Ransomware Guide – A U.S. Government Report – DHS CISA December 2020

Understanding Ransomware - A U.S. Government Report U.S.Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Published December 2020 Presented by SCARS Understanding Ransomware - A CISC Guide We want to share this document with the public to help create a greater understanding of these crimes. Our mission is to help educate & prevent cybercrime for individuals and their employers. Overview of Ransomware Ransomware is a form of [...]

Understanding Cybersecurity for Small Businesses [PDF][UPDATED]

Understanding Cybersecurity for Small Businesses [PDF][UPDATED] A SCARS™ Guide Originally published: March 2019 Helping small business come to grips with cybercesurity Essential 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 [...]

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 [...]

National Cyber Security Awareness Month – October 2018

National Cyber Security Awareness Month - October 2018 October Is National Cyber Security Month Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation's cybersecurity This October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) commemorates 15 years as an annual initiative to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. NCSAM 2018 is a collaborative effort between government and industry (including the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams - a US DHS partner organization) to ensure [...]

SCARS (and RSN) Are A Partner Organization In Stop | Think | Connect Program.

SCARS Are A Partner Organization In Stop | Think | Connect Program This includes RSN Too as the SCARS Scam Avoidance Education and Scam Victims' Assistance & Support Unit Stop.Think.Connect.™ It is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online. The Campaign’s main objective is to help you become more aware of growing cyber threats and arm you with the [...]