years. We have had the benefit of expanding our knowledge by professionalizing our activities as registered crime victims' assistance and support providers, in applying victimology and criminalistics, as anthropologists, as specialists in addictive behavior, in the psychology of scams, [...]

Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018

PRESIDENTIAL PROCLAMATIONS Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2018 During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we acknowledge the danger that cyber threats pose to our economy and public infrastructure, and raise awareness about steps we can take to mitigate and prevent future attacks.  As these threats have continued to increase year after year, my Administration remains committed to bolstering our Nation’s cyber defenses and strengthening our national security. Under my Administration, our Nation’s cybersecurity is [...]