Remain Vigilant!

By now we’re all pretty savvy when it comes to recognizing a scam but remain vigilant! The “bad guys” are savvy too, particularly in the midst of this COVID 19 pandemic. Practice extra caution with calls from unrecognized phone numbers and “too good to be true”  or suspicious email offers. Especially links contained within those emails. Read these digital protection …

The 2020 State of Cybersecurity Networking Event

Farr Shepherd invited to speak at The State of Cybersecurity networking event hosted by Digital Resource. West Palm Beach, FL – 1/29/2020 – Farr Shepherd, President, Decypher Technologies presented The State of Cybersecurity 2020 in partnership with Jim King of Atlantic Pacific Insurance. The presentation was hosted by Digital Resource in West Palm Beach, FL. Farr’s speech covered 2 main …

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An Added Benefit For Our Managed Prevent Clients

An Added Benefit For Our Managed Prevent Clients Decypher has recently made a commitment to improving our processes in blocking unicode domain phishing. Unicode phishing uses emails and domains with characters that are so similar to the real thing that they can trick people into thinking the links are legitimate. Luckily, our email spam solution, Proofpoint, quarantines email from unicode domains …

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A Recent iPhone Scam

A RECENT IPHONE SCAM iPhones are notoriously safe against viruses and malicious software. And most of us would consider ourselves wise in detecting these cyber-scams in the current age of technology. However with Social Engineering, a scammer can easily impersonate Apple, for example. When caller ID says that Apple, Inc. is our incoming call, we would likely assume it’s safe, …

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Memorable Passwords, Phishing, and Troubleshooting

Memorable Passwords, Phishing, and Troubleshooting When Troubleshooting, Don’t Overthink It If your computer is acting erratically, try basic troubleshooting first. This could include powering the machine down, then back up, closing windows and quitting programs. Also, don’t forget about external devices, as sometimes disconnecting these can resolve the issue. Try disconnecting the keyboard, mouse, track pad, etc. to see if …