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You Shall Not Pass! - Building a Better Password from Scratch


Anytime you sign up for a new subscription or account online, it usually follows the same routine. Think of a username (ideally not your real name) and a password.

A few simple guidelines for making a strong password include using:

The Future of Cybersecurity is Privacy

2018 was the year of the privacy scandal.

Uber found out that it had been breached and proceeded to track down the hackers and pay them off as part of the ensuing cover-up. The cover-up angered the Federal Trade Commission and the states’ attorneys general, resulting in a great...

Cyberbytes February 2019

Cyberbytes February 2019


Is Your IoT Device Smart Enough Not To Get Hacked?

By the end of 2020, there will be over 20 billion IoT (Internet of Things) devices connected to the internet. The amount of data that passes from device to device, device to server, device to cloud all carry known, but in most cases unknown, vulnerabilities. 

In October ...

Cyberbytes January 2019




Ransomware: The Pirates are Back

Mimicking pirates plundering on the high seas, cyber pirates today use malware attacks as a new money-making scheme. Healthcare providers, municipalities, transportation companies, banks, manufacturers, churches and other non-profits worldwide have been hit by attacks demanding a ransom. The m...

ThreatAdvice Ends Year with Major Contracts and Several Milestones

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, December 31, 2018 –ThreatAdvice, a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence finished the year strong, finalizing contracts with several enterprise businesses including Halski Systems,

FBI Warns of Cyber Scammers Targeting Holiday Shoppers

MEMPHIS, TN—The FBI Memphis Field Office reminds shoppers to be aware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to fool potential victims, including fraudulent auction sales, reshipping merchandise purc...

Cryptojacking: Why Your Organization Should Care

Of course, almost everyone has heard of bitcoin by now.  It is the gold standard of the relatively new and somewhat murky cryptocurrency world, or digital currencies that exist virtually online.  There are basically two ways to make money off of bitcoin or other digital currencies-su...

ThreatAdvice Names Frank Abagnale of “Catch Me If You Can” Fame as Company Spokesperson

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, December 10, 2018 –ThreatAdvice, ( a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence has named Frank Abagnale as its new company spokesperson. Abagnale, a former con ...

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