Election 2020 - TrustedSec in the News Pre-Election

November 2, 2020
Ahead of the 2020 Election, members of the TrustedSec team were asked to weigh in on various issues around election security. Here’s how to avoid election misinformation and scams during the 2020 election 2020 Election interest used by scammers to...
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7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your Wi-Fi

October 27, 2020
Do you know the signs of an unwanted guest on your network? GRC Lead Alex Hamerstone talks with Reader’s Digest: 7 Red Flags Someone Is Stealing Your Wi-Fi
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Brace yourself for a robust season of scams

October 22, 2020
To learn more about election scams, WJCL talked with Alex Hamerstone, a practice lead at TrustedSec, a security firm. Hamerstone helps major companies tighten their security — and thanks to his familiarity with scams, he can help us tighten our...
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Ways to protect yourself from a cyberattack

October 20, 2020
Cyber security specialist from Trustedsec, Paul Sems said the main goal hackers have is to steal money. To do so, they will attack a major data breach, similar to the incident that happened with Toledo Public Schools. One the data...
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US bans WeChat, TikTok from app stores, threatens shutdowns

September 18, 2020
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and will bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the...
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Companies pump up cybersecurity spending due to pandemic

September 3, 2020
“Working at home has increased companies’ attack surface dramatically.” -GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone Read the article: Companies pump up cybersecurity spending due to pandemic
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Cisco says it will issue patch 'as soon as possible' for bugs hackers are trying to exploit

September 1, 2020
“In order for the vulnerability to be exploited, a protocol known as IGMP needs to be enabled. That protocol is less common in enterprise networks and tends to be used by cable TV networks to do video streaming.” – Director...
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Google may be tracking your trip to the park, but there are ways to opt-out

September 1, 2020
“People would be shocked if they really sat back and thought about all the ways they are tracked.” -GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone Video Source: Google may be tracking your trip to the park, but there are ways to opt-out
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Gephardt: Cybersecurity Experts Warn Of Spike In Social Media Advertising Scams

August 18, 2020
Cybersecurity experts are sounding the alarm over persuasive advertising on social media that can scam you out of your hard-earned money. GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone joins the conversation. Video Source: Gephardt: Cybersecurity Experts Warn Of Spike In Social Media...
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