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ThreatAdvice Introduces NxtQ, A Cybersecurity-focused Trivia Application to Reward Cybersecurity Knowledge

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, April 2, 2018 –ThreatAdvice (threatadvice.com) a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence announced today that it is launching a trivia application NxtQ, to reward end users of ThreatAdvice’s cybersecurity education platform for th...

Spring Break or (cyber) Bust

When you check into your hotel on spring break vacation, one of the first things you may do is connect to the Wi-Fi that most resembles the hotel's name. You assume your data is safe — but now hackers are imitating the Wi-Fi at your hotel to steal your personal data. And they have ne...

Birmingham Business Journal Table of Experts: Cybersecurity

Recently Jennifer Skjellum, ThreatAdvice's Director of Blockchain and Crypto Innovation participated in a Table of Experts Series on Cybersecurity, hosted by the Birmingham Business Journal. Below are Jennifer's answers to the questions posed. View the full featur...

ThreatAdvice joins the Blockchain in Transport Alliance

ThreatAdvice a provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence announced today that it that it has been admitted into the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). BiTA was founded to engage thought leaders withi...

Privacy Patrol: 3rd-Party App Edition

According to reports by the New York Times and the Observer, the research firm Cambridge Analytica procured personal data from as many as 50 million Facebook users and used that data as part of its work on President Trump’s 2016 campaign. Though Facebook claims C...

2018 NCAA Malware Madness

March Madness is upon us, and just as the shot clock starts, so do the phishing emails. The publicity and increased web traffic centered around March Madness is a perfect opportunity for hackers to impersonate popular bracket and betting websites, infect those watching game live-streams, and g...

ThreatAdvice Hires Business Development Manager

ORLANDO, Florida, March 14, 2018 –ThreatAdvice (threatadvice.com) provider of cybersecurity education, awareness and threat intelligence has hired Windsor “Windy” Hall as business development manager. Hall will be located in the company’s Orlando, Fla. office that opera...

Cyber Security 101: K12 Lessons and Solutions

All organizations rely on email and access to the internet in order for employees or staff to be productive members. From banking to health care, city government and K12 schools, the problems of phishing, ransomware, sexual harassment, bullying and gun violence are issues everyone needs t...

Cybersecurity: The New Compliance

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a large increase in the number of regulations across all sectors regarding cybersecurity. Just a few of the sectors affected by new cybersecurity regulations include:

Financial
The financial sector has a number of new cybersecurity req...

The Everchanging Landscape of Financial Institution Security

by Blair Rugh

As you read this article recognize that the writer has the technical expertise of a parakeet.  Actually, because I worked for a bank automation company for about 25 years I do have some knowledge about the workings of technology in a financial institution, ...