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Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

Release Date: 09/16/2019

How Many Times Per Week Are You Being Cyber Attacked? From Where? How? Why? show art How Many Times Per Week Are You Being Cyber Attacked? From Where? How? Why?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

How Many Times Per Week Are You Being Cyber Attacked? From Where? How? Why? We've got a new study out showing that North American organizations, businesses, and others, are being hit with an average of 497 cyber attacks per week, right here in the good old USA. [Following is an automated transcript] This is a study by checkpoint software technologies. Checkpoint, I used, oh my gosh. It would have been back in the nineties back then. They were one of the very first genuine firewall companies. And it was a system that I was putting in place for my friends over at troopers. I think it was New...

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What Happened With Facebook's Outage? When Will It Happen Again? show art What Happened With Facebook's Outage? When Will It Happen Again?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

What Happened With Facebook's Outage? When Will It Happen Again? Facebook had a huge outage all of its properties. So why did it happen? How did it happen? And what's going to happen in the future? The frankly, some of this technology just isn't that stable. And I'm going to explain why right now! [Automated transcript follows] [00:00:20] I've already talked about it a little bit this morning on the show, but Facebook was. Facebook was down a lot. Facebook too was down a long time. And Mr. Zuckerberg has now lost about $7 billion because of how long it was down. And Craig Peterson joins us now...

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Could Using the Right Multi-Factor Authentication Save You? show art Could Using the Right Multi-Factor Authentication Save You?

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

Could Using the Right Multi-Factor Authentication Save You? I had a good friend who, this week, had his life's work stolen from him. Yeah. And you know what caused it? It was his password. Now, you know what you're supposed to be doing? I'm going to tell you exactly what to do right now. Let's get right down to the whole problem with passwords. I'm going to tell you a little bit about my friend this week. He has been building a business for. Maybe going on 10 years now, and this business relies on advertising. Most companies do so in some way; we need to have new customers. There's always some...

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Are You Using Encrypted Email Yet? Here's How! show art Are You Using Encrypted Email Yet? Here's How!

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

Are You Using Encrypted Email Yet? Here's How! Security emails aren't something that most people think much about. Yet, they're becoming more and more important as the bad guys are monitoring us more closely to steal our information, and then there are advertisers. So, do you want them to see your stuff? [Automated transcript] Email is something that's been around now for quite a while. It was undoubtedly even before the internet standards came out. Many of the systems had a version of the email. I remember some systems back in the early. The seventies, late sixties that had an email...

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Do You Know How to Identify a Fake Web Page? - Whole Show show art Do You Know How to Identify a Fake Web Page? - Whole Show

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

Do You Know How to Identify a Fake Web Page? The FBI's reporting that more than 70% of all business hacks are because of our employees. They're clicking on emails, they're going to websites, what can we do? How do we know if a website is legitimate or not? [Automated transcript] [00:00:19] There's a great little article that McAfee published now, McAfee is a company that's been in the cybersecurity business for quite a while. [00:00:28] I do not use their products. I use some competing products. I have not been impressed with their products. [00:00:35] Let me tell you this particular web post...

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You Need to Start Using Burner Identities ASAP show art You Need to Start Using Burner Identities ASAP

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

You Need to Start Using Burner Identities ASAP! In this day and age, if you don't have a burner identity, you are really risking things from having your identities stolen through these business email compromises. It's really crazy. That's what we're going to talk about. [Automated transcript] An essential part of keeping ourselves safe in this day and age is to confuse the hackers. The hackers are out there. They're trying to do some things. Ransomware, for instance, like[00:00:30] business email compromise, is one of the most significant crimes times out there today. It hits the news...

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Apple is Adding Tech to Look At Your Photos For Child Abuse show art Apple is Adding Tech to Look At Your Photos For Child Abuse

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

Apple is Adding Tech to Look At Your Photos For Child Abuse This is a tough one. Apple has decided that it will build into the next release of the iPhone and iPad operating systems, which monitors for child porn. [Automated transcript] Apple has now explained that they will be looking for child abuse images in specific ones. And I just am so uncomfortable talking about this, but the whole idea behind it is something we need to discuss. Apple said they're going to start scanning for these images and confirmed the plan. In fact, when people said, are you sure you're going to be doing that?...

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The IRS Has Been Selling Bitcoin - Pay Up! show art The IRS Has Been Selling Bitcoin - Pay Up!

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

The IRS Has Been Selling Bitcoin - Pay Up! Bitcoin is all the rage. In fact, many people have considered investing in these cryptocurrencies or something. Of course, many have invested in it. I played around with them about a decade ago, and the IRS seized 1.2 billion worth of it. [Automated transcript] You might remember, we talked years ago about the IRS trying to tax things in the virtual world. So if you were in one of these real-life-type things and you owned property, as it were inside this virtual world, they wanted to tax it. So, of course, if you sold something with real hard money...

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The The "Great Resignation" in Big Tech - Better Jobs, More Money

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

The "Great Resignation" in Big Tech - Better Jobs, More Money There seems to be a worker shortage. And many businesses are finding that, frankly, people involved in technology are resigning; they're calling it a great resignation of workers. We have a lot of problems as business people, filling jobs nowadays. [Automated transcript] [00:00:20] And one of the things I've thought about doing is maybe even starting a course for people who want to figure out if this whole cybersecurity thing is right for them. I think that might make a lot of sense for some people. And there are some of you...

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Windows 11 Will Require a New Piece of Hardware show art Windows 11 Will Require a New Piece of Hardware

Craig Peterson - America's Leading CyberSecurity Coach

  1126-01-windows_11_and_tpm [00:00:00] Microsoft has had some incredibly successful operating systems and some significant failures. Think of windows millennial edition. While now they're coming up with windows 11, and frankly, things just aren't looking that good. [00:00:16] If you know me, you know how I have had some issues with Microsoft here over the years; they are a company that has been, in my opinion, very dishonest have been doing all kinds of immoral things for a very long time by destroying. [00:00:36] Parts of the market that they considered being competitors of theirs, so...

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I was on with Jack Heath. And we talked a little bit about Ring video doorbells and what's happening specifically to help stop crime. We also talked a little bit about Tesla drivers falling asleep. I guess that's not news nowadays. But we do now have a response from our friends over at Tesla. And of course, a little bit more when we're talking about our privacy, our security, and what's happening with these new medical apps. So here we go with Jack Heath.

My Security Summer is over. I hope that you all enjoyed the materials that I prepared for you.  There are more sheets coming your way this week, so keep an eye out on your email

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