Blog / Cybersecurity

Current advice, tips, and news on web security. CourseVector writes about several web security topics like Tech Support, Email or Domain Issues, Phishing, Data Breaches, and Backups.

Third-Party Security Vetting

Many businesses are outsourcing work to third-party vendors. There are many reasons to do so; it can save money, free up resources, and allow you to focus on what’s important. However, when hiring these external companies, it’s important that you ensure that you do your due diligence in regards to security. It’s been an all ...

Cyber Safe Work Security Awareness Poster July 2018

Cybersecurity Poster Cyber Safe Work Security Awareness July 2018 Downloadable PDF CourseVector grants permission to use this artwork for any non-commercial purpose as long as the CourseVector contact information remains, as is, on any reproduction or use.

Security Regulations Summary

Following are links to security information that may affect website design and/or may require website modifications. The GDPR is one of the strictest security policy and is being followed on this page because if you do business with anyone in the EU and surrounding areas, these rules apply to you. Further, the U.S. ...

Service Blue Domain Name Scam

We have added another domain name scam to our ever-growing list. The clickable box on this Email did not go to a domain registrar, and, in fact, the domain was not maintained by the indicated registrar. Paying the invoice, if even possible, would most likely end up in a loss of the paid ...

GDPR Phishing Warning – Scams Increasing

While your business may not be affected by GDPR, at this point in time, the vendors you deal with are affected. Almost all vendors have to cope with the new security rules. Examples might be, banks that have a foreign presence, Verizon, Comcast, Netflix, Facebook, etc. Probably at least 90% of the companies that we ...

Cyber Safe Work Security Awareness Poster June 2018

Cybersecurity Poster Cyber Safe Work Security Awareness June 2018 Downloadable PDF CourseVector grants permission to use this artwork for any non-commercial purpose as long as the CourseVector contact information remains, as is, on any reproduction or use.

GDPR In Brief

Begining May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect across Europe.  The European Commision has created this regulation to strengthen the protection of European citizens’ personal information by implementing new rules and providing European citizens specific rights. What Is The General Data Protection Regulation? In 1995, the EU came out with a ...

Cyber Safe Work Security Awareness Poster May 2018

Cybersecurity Poster Cyber Safe Work Security Awareness May 2018 Downloadable PDF CourseVector grants permission to use this artwork for any non-commercial purpose as long as the CourseVector contact information remains, as is, on any reproduction or use.

New Email Security Requirements

What local governments should know Just this week, the city of Atlanta experienced a ransomware attack, disrupting some of the city’s customer facing applications. This is a reminder that local government and small businesses should all take cybersecurity seriously. The U.S. government has taken steps toward safer federal websites and email protocol, protocol that would also ...

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