Coronavirus Emergency

May 10, 2020
KABC interview with TrustedSec’s GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone. Eyewitness News. 6 p.m. PT 5/10/2020 “When you think about these contact tracing apps…but the bulk of them really are using Bluetooth.” – Hamerstone

Google, Apple Partner Up To Create COVID-19 Exposure Notification System

May 10, 2020
“When your phone is near another phone of somebody else’s, it is able to create a record of that connection…” -GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone CBS Los Angeles reports: Apple and Google have teamed up to prevent further spread of...
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UK wants to fight coronavirus with app that traces citizens, virus spread

May 5, 2020
“They would have to have locations service turned on for pretty much everybody.” CEO David Kennedy The National Health Service in the U.K. is encouraging people to download an app that aims to track and slow down the spread of...

Ohio among the top 10 states being targeted with coronavirus scams

April 24, 2020
“Scammers know when you have a very informative and engaged populous, it’s a good market for them.” -Alex Hamerstone on reasons why thieves are contacting the Buckeye State’s million-plus population.

12 Tips for Working From Home

April 18, 2020
“Any technology can be recorded, so you should always assume that it is and act accordingly.” -GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone READ

Hospitals face new cyberthreats during coronavirus crisis

April 17, 2020
“The first thing you have to remember is you’re dealing with criminals…You can’t trust their word to begin with.” – Incident Response Practice Lead Tyler Hudak READ
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Working from home: Expectation vs. Reality

April 14, 2020
WFH is looking different than many expected. David Kennedy is featured as CNN’s Richard Quest explores how CEOs are running global firms from their study, how to keep the hackers from worming into WFH computers. WATCH

How to Protect Yourself from 'Zoom-Bombing'

April 3, 2020
Alex Hamerstone, GRC Practice Lead at TrustedSec, explains why you might experience lags while working from home and shares how to protect yourself from hackers hijacking Zoom conferences. Watch

Watch Out! Scammers Are Using the Coronavirus to Steal Your Information

March 26, 2020
Whenever there’s a crisis, there are people who try to help. There are also some who attempt to take advantage of the situation by creating scams. Here are the ones you need to watch out for. READ