4it Helps Miami-Dade College Secure National Science Foundation Grant to Prepare a Cybersecurity Workforce in South Florida

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MIAMI – November 16, 2018 –  With the help of early adopters like 4it, one of South Florida’s leading strategic IT consulting companies, Miami-Dade College was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to prepare cybersecurity workforce in South Florida by developing and implementing an Associate in Science in Cybersecurity. The two-year Associate is aimed to … Read more

OneDrive Off A Cliff

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In my last blog, I posted about the value of implementing two-factor authentication (2FA) as a significant enhancement to the security of the traditional username/password authentication method.  The availability of free authentication applications like Google Authenticator, Authy, and FreeOTP (there are many more), and the ever growing list of public websites that now support these … Read more

Security Training Awareness: Create A Plan and Track Effectiveness

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As robust as your organization’s security program, policies, and toolsets are, there is still one vulnerability that even the most secure IT department cannot control – your employees. Cybercriminals rely on the fact that many employees are inadequately trained and underestimate the risks of phishing scams and ransomware.  With over 53,000 security incidents and more … Read more

Welcome to the New Normal

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Welcome to the new normal, as we usher in another massive worldwide fear inspiring ransomware attack.  I will spare you the technical details of this specific malware, but I do feel it is important to understand the common elements of this latest attack, and the ongoing preferred methodology being used in ransomware attacks. In April of this … Read more

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