Stop your phone in its tracks

Your phone knows where you are standing or sitting at this moment. Most people know that. How else could you use GPS? While location tracking is essential for directions, it also helps big tech sell you things. “Targeted advertising” is a massive phenomenon. Companies are eager to flood your screen with ads, which are primarily influenced by your day-today habits. Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and many others make money off mobile ads, and they need that information to power [...]

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CED Solutions Offers Cyber Security Certifications

Become a Cyber Security Professional and Save $250 on upcoming CISSP, CEH, CHFI courses starting next week.  The savings applies to additional Cyber Security courses such as Security+, CySA+, CASP, CCNA: Security, CCNP: Security, CISM, and more. The best way to protect your Networks is to have properly training IT Security Pros on your team. Learn how to protect your LAN and WAN and important corporate information with Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Computer Forensics (CHFI), Security Analyst (ECSA), and Cisco [...]

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Is Your Company Compliant? A Take on GDPR by a CISO

There’s much talk about the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) that took effect on May 25 and its impact on US companies with European operations. As more and more information has been collected electronically over the years, it’s become necessary to mandate that companies better protect this information from being breached. With this mandate, the days of collecting and storing personal information are gone. Every company’s journey to GDPR is unique, but we can learn from each other. As [...]

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Trump signed the ‘Forever GI Bill.’ Here are 11 things you should know.

President Trump has just put his signature on a new law that will bring significant changes to education benefits for service members, veterans and their families.  The legislation known as the “Forever GI Bill” garnered strong bipartisan support in Congress, passing unanimously in both the House and Senate.  “Today our commitment to support and care for the men and women who have served our great nation has been reinforced with the signing of the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational [...]

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The Sorry State Of Cybersecurity Awareness Training

Rules aren’t really rules if breaking them has no consequences.  In today’s dangerous cyberworld, corporations often say that cybersecurity is now a top priority for them, especially after all the massive data breaches we’ve been hearing about on a day-to-day basis. But one has to wonder, if that’s case, why are so few companies doing cybersecurity training properly? Sadly, the most common and detrimental thing that many companies are doing wrong when it comes to training employees on cybersecurity is a [...]

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